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Assistant Store Manager

Assistant Store Manager

Job Description

Part-time position available.


Assist in supervising Store employees and participates in the day-to-day operations of the Store and warehouse ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures; ensures the accountability and security of cashier funds; maintains the neatness and attractiveness of store merchandise ensuring that displays remain well-stocked; assists customer in locating items and prices and explains store policy; assists employees in resolving routine problems and performing special assignments; assumes the responsibilities of the Store Manager when needed.

 This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

Assists the Store Manager in supervising the day-to-day operations of the Store and warehouse area, assists in developing employee work schedules; trains and instructs employees in the proper methods and procedures; monitors work in progress and upon completion to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established policies and procedures.

Assists in supervising cashier activities and participates in the cashier activities ensuring that all customers are treated in a polite and friendly manner; assists Store Clerks in ringing up, recording, and receipting sales; assists Store Clerks in resolving problems; ensures the security and accountability of the cashier funds; assists in preparing daily sales reports and bank deposits.

ssists customers in locating items and prices; assists customers donating items; explains store policy and ensures compliance with the same.

Assists in supervising and participates in maintaining the store displays; arranges, rotates, and re-stocks displayed items to ensure the displays remain in a plentiful, neat and orderly manner for customer convenience and store attractiveness.

Determines appropriate prices for merchandise ensuring quick turnover of stock while also bringing a fair and reasonable price for The Salvation Army; detects merchandise that is not moving and reduces prices accordingly.

Assists in supervising the unloading of incoming donations in the warehouse; ensures that items are properly sorted, stocked, and/or discarded in accordance with established policies and procedures; inspects appliances and furniture for needed repairs; supervises and assists in performing repair work; supervises and assists in bailing clothes.

Prepares, maintains files and various store reports, records, forms and other similar documents including community service records; ensures the accuracy and completeness of the same.

May perform work as a Store Clerk or Warehouse Worker as needed.

Maintains a positive working atmosphere by acting and communicating in a professional manner that will establish and promote a professional working relationship with vendors, donors, customers, beneficiaries, co-workers and management.


Perform other job-related responsibilities and tasks (other than those stated in this job description) when directed by senior management.


Cash Register     Bailer     Price Gun     Calculator     Telephone     Cleaning Products
Hand Held Tools     General Office Equipment

Job Requirements



High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred and experience working in a retail store preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.




Knowledge of effective customer service techniques.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of basic mathematics.

Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in the English language.

Ability to operate a cash register.

Ability to accurately and timely perform routine mathematical computations and count change.


Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Limited physical effort required associated with sitting, walking, standing, lifting, bending, reaching, twisting, pushing, pulling,75% to 100% of the work time and carrying light objects (typically less than 25 lbs.) 75-100% of work time.


Work is performed in a normal store environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with weather changes.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission. 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Retail, Management, Customer Service
Education High School
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services, Retail
Required Travel Negligible
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Assistant Store Manager

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