Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa

  • Full-Time Retail Assistant Manager (Waukee)

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Goodwill of Central Iowa (GCI) prepares and places hundreds of individuals into sustainable employment each year through programs and services throughout central Iowa. GCI has been transforming lives through the power of work since 1955! Goodwill of Central Iowa is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused- on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It's always a GOOD day at Goodwill! We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as our next Retail Assistant Manager


    The Retail Assistant Manager will assist the Store Manager with daily retail store operation.  The Assistant Manager will provide excellent customer service to Goodwill of Central Iowa's customers.  The Assistant Manager will instruct new clerks and/or clients on the job. 


    What you'll do

    • Operate cash register and practice safe cash handling
    • Prepare shift deposit, and shift count report
    • Prepare daily store report as instructed
    • Calculate and balance cash register
    • Select, inspect, clean and affix price, and hang clothing
    • Select, inspect, clean and price donations
    • Ensure quality of goods processed meet standards
    • Stock, clean, and maintain sales floor and product rotation
    • Receive donations from the public
    • Sort incoming donations, maintain records of incoming goods, and ship sorted donations to receiving destination
    • Coordinate and monitor all job set up and breakdown of the production area and adhere to orderliness and cleanliness according to Kaizen

    This position requires a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, and weekends.


    What you’ll need

    • A minimum of 12 months of related full-time employment, including at least 6 months of supervisory experience
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED- Four (4) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time paid employment may substitute for education requirement
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Availability to work days, evenings, and weekends
    • Ability to carry, lift, push or pull 40 pounds
    • Ability to tolerate variations in work environment temperature
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Effective communication and basic math skills
    • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
    • A valid Iowa driver license, a good driving record, and ability to provide proof of personal vehicle insurance with a minimum of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident auto insurance liability coverage
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and a dependent adult and child abuse background check

    Ideal candidates will

    • Be a team player who is eager to work with a variety of people in a helpful, upbeat manner
    • Have retail experience and familiarity with using point-of-sale (POS) systems 
    • Have prior leadership experience


    In addition to working in a fun environment with a fulfilling mission, candidates for this role can also expect:

    • A competitive retail industry salary
    • An excellent benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision, long/short-term disability, 403(b) plan, paid time off (PTO), flexible spending plans, and life insurance
    • A 10% discount at our retail stores
    • A unique work environment, with interesting products and a diverse clientele- Never the same day or the same donation twice!
    • The ability to take 10,000 steps per shift- This role will keep you active and healthy!

    Career opportunities with Goodwill of Central Iowa (GCI) provide so much more than your average position. Each employee is an essential part of fulfilling our mission of improving the quality of life for all individuals. Revenue from our 19 stores provides skills training and helps people facing any type of barrier find employment. Each position at Goodwill contributes to making a positive impact directly in central Iowa. Headquartered in Johnston, Iowa, GCI operates in a territory consisting of 22 counties across central Iowa, employing more than 400 individuals.


    Goodwill of Central Iowa and our affiliates are Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability) and E-Verify Participants



    If you are ready to work for an organization that believes in the POWER of work, apply today!

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