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Retail Sales Associate III PT

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Goodwill - NNE
Physical Address

Auburn, ME 04212
Job Description
  • Retail
  • RETAI08831


Auburn, ME, USA 04210

Auburn, ME, USA

  1. Description

One day you could be thanking donors for their bags of clothing, the next you could be pricing crockpots and placing them on shelves. This way, your work stays interesting.

We want to hire friendly people. That’s pretty much the main requirement of this job. We need people who can be kind, even in challenging situations. If you can be a kind, flexible teammate who is open to ever-changing tasks, we want you on our team!

In addition to employment that is fulfilling, meaningful and supportive, Goodwill employees also receive:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental & Flex Spending offered
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid Short & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • 30% Employee discount at Goodwill stores in ME, NH & VT
  • Valuable job training with growth potential
  • Discount on personal cell phone plans
  • Local community discounts
  • Paid Holidays

Starting at $12.50 per hour!

Looking for candidates who like to stay physically active! We need some Part Time help in our Donation Attendant area! Sort, load and process donations made throughout the day! Never a dull moment!

Job Summary:

Performs all daily tasks in the retail store, as assigned, to ensure high production output, clean safe environment, and a superior shopping experience that falls in line with a highest level of quality customer service. This position will also be assigned additional responsibilities, in rotation, supporting the management team.

  • Sorting and pricing merchandise
  • Operate power equipment
  • Loading material for export
  • Donation attendant
  • Cashiering

Represents the Agency in all interactions with other members of the Goodwill community and with the general public, supporting the agency Vision of creating sustainable communities that thrive through the fullest participation of their diverse residents.

Furthers the organizational commitment to triple bottom line results: integrating social, economic and environmental goals into thinking, planning and actions.

Essential Functions

Communication:Functions that pertain to various forms of interacting and collaborating with others.

  • Proactively communicates with manager and entire support team in order to understand daily tasks and expectations
  • Role models exceptional customer service by helping customers to locate merchandise, answering questions, solve problems, etc.
  • Receives donations, issues donation receipts and assists donors when applicable
  • Works with supervisors to ensure individual production goals are met on a consistent basis
  • Mentor, train and encourage all employees’ development
  • Represents employee perspective for department on committees and reports out information to employees

Knowledge:_ Functions that pertain to learning and maintaining levels of information necessary for success._

  • Complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations as well as Agency policies
  • Role models agency mission, vision and values in everyday work
  • Administration:**_Functions that pertain to daily activities of running a business_
  • Sorting merchandise into categories
  • Pricing merchandise using best practices and stocking to sales floor plan
  • Operate power equipment to organize and store donated product
  • Loading material in to gaylords, trucks, and trailers for export
  • Processes material at donation site by sorting donations made throughout the day
  • Accepts Donations from customers, loading goods in to hampers for sort
  • Running a cash register, ensuring accurate tenders and a balanced cash drawer.
  • Pre-scanning books for processing
  • General housekeeping
  • Merchandising inventory according to sales floor plan
  • Pulling merchandise from the sales floor as needed.
  • Attending to fitting rooms
  • Override and open locked drawers
  • Inspect and sign off on returned merchandise
  • Enter product orders/transfers into POS
  • Sorts, tags and packages items for e-commerce in rotation with other Sales Associate III’s
  • Inventories and merchandises New Goods in rotation with other Sales Associate III’s
  • Acts as Safety Team Leader in rotation with other Sales Associate III’s


  • Criminal background check that meets Agency standards
  • The ability to: sit, stand, bend, reach, and lift
  • Ability to push/pull up to fifty (50) pounds
  1. Qualifications
  1. Skills




Operate machinery


Employee Development

Some Knowledge

Customer Service


Communication – written


Communication – verbal


Basic Literacy skills


Basic Math


  1. Behavior


Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  1. Motivation


Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Flexibility:Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  1. Experience

**Required**Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills

Basic mathematical and literacy skills

  1. Licenses & Certifications


Certified in use of Baler

First aid/CPR

Cert. Lock out/Tag out

GINNE safety training

Cert. in use of Stacker

Cert. in use of Tilter

Posted: June 15, 2020

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