Employment Opportunities at Goodwill 2017-08-17T16:35:31+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Goodwill

Administrative Assistant
Upper Gage Career Centre, Hamilton, Ontario

Up to 37.5 hours per week
$32,156 per year, plus benefits and wage progression

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College Graduate in Office Administration program or equivalent
  • Experience in an office setting
  • Proficient computer skills using current word processing and database software packages
  • Well-organized individual, a team player, flexible, with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative support and job search information to general public
  • Respond to enquiries from the public, clients and referring agents
  • Provide appropriate services to clients to ensure needs are met within established parameters
  • Produce correspondence, statistical and final program reports, minutes and other written material
  • Establish and maintain client files
  • Assist in maintaining Client Databases
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Supports clients in administrative worksites
  • Provide occasional backup support to training instructors
  • May assist in marketing campaigns, telephone enquiries and mail-outs
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Please apply, with resume to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

Expires: August 26, 2017

Full-Time Assistant Store Manager
Retail Store, Burlington, Ontario

37.5 hours per week
Starting salary of $40,195 per year, with benefits and pension plan

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
To assist in the management of all store operations; provide excellent customer service; maximize sales volumes while controlling costs of operations; provide meaningful training experience for employees while encouraging their growth and development.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College Certificate in Marketing or relevant education preferred
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Retail Sales
  • Excellent customer service background, strong inter-personal communication skills
  • Must be a problem solver who works well without supervision
  • Knowledge and use of modern sales equipment an asset

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Store Manager, plans work flow and assigns work to all employees and trainees in order to meet sales and training objectives.
  • Monitors work in process.
  • Co-operates with other supervisors in co-ordinating work flow between departments.
  • Ensures that merchandise and supplies required to fill needs arrive in a timely manner.
  • Merchandises stock in neat, appealing fashion.
  • Assists Store Manager in the creation of high impact visual displays to maximize sales potential.
  • Assures security of all goods, tools and equipment in department; reports any missing items, or irregularities by others workers, to Store Manager.
  • Maintains security of merchandise and cash proceeds.
  • Assures that building, fixtures and equipment are properly cleaned, serviced and maintained.
  • Supervises handling and banking of cash.
  • Creates a customer service culture throughout area of responsibility.
  • Solves customer related problems with tact and diplomacy.
  • Directs mark down and removal of slow moving merchandise in conjunction with Store Manager. Takes such action as is required to minimize checkouts and baling.
  • Assists in the planning of displays and special promotions in conjunction with Store Manager.
  • Assists in the control of costs through effective use of staff, supplies and utilities.
  • Submits required data on store operations to general office.
  • Instructs staff in all phases of store operations and sales techniques.
  • Provides input to Manager regarding progress evaluation reports on all trainees and employees as requested.
  • Insists on proper safety procedures and use of safety equipment as applicable.
  • Collaborates closely with Career Development Specialist in assessment, training and rehabilitation of trainees to meet community standards.
  • Assists in the development of individual training objectives in liaison with rehabilitation personnel.
  • Assures that each trainee advances in line with his/her own capacity and that he/she is trained in all appropriate phases of the department work.
  • Assures continuing progress and development of all workers. Delegates authority when appropriate to assist in growth and development of store employees.
  • Addresses safety within the department, ensuring it is maintained as a safe working environment for self and staff.
  • Instructs new employees on safety rules, proper use of equipment and procedure for reporting accidents. Monitors for compliance with regulations
  • Reports unusual illnesses, tardiness and safety violations or accidents to Store Manager.
  • Administer First Aid duties on a rotational basis as assigned in the First Aid Roster to persons who are injured or become ill during working hours.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Please apply, with resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

Expires: September 2, 2017

Full-Time Senior Sales Associate
Retail Store, Burlington, Ontario

37.5 hours per week
$13.81 per hour, with benefits, pension plan and starting wage of $13.81 per hour, plus benefits and wage progression

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Days, Evenings, and Weekends
  • A minimum of three years’ related experience in a retail environment
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Up beat friendly personality, must have excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to keep a clean organized work environment
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and price points
  • Point of sale experience required
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing an exceptional experience to both our customers and our donors
  • Acting as a lead hand to support the Manager and Assistant Manager in accomplishing store objectives, maintaining an effective workflow, achieving quality standards and meeting safety regulations
  • Open and closing the store in the absence of the Manager and Assistant Manager
  • Performing store functions, such as processing cash transactions, arranging merchandise, maintaining stock, and lifting and moving furniture
  • Assists in providing support and training for employees and trainees
  • Performs general cleaning duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply, with resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

Expires: September 2, 2017

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.