REQUISITION NUMBER: 255-061614-4001/4002
POSITION LOCATION: St. Michael, Alaska
NWCI DIVISION: Alaska Commercial Company
HOUSING/UTILITIES PAID: Yes
COMPENSATION: Manager in Training $18.00, Store Team Member $14.00
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Full time, non-exempt
PLEASE NOTE: This position requires two people. The first is Store Manager in Training and the second is Store Team Member. This position requires relocation to remote Alaska.
OUR BUSINESS TODAY:
The North West Company International, Inc. (NWCI or North West) is a leading community retailer to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in the following regions: rural Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of retail products and services with an emphasis on food. North West owns a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world, with many of our stores in Alaska having continuously served their communities for over 140 years. Today these northern stores operate in communities with populations from 500 to 7,000. A typical store is 7,500 square feet in size and offers food, family apparel, housewares, appliances, outdoor products, and services such as quick-service prepared food, special ordering, money transfers and check cashing.
OPPORTUNITY: GROCERY STORE MANAGEMENT TEAM - Alaska Commercial Company is seeking a Small Store Management Team (Grocery Store Management Team in Training), to run one of our small retail grocery stores in remote rural Alaska.
The ideal candidates will have a minimum of three years of retail grocery store management experience. It should be progressive grocery experience either as a Team Leader, Department Manager, up to an Assistant store manager or Store Manager. Requires strong customer service skills, and a true commitment to lead by example and contribute to a pleasant and productive work environment.
Because our stores are built in some pretty unique areas, it takes a special kind of team to work for us.
We have (2) opportunities for candidates, seeking that rural Alaskan lifestyle. To become a small store management team both of you would go through our Manager in Training program.
The Store management team consists of two positions, a Store Manager in Training (MIT) and a Store Team Member.
Position #1: Store Manager in Training
Required experience: 3+ years of grocery store management experience. Manage inventory control, budgets, merchandising. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
Position #2: Store Team Member
The Store Team Member is the key support to the Store Manager in Training to ensure daily, weekly, monthly tasks are completed on time. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
1. Provides helpful, friendly service.
2. Operates all equipment properly.
3. Ensures merchandise is current, filled, and faced.
4. Ensures sales floor and work areas are clean, neat, and organized.
5. Assists with scheduling and managing employees.
6. Maintains customer service standards.
7. Monitors register functionality and supplies.
8. Follows all loss prevention procedures in order to reduce controllable shrink.
9. Assists with reconciling all store transactions.
10. Assists with budget and inventory control.
11. Works effectively as a team member.
12. Other duties as assigned by Branch Manager.