DIVISION: Contributed Goods and Retail Operations
REPORTS TO: General Manager and Assistant Production Manager
Make a difference while working for a leading social services enterprise ranked by consumers among the nations top 25 most inspiring companies. Goodwill of Greater Washington (GGW) helps people with disadvantages and disabilities overcome barriers to employment and sustain a level of independence through its workforce programs and services.
The Contributed Goods and Retail Operations Division has 17 stores in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia. A leader in the local merchandise resale industry, the Retail Divisions revenues fund a large part of GGWs mission.
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Partner with production and retail team members in a high energy fast-paced environment to perform a variety of operational functions that include sorting, processing and preparing donated merchandise to display for sale and distribution in a Goodwill retail store.
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As a member of Goodwill of Greater Washingtons Retail Staff, and as a condition of employment, you will be required to work a flexible schedule in support of the store opening, production, and closing operations. This schedule will include work on some weekends and holidays.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Transfers merchandise from containers to determine appropriateness for the sales floor in accordance with established guidelines.
2.Stays abreast of brand name, designer labels, current and vintage styles.
3.Sorts apparel into boutique, salable, and salvage categories according to quota.
4.Places items on hangers, places hangers on rolling rack, and transports them to the sales floor keeping similar items grouped.
5.Counts pieces of clothing and records on Daily Hanger Report.
6.Places non-sellable merchandise in the appropriate container.
7.Prices all sellable items for the retail store.
8.Follow good safety and security practices including reporting safety hazards and injuries to the General Manager, Store Manager, or Assistant Manager.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains a pace at which one is able to meet daily quota for
Maintains a professional appearance adhering to Goodwill uniform standards.
Assists in the collection and stocking of donated merchandise.
Provides excellent service to Goodwills donors and retail customers.
Performs other duties as directed.
A minimum of six months of previous work experience.
Ability to perform basic math.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend basic instruction.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally with associates and customers.
Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, bending, kneeling and climbing for prolonged periods of time (up to 7 hours per 8 hour shift).
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience working in a warehouse environment.
Previous experience working with merchandise pricing.
Basic computer skills.
Multilingual with fluency in English.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer minority/female/disability/vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Goodwill Of Greater Washington