Company: Goodwill Industries of New Mexico
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Job Description Retail Associate Do you want more than just a
job? You want to learn and grow and to give back to your community.
You want a sense of fulfillment, a career, not just a job. Then you
want Goodwill Industries of New Mexico (GINM), where the power of
work can transform your life, and the lives of others. GINM is
looking for an enthusiastic, career-minded Retail Associate to
assist our customers and support our mission, which is to provide
skills training, job placement and social services to New Mexicans.
GINM is a second chance employer offering cross training in
different departments and advancement opportunities. Your
day-to-day responsibilities will consist of customer service,
accepting donations, sorting and processing those donations,
stocking the sales floor, cash register operations, just to name a
few. GINM is committed to providing employees what they need to be
successful. Benefits offered: Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Dental,
Vision & Medical Coverage, 403b Retirement Plan, Educational
Assistance and more. What are you waiting for? Apply at
https://www.goodwillnm.org and click on the ---jobs--- tab up top.
Salary starts at $13/hour, guaranteed 38 hours/week. Essential
Duties and Responsibilities: This list of duties and
responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by
this position and is not all-inclusive. Adherence to the attendance
and punctuality policies of Goodwill Exhibit excellent customer
service skills as related to your position Maintain confidentiality
of all privileged information. Performs other incidental and
related duties as required and assigned. Exhibits a professional
appearance and maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous
demeanor at all times. Responds to customer questions and issues in
a friendly and courteous manner; contacts supervisor as needed.
Provides efficient check-out to all customers; receives cash,
credit cards etc. as payment for goods. Counts money to verify
amounts, issues correct change, provides receipt for funds
received, wraps and bags merchandise. Verifies cash register
balances by comparing total on cash register with the amount of
currency in register. Maintains work area in an organized manner.
Promotes sales by setting up displays and organizing and arranging
furniture and merchandise. Maintains merchandise on sales floor by
stocking racks, counters, and displays with donated merchandise.
Maintains cleanliness of store by cleaning shelves, counters and
displays. Transports boxes, bins and crates to work areas;
distributes items and salvage to appropriate areas; disposes of
unsalable items. Responsible to process and price all incoming
donations, including wares, books, shoes, furniture, etc. Maintains
production levels; documents timely and accurately the number of
items/bins processed. Reviews donations for quality; determines
which items are routed to specific areas for further distribution.
Accepts and receives donations and ensures they are recorded
appropriately. Ensures donations area is secured at all times and
protect donations from misuse. Operates material handling
equipment. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff
meetings. Observes behavior of customers entering operation;
reports suspicious behavior to supervisor or security. Supervisory
Responsibilities: None Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge
of organizational practices, policies and procedures and compliance
with the same. Knowledge of and compliance with all safety policies
and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to
communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in
writing. Ability to exhibit excellent customer service skills.
Ability to read, write and understand English. Ability to interact
and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying
social and cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.
Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules. Ability
to work independently and demonstrate time management skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Knowledge of
visual merchandising, and sales promotion. Ability to calculate
figures and amounts including discounts, interest and percentages.
Ability to operate a cash register. Physical Demands and Work
Environment : While performing the duties of the job, the employee
is regularly required to use hands, fingers, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms; see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently
required to sit and walk, and may be required to stand for eight or
more hours. Work is generally performed indoors in a retail setting
where the employee will have frequent contact with the public. The
employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
and lift/move up to 50lbs and may occasionally be exposed to
outside weather conditions. Minimum Qualifications : The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skills, and or abilities required for the position. Individuals
must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.
High School Diploma/GED, preferred One-year retail work experience
or equivalent combination of education and experience,
Keywords: Goodwill Industries of New Mexico, Rio Rancho , Retail Associate, Hospitality & Tourism , Gallup, New Mexico
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