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Retail Associate - Part Time

Company: Goodwill Industries of West Michigan
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Our mission is to Change Lives through the Power of Work!

  • Family-friendly hours
  • Flexible schedule
  • Closed on major holidays
  • Employee discount
  • Caring & Inclusive culture
  • Supports a great cause!
    Primary Responsibilities:

    This position is responsible for receiving and processing donated goods and materials at the retail store, including maintaining the sales floor and operating cash registers.

    Job Functions:

    Donation Attendant:
    • Receive donated items.
    • Sort donations by category.
    • Complete paperwork.
      Store Clerk:
      • Operate cash register.
      • Maintain displays.
      • Stock merchandise.
      • Remove empty hangers and outdated merchandise according to rotation schedule.
      • Maintain general appearance of the store including general housekeeping.
        Textiles and Hardlines Processing:
        • Follow sorting and pricing guidelines.
        • Recognize name brand, vintage, and collectible items.
        • Size and hang textiles.
        • Differentiate materials and place in proper containers, z-racks, etc.
          Material Handling:
          • Operate powered industrial trucks and other material handling equipment to move containers and merchandise.
          • Assemble / Disassemble containers, gaylords, Kit bins.
          • Make proper use of available space and materials.

            High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


            Minimum of one (1) year experience in retail operations preferred.

            Work Conditions:
            • Inside generally 100%, however, may include outside work on occasion.
            • Limited emotional effort. Work environment routine with periods of isolated high stress. Short deadlines requiring some overtime. Weekends and holidays required.
            • Available and on call for emergency situation at stores.
              Physical Requirements:

              Medium work, occasionally exerting up to 50 pounds of force and/or up to 25 pounds of lifting, frequent lifting up to 10pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing, reaching, handling, hearing, talking, seeing and repetitive movement.

              Core Competencies:
              • Must be able to provide positive internal and external customer relations and to easily interact and work with individuals referred for training.
              • Demonstrate ability to think independently in supervisor's absence.
              • Meet production goals.
              • Demonstrate quality control and accuracy with sorting and pricing guidelines.
              • Kaizen principles: follow 6S Checklist, procedures, signage, and layout.
              • Maintain a valid powered industrial truck license, when required.

Keywords: Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Grand Rapids , Retail Associate - Part Time, Other , Muskegon, Michigan

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