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Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado Softlines Associate - PT - Aurora (E. Iliff Avenue & S. Chambers Road) in Aurora, Colorado

Description

Please Note: This position is part-time but the successful candidate could be considered for full-time opportunities should they come available.  With that in mind, open availability is preferred.  This position will require working on the Sales Floor.  Excellent customer service skills are a must!  Part-time positions are usually scheduled 25 to 29 hours a week. 

Due to our response to COVID-19, our Retail Centers are currently open 10 am to 6 pm daily.  Please know that once the recommended period of social distancing has passed, we anticipate customers will be returning to shop in our stores and our Retail Centers will be open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sundays.   

OBJECTIVE:

The Softlines Associate is responsible for processing donated textile items such as clothing, linens and towels.  The Softlines Associate will ensure that all items meet Goodwill’s quality standards, sorting the items according to department area, pricing and sizing the items and placing them onto the sales floor according to store standards. Working in both the production area and the sales floor, the Softlines Associate may also come in contact with customers and will need to provide excellent customer service displaying an “Attitude of Gratitude” in order to support the mission of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sort donated textile goods by item type, season and ensuring quality of product.
  • Make decisions on value of product and pricing it accordingly, researching value as necessary.
  • Hang, tag with size/price and prepare items for the sales floor.
  • Stock items on sales floor according to retail center policies and procedures.
  • Assist Customers with product questions while providing excellent customer service.
  • Ensure the production and sales floor areas are well organized, stocked, and clean to ensure store presentation and shop ability.
  • Rotating/Pulling old/unsold product from sales floor ensuring that our product selection is always new.
  • Help provide a safe working environment for you, customers and fellow employees.
  • Cross-train in other departments/areas and act as back-up for other areas as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Have a high attention to detail and ability to make decisions.
  • Able to withstand prolonged standing, bending and lifting up to 8 hours per day.
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs, use a dolly and pallet jack as required.
  • Able to work a varied schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays with occasional overtime as necessary.
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers, managers, supervisors, staff and peers.

Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses. 

Goodwill participates in E-Verify.  For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS:  888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

We promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.

Physical Requirements
Attachment to Job Description
 
Position: Associate I, Softlines                                                                                    Dept Number: 
 

 

Continuously
Frequently
Occasionally
Never

 

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

x

 

 

   Moderate:   15-44 lbs

x

 

 

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

x

 

 

CARRYING:

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

x

 

 

   Moderate:   15-44 lbs

 

x

 

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

x

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

 

x

 

 

REACHING:

 

 

 

 

   Above Shoulder

x

 

 

 

   At Shoulder

 

x

 

 

   Below Shoulder

 

x

 

 

TWISTING

 

x

 

 

BENDING

 

x

 

 

KNEELING/CRAWLING

 

 

x

 

SQUAT

 

 

x

 

CLIMBING - use of legs only (stairs)

 

 

x

 

CLIMBING - use of arms & legs (ladders)

 

 

x

 

HEARING

 

x

 

 

VISION:

 

 

 

 

   Visual – close

 

x

 

 

   Visual – distant

 

 

x

 

   Visual - depth perception

 

x

 

 

HANDS/FINGERS:

 

 

 

 

   Simple grasping

x

 

 

 

   Fine Manipulation

x

 

 

 

   Repetitive Movements

x

 

 

 

WALKING

 

x

 

 

STANDING

x

 

 

 

SITTING

 

 

x

 

SPEAKING

 

 

x

 

OTHER - Please describe: 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Education
Preferred
  • High School / GED or better


Experience
Preferred
  • 1 year: Previous experience working in a retail environment or clothing.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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