The Salvation Army Thrift Store Manager Full Time in Fort St John, BC

The Salvation Army

Branch Fort St John BC CA

Thrift Store Manager
Fort St John, BC

Must have a general working knowledge of computers and be able to teach staff how to work the Cash Register and Debit sales machine….

• Directing all operations of the store to meet sales targets and control expenses
• Orientate, train and evaluate to meet Territorial/National standards
• Manage health/safety and other related issues at a store level
• Supervise and participate in daily operations such as sorting merchandise, performing transaction, etc.
• Plan store layout to attract customers, such as window and merchandise displays and merchandise displays and decide on in-store promotions and auctions
• Maintain a high level of customer service standard and create an attractive environment for customers
• Determine and maintain stock levels based on store spot checks and weekly sales records
• Complete all financial/operational paperwork to Ministry Unit Officer/s in a timely manner
• Ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of the store is up to standard policy
• Maintain control of inventory by ensuring that all merchandise is priced appropriately; control inventory shrinkage by close visual monitoring
• Ensure in-store safety, i.e. snow removal, clear fire exits, etc. ; ensure that the property (store) is secured at all times
• Ensure banking is completed as per store policy
• Formulate appropriate action to attain financial goals, monitor cost of store supplies
• Assure efficient check out service by properly supervising the training and scheduling of staff and volunteers
• Perform other position related duties as required
• Develop new and unique ways to improve service and to create new opportunities.
• Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations
• Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
• Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear and timely decisions
• Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities
• Determine strategies to move set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
• Assess problem, process relevant information, and generate possible solutions and recommendations
• Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
• Willing to pray with/for them when they request
• Perform other position related duties as required
• One to three year prior related experience including retail, marketing and store management experience. A fashion background is desirable.
• Must be able to work with minimum supervision and must possess good inter-personal skills
• Must have a good working knowledge of fabrics and fashion
• Ability to judge the quality of clothing and donated items
• Must have a general working knowledge of computers and be able to teach staff how to work the Cash Register and Debit sales machine.
• A good working knowledge of all Thrift Store areas of operation
• Ability to be flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment
• Ability to work with difficult or emotionally needy people in a patient and compassionate manner
HOUR: 40 hours/ week
Interested applicants must respond in writing by October 15, 2015 to:
Captain Sheldon Feener
Email: [email protected]
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Saint John, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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