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The Salvation Army - Metro Division ARC Assistant Store Manager Brighton MI in Brighton, Michigan


Looking for a place where “Doing the Most Good” is a mission? The Salvation Army has an Assistant Store Manager position in Brighton MI available for the ideal candidate. We offer a competitive employee benefit program which includes a comprehensive medical, dental, vision, hearing and prescription drug plan, voluntary life insurance, paid holidays, and paid sick days. This position assists Store Manager with the following: store staff, production, sales, store maintenance, customer development, banking, and record keeping procedures. Support the Store Manager in all day to day operations of assigned Family store.

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.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Supports staff training and supervision as assigned.

  • Supports implementation of strategies to meet production and sales goals.

  • Assist manager with the store maintenance and appearance of the store regarding safety security, cleanliness, appearance and utility.

  • Ensures that the store follows all OSHA and Salvation Army safety and security policies and procedures.

  • Implements customer development and retention plans; creates an enjoyable shopping experience.

  • Communicates with the Store Manager regarding all facets of store operations including updating and sharing all incidents, concerns and ideas.

  • Works in conjunction with the store manager to keep income and expenses within budgeted parameters.

  • Must be available for a flexible schedule to work early shifts, late shifts, and most weekends, in order to observe and provide training to all store employees.

  • Work proactively in conjunction with the store manager to improve the image of The Salvation Army among staff and in the community.

  • Protects the resources under their supervision by implementing product control procedures preventing shrinkage through theft or spoilage.

  • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army.

  • All other duties as assigned.

    This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job-related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.

Education & Experience :

High School Degree or Equivalent. 2 years of retail experience, thrift experience is a plus. Associates Degree a plus.

Certifications :

Valid Driver’s License required along with an ability to drive on behalf of The Salvation Army per Salvation Army Policy.

Skills/Abilities :

Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with customers, management and co workers.

Basic computer skills including but not limited to the use of the Point of Sales System; the payroll program and all other programs or systems that are adopted by the TSA ARC.

Ability to give change accurately.

Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screeing and background check.

Supervisory Responsibility :

Supports the training and supervision the store staff.

Document and provide information requested about direct reports to store manager for a personnel review and corrective action.

Review and approve time and attendance for store personnel using the current payroll system.

Physical Requirements :

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, handle, or feel; and hear or talk. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Travel :

May be required to travel to various locations for work or training

Working Conditions :

The work environment for this position is a store environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. The environment may be dusty and may experience temperature fluctuations based on weather.

Job LocationsUS-MI-Brighton

Job ID 2021-17631

of Openings 1

Category Stores

Type Regular Full-Time