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The Salvation Army Intermountain Division Assistant Store Manager in Lewiston, Idaho


Position Title: Assistant Store Manager Status: Hourly, full-time SUPERVISES: Oversee the activities of staff, volunteers, and/or community service personnel. The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE: High School degree or equivalent Three years of demonstrated experience in a retail environment Strong interpersonal skills Demonstrated knowledge of cash controls and cashier procedures Experience reading computer spreadsheets and working with email, internet skills, Excel, Word, and other computer programs Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and margins Have a basic working knowledge of office machines Retail and supervisory experience preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Provide leadership and direction to assigned associates. Maintain daily production schedules and ensure safety, quality and production requirements are met. Track and coordinate department manpower, production, and budget. Analyze problems and implement countermeasures to improve department performance. Coordinate with other Assistant Managers and departments. Detail oriented Team player with a spirit of cooperation and work with all others towards goals set by management Ability to communicate to Corps Officers, Business Administrator, Store Manager, employees, customers, and donors in a professional and amiable manner Job requires the ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution in solving problems Careful about accuracy, and thorough in completing work tasks Job requires being pleasant with donors, fellow employees and customers, displaying a good natured, cooperative attitude Able to delegate job tasks and give instructions in an oral and/or written manner Self starter Strong use of the English language in verbal communication Good organizational skills Ability to work with the public in a courteous manner Must always exercise patience and be professional Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure Customer service mindset Ability to work with minimum direct supervision in and out of the production and/or warehouse areas Ability to read a map and assist in address location. Must complete and adhere to Protecting the Mission requirements and guidelines, including the ability to pass a TSA background check A valid, in-state license and ability to pass The Salvation Army's in-house driving test and MVR check If employee owns his/her own vehicle, must possess current auto insurance for instances in which a personal vehicle is used on TSA time and/or business. Please note that TSA adheres to the federal standards regarding mileage reimbursement. SCOPE OF POSITION: The Assistant Manager will work in coordination with the Store Manager in the responsibilities of meeting daily goals, motivation and development of store staff, merchandise organization, production, customer service, and sales while maintaining a clean organized retail setting. When the Store Manager is not on site, the Assistant Manager will be responsible for all daily activities in the store. Will be required to cross train in other Thrift Store departments and provide supervisory coverage in those areas as needed to include but not limited to operating a cash register, stock clothing racks, tag sales floor items, etc. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In coordination with and as designated by the Store Manager, oversee: Personnel Plan and prepare work schedules Train new employees and volunteers Demonstrate the highest standards of courtesy with employees, customers, and donors. They will exemplify the highest standards of integrity in leadership and loyalty to the job, supervisor, and to the Corps of The Salvation Army. Be involved in motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. They will encourage and bu ld mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members, actively interacting with employees. Will provide specific written input for annual evaluations of employees and evaluation of volunteers as needed from referring The Assistant Manager will facilitate regularly scheduled staff meetings to communicate the goals of the organization and recommendations for improving operations. The Assistant Manager will be given an opportunity for input with ideas and concerns that they have regarding the operations. The Assistant Manager shall ensure that all staff and volunteers will be thoroughly orientated in safety and accident policy and procedures as outlined in The Salvation Army Employee Handbook. The Assistant Manager must be willing and able to handle all duties as noted under the Store Associate job descriptions when called upon to do so. The Assistant Manager will have other specific duties as assigned by the Manager. These may include: Coordination of Advertising and Promotions Interviewing and Hiring Building customer loyalty - Actively interact with customers General Responsibilities The Assistant Manager must be cross-trained in all store positions and able to cover open shifts to ensure coverage when needed. The Assistant Manager may also assist in any given position during busy periods (ex. cashiering, stocking, etc.) The Assistant Manager, along with the... For full info follow application link.

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