Job Details

Requisition Number 10055 011119 CN4TTSAS
Post Date 1/11/2019
Title Store Associate
Posted Salary $10.50
City Pendleton
State OR
Description Location: Pendleton
Department: Thrift Store
Position Title: Sales/Cashier and Processor Associate
Status: Part time 29 hrs
Posted Wage: $10.50

JOB CLOSES: 01.19.2019

Please upload a resume and complete the job application provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note: A resume and completed job application are required to complete the application process. A job application is not considered complete unless a resume is provided and the application is dated and signed by the job applicant. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

To apply in person go to The Salvation Army Pendleton Corps, 150 SE Emigrant Ave, Pendleton Oregon 97801. Please bring resume, cover letter, and complete the application provided to you. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Rockal Newtson at or call 541.276.3301. Ms. Newtson is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
• Posted Wage: $10.50 per hour
• Sick Leave
• Vacation

Job Requisition Number: 10055 011119 CN4TTSAS

Requirements Sales-Cashier Processing Associate Job Description

The Salvation Army
Pendleton Thrift Store
Job Description

Position Title: Sales-Cashier/Processing Associate

Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Education and Work Experience:

1. Education:

• High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent is required.
• Some college, or trade school, courses (or online) in business or sales is desirable.

2. Work Experience:

• It is preferred that the candidate has had experience working in a consumer retail environment, assisting customers and handling sales transactions (cash, credit card processing, checks).
• It is desired the candidate have knowledge of second-hand products and general retail pricing.
• Candidate must be able to adapt well to a fast-paced sales and product processing environment.
• Additionally, experience working in processing – especially second-hand stores – is desirable.

3. Customer Interaction:

• Cashier/Processing Associate often will be the first and last person customers come into contact with as a representative of the Salvation Army Pendleton Corp and the Thrift Store.
• This employee must be able to interact with customers in a positive, cheerful, helpful and engaging manner, and especially support the Thrift Store in its merchandising schemes and pricing strategies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Detail oriented, especially handling purchase transactions, with accounting balance of register tills at the end of a shift or close of the store.
• Self-starter who sees and does what is needed to insure products on racks and shelves are kept orderly.
• Team player who fosters cooperation, mutual success and good will among fellow employees.
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure to meet goals.
• Customer service mindset in dealing with questions, concerns and/or issues.
• Willingness to keep the Salvation Army and Thrift Store operational information confidential.
• Consistently puts forth a cheerful, positive and energetic attitude – with absolute integrity.
• Capable of operating pricing/tagging guns (when needed to assist in product processing area).
• Willingness to be cross-trained in other areas of the Thrift Store operations, as may be needed.
• When working in Product Process, it will be necessary to operate pricing tools, carts and racks.

Software/Computer-Related Skills:

• Efficient operating POS/cash registers and credit card systems.
• Proficient using web search engines and smart phone bar code application reader (when assisting in product processing) to source competitive product pricing values.
• Experience using smart phone to look of comparable products and prices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Duties and Responsibilities:

• Cashier/Processing Associate reports directly to the Thrift Store Manager.
• This position also will be given duties and responsibilities in the product processing area.
• Scheduled days/hours may be changed, as necessary. Work the assigned hours and follow the designated rules, procedures and policies. Morning openings, evening closing and/or Saturday shifts will be scheduled.
• Cashier Station and immediate area is to be kept clean, orderly and proficient daily.
• Cashier/Processing Associate is responsible for helping to keep the sales floor area presentable.
• A Salvation Army color red style shirt (polo, collared, tee-shirt, or similar) and black pants or skirt (for women) will be the dress code, unless otherwise prescribed by management for special days. Clothing not provided. Alternate clothing must have management prior approval.
• As Cashier/Processing Associate, the Thrift Store standard “greeting” and “thank you” is imperative to consistently be put forth in an energetic, sincere manner.
• Thrift Store staff meetings are required attendance,and is paid as regular time.
• This position will be evaluated during the initial 3-months evaluation. At periodic intervals a written performance review will be done, in accordance with the Employee Manual.

2. Scope of Position:

• The primary focus of this position as Cashier/Processing Associate is to greet the customers in such a way they fully will enjoy their buying experience, be a regular repeat customer, and spread the good word.
• Additionally, this Cashier/Processing Associate doubles as a product processer (sorting, cleaning and pricing merchandise).
• All associates will have a scheduled chore.
• The Salvation Army reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities, as may be necessary, to meet operational goals and strategic objectives of the Thrift Store.

3. Daily Goals: All Cashier/Processors (when processing) have a goal of 8 carts/day or 8 racks/day.

4. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift 40-55 pounds – if needed to assist others in moving product for customers.
• Able to stand for long periods of time at Cashier Station or processing station.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information and background check. Conviction of a crime automatically will not preclude employment consideration; circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered. The Salvation Army is an equal employment opportunity employer consistent with the laws and regulations in the State of Oregon. Additionally, the Salvation Army Pendleton Thrift Store is a tobacco-free, and an alcohol/drug intolerant campus.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. However, a qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and does not put undue hardship upon the operational efficiency or process proficiency standards, nor would impact achievement of the operational goals and strategic objectives of the Pendleton Thrift Store.

Immediate Supervisor: Thrift Store Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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