SALES ASSOCIATE (Falls Church, VA)

  • Falls Church, VA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Dear Applicant:

 

Thank you for your interest in a position with Goodwill of Greater Washington.  Please be advised that, in order to be considered for this position, you MUST apply using the link provided following this message.  You may copy and paste the link, and start the application process.  Applicants that apply using smartrecruiters.com will not be considered.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to seeing your application.    

 

Job Posting link:  https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/dcgoodwill/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11211&esid=az

 

Goodwill is a nonprofit agency that provides job training and employment services to people with disadvantages and disabilities. Goodwill funds its mission primarily through the operation of a chain of 15 retail stores throughout the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. Goodwill is aggressively growing its retail division with plans to open six new stores by 2015. In addition to its retail operations, Goodwill has other diverse lines of business including custodial services, pest control and grounds maintenance businesses.

Goodwill of Greater Washington operates two career centers in Washington, DC (NE DC and Foggy Bottom) and a third in Arlington, VA, and employs almost 700 people in Maryland, DC and Virginia.

Job Description


DIVISION:

Retail Operations
 
REPORTS TO:
General Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, and/or Retail Team Leader
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides excellent customer service to retail customers and maintains the sales floor to ensure an exciting shopping experience.
 
Please be aware that as a member of Goodwill of Greater Washington’s Retail Staff and a condition of employment, you will be required to work a flexible schedule. In support of retail store and production operations this schedule will include work on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.     Provide professional and courteous customer service to all customers.
2.     Demonstrate accurate cash handling skills including making change, and operate and maintain the cash register, check and charge card machines.
3.     Know the merchandise being sold and answers customer’s questions courteously and promptly.
4.     Keep floor merchandise neat and orderly (racks, shelves, bins, and hangers), and assist customers with purchase selection if requested.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
1.     Maintain an orderly and clean register area.
2.     Assist with shipments and ensure that merchandise is taken from the truck and place on the floor in a timely manner.
3.     Be familiar with store security procedures and exercise security practices when necessary.
4.     Perform store upkeep duties as needed to include sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping shelves and dusting (including restrooms and dressing rooms).
5.     Perform other tasks as assigned by management.
Supervisory Responsibility:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

 Required Qualifications:

1.   Ability to effectively communicate with customers and GGW associates.
  1. Basic math skills.
  2. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time (up to 7 hours per 8 hour shift).
  3. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.
  4. Ability to bend frequently.
  5. High School Diploma or equivalent. Work experience may be substituted for education.
  6. Six months experience in similar work environment or equivalent training.
  7. Ability to provide world-class customer service to all of our customers.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications:
1.     Previous work experience in a retail environment.
2.     Excellent customer service related skills.
3.     Working knowledge of a cash register.
 
Please ensure that your resume reflects a history consistent with the duties and requirements desired for this position.
 
Dear Applicant:

 

Thank you for your interest in a position with Goodwill of Greater Washington.  Please be advised that, in order to be considered for this position, you MUST apply using the link provided following this message.  You may copy and paste the link, and start the application process.  Applicants that apply using smartrecruiters.com will not be considered.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to seeing your application.    

 

Job Posting link:  https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/dcgoodwill/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11211&esid=az

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace
and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.