DescriptionPlease Note: This position is part-time but the successful candidate could be considered for full-time opportunities should they come available. This position will require working on the Sales Floor. Excellent customer service skills are a must! Part-time positions are usually scheduled 25 to 29 hours a week. Our Retail Centers will soon be open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sundays. Various schedules are available.OBJECTIVE:The Hardlines Associate will primarily work in a production environment processing donated items in one or more functional areas following Goodwill’s quality and pricing standards. The items will be prepped and placed onto the sales floor. The Hardlines Associate will occasionally be in contact with customers and will need to provide excellent customer service displaying an “Attitude of Gratitude” in order to support the mission of the organization.Functional Areas could include any of the following: Books, Electrical, Furniture, Housewares, Mechanical, Shoes, etc.RESPONSIBILITIES: Inspect all donations within assigned areas and make decisions on quality and value of product and pricing it accordingly, researching value as necessary. Place items on sales floor according to retail center policies and procedures, making sure area is well stocked. Assist Customers with product questions while providing excellent customer service. Ensure the production and sales floor areas are well organized, stocked, and clean to ensure store presentation and shop ability. Rotating/Pulling old/unsold product from sales floor ensuring that our product selection is always new. Help provide a safe working environment for you, customers and fellow employees. Cross-train in other departments/areas and act as back-up for other areas as required. Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Have a high attention to detail and ability to make decisions. Able to withstand prolonged standing, bending and lifting up to 8 hours per day. Able to lift up to 75lbs, use a dolly and pallet jack as required. Able to work a varied schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays with occasional overtime as necessary. Able to communicate effectively with customers, managers, supervisors, staff and peers.Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses.Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-VerifyWe promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.Physical RequirementsAttachment to Job DescriptionPosition: Hardlines Associate Dept Number:ContinuouslyFrequentlyOccasionallyNever5-8 hours3-4 hours1-2 hours0LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)Heavy: 45 lbs & overxModerate: 15-44 lbsxLight: 14 lbs & underxCARRYING:Heavy: 45 lbs & overxModerate: 15-44 lbsxLight: 14 lbs & underxPUSHING/PULLINGxREACHING:Above ShoulderxAt ShoulderxBelow ShoulderxTWISTINGxBENDINGxKNEELING/CRAWLINGxSQUATxCLIMBING - use of legs only (stairs)xCLIMBING - use of arms & legs (ladders)xHEARINGxVISION:Visual – closexVisual – distantxVisual - depth perceptionxHANDS/FINGERS:Simple graspingxFine ManipulationxRepetitive MovementsxWALKINGxSTANDINGxSITTINGxSPEAKINGxOTHER - Please describe:QualificationsEducationPreferredHigh School / GED or better
ExperiencePreferred1 year: Previous experience with retail, specifically with books, electrical, furniture, housewares, mechanical and/or shoes or similar.
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