Store Clerk/Donations Scheduler_Thrift Store Dept-401

Vero Beach, FL 1551 South US Highway 1 32960, 1551 South US Highway 1, Vero Beach, Florida, United States of America Req #12073
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Store Clerk/Donations Scheduler Thrift Store Dept._401

The Salvation Army an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization has a job opening for a Store Clerk/Donation Scheduler for the Vero Beach Corps Thrift Store, located in Vero Beach, FL.


Assists store customers in donating, selecting, and purchasing store items. Operates and maintains a cash register, responds to customer’s questions; maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of store displays. Ensures security of store items and cash register. Answers store phone, plans and schedules pick-ups.

Responsibilities as Store Clerk

Assists customers purchasing items from The Salvation Army by ringing-up sales utilizing a cash register; collects monies, counts change and prepares receipts; prepares and packages purchased items; prepares and balances the cash drawer and runs routine register print-outs; prepares and delivers bank deposits; ensures the security and accountability of all cash register funds and sales records in accordance with established operating procedures.

Prepares, processes and maintains various sales records, tax forms, and social service vouchers; prepares routine sales reports as directed. Maintains the neatness and security of the cash register area; ensures that forms, bags, etc. are adequately stocked.

Assists customers by explaining store policy and responding to questions regarding the pricing and/or purchasing of items; ensures that all customers visiting the store have a pleasant experience.

Assists customers donating items to The Salvation Army; directs customers to proper loading/unloading area; may assist with hauling donations to the storage area; prepares and provides tax receipts as needed.

Places and arranges items in the store as directed; checks all store displays to ensure that items are maintained and displayed in a neat and orderly manner; rotates and/or rearranges stock as directed; returns items to the proper location after customer's have handled.

Answers the store telephone in a tactful and courteous manner; assists customers by responding to questions and providing directions and/or general information; may schedule and record donation pick-ups.

Cleans all display racks and shelves; sweeps and mops floors; cleans windows and mirrors; ensures that the store is maintained in a clean and inviting manner.

Opens and/or closes store doors in accordance with the store schedule.

Donation Scheduler Responsibilities

Answers Thrift Store phone, records and plans all orders for pickup for the Thrift Store.

Schedule daily pickups for Thrift Store.

Assists in mapping routes for Truck Drivers and Truck Helpers
Maintains records of donation pickups, deliveries and donated goods receipts/tax receipts.

Back up for scrap removal to include taking items to the dump in Thrift Store truck.

Other Responsibilities

Assists in pricing and tagging items in the store in accordance with established procedures.

Assists customers in carrying purchased/donated items in/out of the store.

Assists in disaster relief projects as needed. Monitors work of volunteers working in store.

Performs other related work as required.

Assume responsibility for store operation in absence of Store Manager and Lead Store Clerk, including opening and closing of store.

Materials and Equipment Used

Cash Register             Hand Truck             General Office Equipment

Minimum Qualifications Required

Education and Experience
High School diploma or G.E.D. and experience working in a retail store preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of effective customer service techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of basic mathematics. Knowledge of local area for purposes of route planning.

Mental and Physical Abilities

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Ability to operate a cash register.

Ability to perform routine mathematical computations and count change.

Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

Physical ability to lift, carry and/or push/pull objects 50lbs to 75lbs on a regular basis.

Ability to perform frequent walking, standing, kneeling, or squatting, relieved by lesser periods of sitting.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a store environment including outside display areas. There are some physical discomforts associated with changes in weather.

Additional Information
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

*Application Submittal Period 01/21/21 to 02/21/21

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.00
  • Required Education High School
  • Job Start Date Thursday, January 21, 2021
  • Vero Beach, FL 1551 South US Highway 1 32960, 1551 South US Highway 1, Vero Beach, Florida, United States of America