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SPORTS/SEASONAL SALES ASSOCIATE - Full Time / À Temps Plein

Organization Overview:

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Canadian Tire

Industry Sector: Sales/Customer Service / Vente

Organization Description:

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is a Canadian retail company which sells a wide range of automotive, hardware, sports and leisure, and home products. Some stores also sell toys and food products. Retail operations include: Canadian Tire, the core retail and automotive service operation, which operates a large car repair garage in each store; Canadian Tire Petroleum; Mark's, a men’s, women’s, and work apparel retailer; sporting goods and sportswear retail conglomerate FGL Sports; and Part Source, which retails auto parts and accessories. The company's head office is in Toronto, ON. The retailer is known for its Canadian Tire money, a loyalty program first introduced in 1958, where customers are provided with coupons resembling paper money worth 0.4% of their purchase that can be used in subsequent purchases as scrip at Canadian Tire stores and gas stations.

Job Listing #7986

SPORTS/SEASONAL SALES ASSOCIATE • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 21 Jul 2021

Application Deadline: 13 Aug 2021

Location: Town of Gananoque

Category: Sales/Customer Service / Vente

Hours Per Week: 20 - 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Commensurate with Experience

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The Sales Associate position is fast-paced, involving constant interaction with customers... explaining product benefits and fulfilling customer needs. Helping customers is combined with store maintenance activities such as stocking shelves, merchandising and general housekeeping.

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet, greet and thank customers (by name where possible) and provide friendly, informed service to them
  • Guide customers to location of products
  • Suggest value-added and related products
  • Stock shelves and display areas
  • Keep stock clean, faced and orderly
  • Locate products in the warehouse
  • Maintain inventory accuracy & identify and report low stock
  • Keep informed of promotions & in-store deals
  • Maintain a professional appearance (uniform, hygiene, grooming and name tag)
  • Follow company, store and department policies
  • Achieve Gold E-learning status within 3 months of employment
  • Follow store health & safety program and observe provincial occupational health & safety regulations; report any observed or potential hazards immediately
  • Participate in meetings and all training, as required
  • Complete other tasks as required

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to provide professional customer service and employee support
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals
  • Ability to maintain composure and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to complete tasks according to instructions and demonstrate responsibility for outcomes
  • Approachability
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic math skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (refers to an 8-hour shift with standard breaks)

  • Ability to stand/walk for 8 hours
  • Ability to lift 1O kilos or 25 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to lift and turn repeatedly throughout the shift
  • Ability to lift above shoulder and from floor to shoulder and floor to waist
  • Ability to twist, turn, reach and work above shoulder level
  • Ability to go up and down a ladder while carrying merchandise
  • Ability to walk and carry at same time & push/pull as required

POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Merchandiser
  • Department Manager
  • Store Manager

SAFETY HAZARDS

Slips, trips and falls, ladder usage, knives, repetitive motions, personal security and product spills

SAFETY TRAINING

Initial Job Training, WHMIS, Safe Lifting, Slips, Trips and Falls, Hand Safety, Fire Safety, Personal Security, Personal Protection Equipment, Spill Response policy, Early and Safe Return to Work and Annual Review of Store Safety Program as well as Safe Use of Pesticides & Pool Chemicals training if employee is required to handle these products.

Please apply with resume to Brad Borland: brad_borland@hotmail.com or we invite you to apply in person to Trish, Vivian, or Debbie 705 King Street East Gananoque, ON K7G 1H4

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