Retail Associate - Part Time

Goodwill Industries Of Western Michigan Zeeland , MI 49464

Posted 1 week ago


Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for receiving and processing donated goods and materials at the retail store, including maintaining the sales floor and operating cash registers.

Job Functions:

Donation Attendant:

  • Receive donated items.

  • Sort donations by category.

  • Complete paperwork.

Store Clerk:

  • Operate cash register.

  • Maintain displays.

  • Stock merchandise.

  • Remove empty hangers and outdated merchandise according to rotation schedule.

  • Maintain general appearance of the store including general housekeeping.

Textiles and Hardlines Processing:

  • Follow sorting and pricing guidelines.

  • Recognize name brand, vintage, and collectible items.

  • Size and hang textiles.

  • Differentiate materials and place in proper containers, z-racks, etc.

Material Handling:

  • Operate powered industrial trucks and other material handling equipment to move containers and merchandise.

  • Assemble / Disassemble containers, gaylords, Kit bins.

  • Make proper use of available space and materials.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


Minimum of one (1) year experience in retail operations preferred.

Work Conditions:

  • Inside generally 100%, however, may include outside work on occasion.

  • Limited emotional effort. Work environment routine with periods of isolated high stress. Short deadlines requiring some overtime. Weekends and holidays required.

  • Available and on call for emergency situation at stores.

Physical Requirements:

Medium work, occasionally exerting up to 50 pounds of force and/or up to 25 pounds of lifting, frequent lifting up to 10pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing, reaching, handling, hearing, talking, seeing and repetitive movement.

Core Competencies:

  • Must be able to provide positive internal and external customer relations and to easily interact and work with individuals referred for training.

  • Demonstrate ability to think independently in supervisor's absence.

  • Meet production goals.

  • Demonstrate quality control and accuracy with sorting and pricing guidelines.

  • Kaizen principles: follow 6S Checklist, procedures, signage, and layout.

  • Maintain a valid powered industrial truck license, when required.

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Retail Associate - Part Time

Goodwill Industries Of Western Michigan