Part-time retail store staff

Part-Time Store Staff / Cashier

The Scrap Exchange and Scrap Thrift

Job Description:: Part time store staff

Pay: $10/hr.

Reports to: Retail Store Managers and Assistant Managers

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Store

  • Provide courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service
  • Provide customers with accurate, positive information about The Scrap Exchange and its programs
  • Promote Special Events
  • Operate cash register
  • Process incoming crafts, fabric, sewing notions, bulk items, industrial discards, and materials for education
  • Stock the store and work on displays, in conjunction with other staff
  • Price items in store, in conjunction with other staff
  • Keep store, bathroom, volunteer space, and storage space orderly and clean
  • Answer phone , take messages, and check messages
  • Handle customer complaints; confer with manager
  • Maintain and organize sales floor
  • Work in collaboration with volunteers and community members

Other duties

  • Maintain, organize, clean, and introduce participants to the open studio/Make n Take room and Design Center
  • Directing volunteers and community service members to the right areas
  • Sub for other staff as needed (flexible availability preferred)

Job Requirements

  • Weekend availability is required
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Self-motivation and be ready to take initiative in all types of situations is a must
  • Cash handling experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good time management
  • Positive attitude  with a willingness to learn and contribute

Working conditions

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time up to 8 hours
  • Bending, stooping, and climbing
  • Unassisted heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs)
  • Using ladders, pallet jacks, tools, etc.
  • Working in varying temperatures

Compensation

Pay: $10/hr starting pay, 6% pay increase after 3 month probationary period

For all regularly scheduled employees, full-time and part-time

  • Workers’ Compensation insurance
  • Unemployment insurance
  • 20% off store purchases (some restrictions apply)
  • 50% off class registration for creative classes

For employees with a permanent regular schedule of 20 or more hours per week

Benefits available to all regularly scheduled employees plus

  • Paid time off
  • 10 discretionary days, pro-rated according to hours worked (e.g., 40 hour per week employees receive 80 hours, 30 hour per week employees receive 60 hours, 20 hour per week employees receive 40 hours)
  • PTO hours accrued at the following rates for regularly scheduled hours (non-PTO, non-outreach events) worked:
    • 5% in years 1 and 2
    • 7.5% in years 3, 4 and 5
    • 10% in all years thereafter

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@scrapexchange.org

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