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Sales Associate

Receiving & Processing Warehouse Associate I


Sales Associate

• Customer service and retail cashier position working towards an ethically-minded and
sustainable mission.
• Primary focus is to create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for customers, volunteers, and
donors.
• $17/ hour, 40 hour work week, open 7 days a week.
• Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance. Retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave.

As a Sales Associate:
• You will greet customers and donors as they enter the warehouse and actively promote Community Forklift’s sales, promotions, workshops, and events.
• You will provide direct sales assistance to customers.
• You will offer sales and product information to customers in person, by phone, and by email.
• You will maintain an organized, clean front desk sales area and area around the front desk.
• You will clean, process, and organize merchandise at the direction of the sales supervisor.
• You will communicate store policies to customers in a professional manner.

Sales Associate job requirements:
• Prior retail experience preferred.
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Excellent English speaking skills; fluent Spanish and writing a plus.
• Available to work weekends.
• Highly energetic, self-starter, and creative problem solver.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Superior attention to detail.
• Capacity to perform physical labor and moderate to heavy lifting in a non-climate-controlled
environment.
• Able to manage multiple responsibilities with courtesy to others.
• Good computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and basic internet software.
• Ability to assist customers or donors in a friendly, patient, and courteous manner.
• Ability to work with a diverse range of people with varied backgrounds and personalities.
• Knowledge and enthusiasm for recycling, reuse, sustainability, environmental advocacy, and
green business.
• Familiarity with building materials, furniture, and home goods.

Community Forklift is a nonprofit organization dedicated to uplifting the community through
sustainability, creativity, and economic opportunity. We are a reuse warehouse where donated building
materials, appliances, furniture, and architectural salvage are made available to neighbors in need,
homeowners, nonprofits, contractors, and artists at a low cost or for free.
What we offer:
• $17/hour and a 40 hour work week
• A paid 1/2 hour lunch break
• Excellent benefit package including paid leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, short term
disability, matched retirement plan, store discount, shoe allowance and more.


How to apply:
Apply online by attaching a resume, cover letter and three (3) recent professional references. Please no phone calls.


Receiving & Processing Warehouse Associate I

Receiving and Processing Associate I:
· Fast-paced, physically active job working towards an ethically-minded and sustainable mission.
· $17/ hour, 40 hour work week, open 7 days a week.
· Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance. Retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave.
· Opportunities for advancement

As a Receiving and Processing Associate I,
· You will accept and process donated building materials, architectural salvage, and household items.
· You will organize, sort, and clean donations as necessary.
· You will maintain store displays and ensure regular stocking of departments.
· You will also help keep processing and customer areas clean and safe.
· You will provide excellent customer service by answering questions and assisting with products.
· You will collaborate with other departments to enhance the customer experience and to improve the flow-through of materials.

Receiving and Processing Associate I Job requirements:
· No forklift experience required, this position does not operate a forklift.
· Basic math skills, able to use a calculator
· Able to lift and carry 60Lbs or more
· Able to use and read a tape measure accurately.
· Availability for operating hours 9am-5pm, 7 days a week (40 hour work week) (Shifts subject to change)
· 8 hour shifts standing and walking in a non-climate-controlled warehouse.
· Retail experience preferred
· Stocking experience preferred
· Customer Service experience preferred.
· Construction, carpentry, or handyman experience preferred.
· Experience using manual moving equipment (pallet jack, hand truck, dolly, and push carts) preferred.
· A commitment to the Community Forklift missions of reuse, sustainability, and community service.

Community Forklift is a nonprofit organization dedicated to uplifting the community through sustainability, creativity, and economic opportunity. We are a reuse warehouse where donated building materials, appliances, furniture, and architectural salvage are made available to neighbors in need, homeowners, nonprofits, contractors, and artists at a low cost or for free.

What we offer:
· $17/hour and a 40 hour work week
· A paid 1/2 hour lunch break
· Excellent benefit package including paid leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, short term disability, matched retirement plan, store discount, shoe allowance and more.
· Opportunity for advancement to Receiving and Processing Associate II position at $18/ hour.

How to apply:
Apply online by attaching a resume, cover letter and three (3) recent professional references. Please no phone calls.