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Sales Associate - South Congress

Company: Goodwill Industries of Central Texas
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

COMPANY:

Established in 1958, Goodwill Central Texas is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of lives through the power of work. We are the leader in workforce development, one of the largest employers in our region, and a cornerstone of the community. Our mission is funded through our donation-driven retail stores, comprehensive business and staffing solutions, and generous community support. Our vision is to empower every Central Texan to transform their lives through work and education. Join the team whose work empowers people to transform their lives!

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION:

Goodwill Central Texas is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in which all employees are valued for their skills, experience and unique perspective. This commitment is embodied in our company policies and in the way we do business. Working together as a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to our success.

We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Sales Associate is responsible for providing excellent customer service as a first point of contact to retail customers. Sales Associate will maintain the sales floor to ensure an enjoyable shopping experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide professional, friendly, and courteous service to all customers inside the store, outside of the store, and on the phone.
  • Accurately handle cash, including, but not limited to, make change, operate and maintain the cash register and credit card machine, and use of calculator when needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of merchandise and answers customer's questions courteously and promptly.
  • Maintain racks and shelves stocked with merchandise, keep floor merchandise neat and orderly (racks, shelves, bins, and hangers), arranges merchandise to maximize sales.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, bending, kneeling and climbing for prolonged periods of time (up to 7 hours per 8 hour shift.)
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds frequently.
  • Work a flexible schedule in support of the store opening, production and closing operations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English with customers and GCT associates.

BENEFITS:

  • Health insurance - Coverage as low as $12.00 per paycheck
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Career training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Training with assigned Career Coach
  • Opportunity receive a certification from out Career & Technical Academy

COMPENSATION

$9.50/hour with an increase after completion of 90 days of employment

We look forward to hearing from you and having you as part of our Goodwill Team!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Post offer background check is required to ensure applicant meets all eligibility requirements for the assigned customer/location. Alternative work locations may be offered as appropriate.

Keywords: Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, Austin , Sales Associate - South Congress, Other , Austin, Texas

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