Job Title: Miscellaneous Production Assistant
Reports to: Michelle Hughes
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Pay: $9.00
Mission Statement: Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity, and the common good. We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially those
most in need.
Objective of the Position: 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.
The Miscellaneous Production Assistant is responsible for managing merchandise in 6 areas while sorting and preparing donations for store sales. Vital part of the Annual Fundraiser (Style Show) sorting, collecting, designing all tablescapes for the event. Primary responsibility will be to process and price all plates, silverware, dishes, pots and pans, holiday items, plastic ware, office material, pet supplies, knick-knacks, candles, candle holders, bathroom items, health and beauty, and other miscellaneous items. This is the largest department in the store. Maintain a clean, organized, and safe environment that is pleasing for employees and customers. Will ensure that the shelves are organized, stocked, and pleasing to the eye. Must possess the ability to be flexible and work on other assigned projects and duties as necessary and
instructed. Skills needed for this position are attention to detail, multi-tasking, rganization, and able to stand on your feet for long periods of time, lifting bags, and boxes of donated items. Must have computer skills, such as email, word, excel, and internet. Knowledge of vintage and antiques are a must. Must
complete all tasks given.
Lifting requirements: up to 30lbs with the use of equipment aides
Essential Functions: Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to the following.
Expected to daily sort, price, and display plates, silverware, dishes, pots and pans, holiday items, plastic ware, office material, pet supplies, knick-knacks, candles, candleholders, bathroom items, health and beauty, and other miscellaneous items on the sales floor for purchase.
Ensures shelves are stocked for daily sales, especially during ½ price sale.
Responsible for keeping the miscellaneous production area clean and orderly, and remove all trip and fall hazards, as well as keeping displays pleasing to the customer’s eye.
Conducts “pull-downs” at the end of the month or as desired.
Puts away processed and priced merchandise.
Adheres to all building safety requirements, as well as follows procedure when an incident, accident, or injury has occurred.
Adheres to all store lifting policies and weight restrictions.
Greets and assists customers, treating all with respect and dignity.
Maintains floors, trash, and workbenches, sweeping, ensuring cleaning of areas, and make sure the shelves are dusted and presentable on the sales floor.
Works consistently through the day with approved breaks. Will follow your schedule, when area duties are “caught up”, finds other tasks or projects to stay busy in the effort to support the store and co-workers.
Takes initiative to help others by picking up around the store (inside and out), moving empty carts into cart area when needed.
Able to effectively communicate with other supervisors and the Executive Director.
Other duties as necessary
Style Show Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, implements.
Aside from collecting items for tablescapes, collects items for Silent Auction and other areas to ensure the success of the fundraiser.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Interacts and communicates professionally and effectively while maintaining open communication with supervisors, and other team members, customers, and clients.
Functions as a team member for the success of the Good Samaritan Store
Learns New Tasks
Follows Directions and Policies
Attends work on a regular basis with minimal absences or tardiness.
Attends all meetings and trainings as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Organized, sets priorities, meets deadlines, and works with minimum supervision.
Must be able to work consistently throughout your shift with/without distractions.
Able to prioritize backlog of merchandise waiting to be processed.
Able to communicate and interact effectively with customers, clients, volunteers, and co-workers.
Must be a team player.
Valid MT Driver’s License, or valid MT Identification Card, and social security card for hiring purposes and dependent upon position.
High School Diploma or GED
Previous experience or knowledge of thrift store operations
Ability to stand for long periods of time, Frequent Lifting, carrying, and transporting of objects weighing up to 30lbs.
Mobility within the facility
Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mainly works inside the building.
Fast paced store environment with heavy traffic flow on and off throughout the day
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. The Good Samaritan Ministries Management reserves the right to amend and change
responsibilities to meet the store needs.