Retail Assistant Manager

San Jose, CA /
Retail Services – Retail Team /
Full-Time
Hope Services is Silicon Valley’s leading provider of services to people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. We serve approximately 3,500 people and their families in six counties and provide a broad spectrum of services. Hope Services seeks candidates who share our inspirations & aspirations. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging at all levels.

Purpose:
To supervise front-end operations and assure appropriate handling of incoming merchandise.  Manage the sales floor staff for excellent customer service and teamwork.

Principle Responsibilities:
The following responsibilities represent the essential functions of the position.  An employee in this classification is responsible for carrying out the following functions:
 
1.      Acts as back up to Retail Manager, fulfilling all daily responsibilities as assigned.
2.      Supervise the processing of all incoming product into specific categories as prescribed by Retail Management.
3.      Assures quality control of product in order to maintain highest product quality and meet customer expectations.
4.      Provides high level of customer service, trains staff to perform quality customer service.
5.      Maintains adequate staffing to meet store demands.
6.      Supervises retail associates as assigned, providing ongoing training and support as needed.
7.      Leads staff to assure a cooperative work environment for the team. 
8.      Assures compliance with all building maintenance and safety practices to assure a safe work environment. 
9.      Performs pricing of materials, assures appropriate documentation and deposit of money collected from local sales.
10.  Acts as a mandated abuse reporter.
11.  May perform other duties as assigned to assure efficiency of operations.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Experience working in a retail or clothing store is desirable.
 
Reports To:     Retail Store Manager
 
 
Supervisory Responsibility:  Provides training and leadership functions for daily supervision of  retail associates.
 
 
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
1.      Ability to communicate in a positive manner.
2.      Ability to document and complete daily book keeping.
3.      Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
4.      Knowledge of HOPE and ability to communicate information about HOPE
5.      Knowledge of what items are acceptable products and what are unwanted items.
6.      Ability to supervise others and provide a learning environment.
7.      Ability to stand at a work station for long periods
8.      Ability to lift and move 40 lb. loads
9.      Use of hand trucks and hydraulic lifters and other machinery.
 
 
Environmental Conditions:
Store environment.  Constant physical activity, lifting, moving and sorting large loads of materials all day long. May be exposed to dirt and dust.
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Hope Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees not regardless of, but with consideration and appreciation for race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family or parental status, or any other status.