The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Part Time Store Clerk for the Houston Service Center, located in Houston, Mississippi.
Job Summary: Assists store customers in donating, selecting, and purchasing store items; operates and maintains a cash register; responds to customers’ questions; maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of the store displays; ensures the security of store items and the cash register.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Assists customers purchasing items from The Salvation Army by ringing-up sales utilizing a cash register; collects monies, counts change and prepares receipts; prepares and packages purchased items; prepares and balances the cash drawer and runs routine register print-outs; prepares and delivers bank deposits; ensures the security and accountability of all cash register funds and sales records in accordance with established operating procedures. Prepares, processes and maintains various sales records, tax forms, and social service vouchers; prepares routine sales reports as directed. Maintains the neatness and security of the cash register area; ensures that forms, bags, etc. are adequately stocked. Assists customers by explaining store policy and responding to questions regarding the pricing and/or purchasing of items; ensures that all customers visiting the store have a pleasant experience. Assists customers who are donating items to The Salvation Army; directs customers to the proper loading/unloading area, may assist with hauling donations to the storage area; prepares and provides tax receipts as needed. Places and arranges items in the store as directed; checks all store displays to ensure that items are maintained and displayed in a neat and orderly manner; rotates and/or rearranges stock as directed; returns items to the proper location after customer's have handled. Answers the store telephone in a tactful and courteous manner; assists customers by responding to questions and providing directions and/or general information; may schedule and record donation pick-ups. Cleans all display racks and shelves; sweeps and mops floors; cleans windows and mirrors; ensures that the store is maintained in a clean and inviting manner. Opens and/or closes store doors in accordance with the store schedule.
Education and Experience: High School diploma or G.E.D. and experience working in a retail store preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to operate a cash register. Ability to perform routine mathematical computations and count change. Ability to perform frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting or operating a vehicle. Ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull light (less than 25 pounds) materials, supplies and equipment. Work is performed in a normal store environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather, with occasional discomforts associated with dust, noise, crowds, chemical odors and the like.
Additional Information: All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
- Pay Type Hourly
- Houston, MS 114 Washington Street 38851, 114 Washington Street, Houston, Mississippi, United States of America