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Retail Assistant General Manager I - Retail

Company: Goodwill Southern California
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused - on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It's always a GOOD day in SoCal!

This position requires that candidates provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination after receiving a conditional job offer at least 7 days prior to their start date. 'Fully vaccinated' means that at least two weeks have passed since you received 1) your second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 2) one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Primary Responsibility / Summary
Responsible for the efficient operation of a retail store. Under the direction of the General Manager, leads store team to achieve established goals for sales, production, customer service, payroll, safety and expense control. Closely collaborates with General Manager to achieve store standards and goals. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures excellent service and team relations. Engages with ambassadors, customers and donors, while presenting a friendly and cooperative attitude. Under direction of General Manager, provides appropriate training as needed.
  • Leads team to maintain a clean and safe environment by ensuring company safety standards are met, social distancing procedures and personal protective equipment policies are followed.
  • Under the guidance of the General Manager, achieves financial objectives by monitoring weekly budget; analyzing variances; and initiating corrective actions.
  • Leads and ensures donated goods are received using the tablet, processed timely and meet company standards of quantity and quality goals.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include; assisting in interviewing, and training ambassadors; planning, assigning, scheduling and directing work; providing input on performance appraisals; recognizing, developing ambassadors; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Follows up on all assigned projects. Gives corrective feedback under direction of General Manager.
  • Follows proper auditing procedures, customer relations, regulatory compliance and reporting.
  • Reviews merchandising needs on a daily basis, leads team to achieve daily production goals to support daily sales goals and upcoming promotions.
  • Ensures store asset control and security policies and procedures are enforced.
  • Monitors and maintains salesfloor, production area, structural, electrical, store equipment, landscaping, housekeeping, loss prevention and safety to company standards.
  • Attends meetings and training as required. If required to drive for a work event, you should have a valid CDL and required auto insurance.
  • Work flexible shifts; including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.
  • May be required to work at a near by location. Additional Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs necessary janitorial work.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This job supervises 5-15 ambassadors when acting as Manager-on-duty. Qualifications
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .
    Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Min 2 year of retail store experience required.
  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Demonstrated maturity and leadership skills in leading entry-level ambassadors.
  • Abilities to work with minimal supervision; self-starter is a plus.
  • Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Must be proficient in using personal computers and other technology necessary to complete the activities assigned.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, completing surveys using electronic platforms in order to complete daily tasks. Other
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.
  • Adheres to Goodwill's values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • None required. Other Educational Skills & Abilities
  • Must have basic knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.
    English Language Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or ambassadors of organization.
    Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Words, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an ambassador to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Normal vision, with or without correction, required

    Work Environment
    The physical, mental & environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an ambassador encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Required Training
  • New Hire Orientation
  • Supervisory Essentials training
  • AB1825: Harassment Prevention training Values-Based Work Environment Notice
    Goodwill Southern California provides a values-based work environment for our ambassadors. All individuals are expected to support and promote our values:
  • We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  • We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  • We serve, empower and advocate for our clients, community, business partners and each other.
  • We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve. The above description is not intended to be an 'all-inclusive' list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor is it intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, it is intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

    Ambassador Signature Printed Name Date
    Pre-Employment Testing
  • Drug Screen
  • Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Integrity Test

    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:
    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.
    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.
    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a Jobble

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