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DeWitt Assistant Store Manager

Company: Green Star Cooperative Market Inc
Location: Ithaca
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description:GreenStar offers excellent time off benefits & affordable and flexible health care!Purpose: To ensure smooth store operations in the absence of the Store Manager, to include a well-maintained store appearance, store security, appropriate and timely responses to emergencies, and a focus on providing excellent customer service. Other responsibilities include supervision and staff training, consistent implementation of policies and procedures, leadership, and creating a hospitable environment that welcomes coworkers, customers, owners, and members of the community.Commitment: GreenStar Co-op is committed to being an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We seek out and welcome people from diverse communities to participate in a community-owned cooperative business structureStatus: Level IV, Assistant, Report to: Store Manager RESPONSIBILITIES:GENERAL MANAGERIALAssist with the development of weekly schedules for store that cover all store needs within labor budget.Ensure store security and communicate timely any facilities emergencies. Communicate with the Store Manager any concerns that arose while on duty; to include, customer complaints, staff performance concerns, maintenance concerns, etc.Maintain a working knowledge of the differences between cooperatives and other businesses.Ensure orders are received in accordance with established procedures and invoices are coded and submitted in a timely manner, following protocol.Ensure buyers maintain appropriate stock levels and accuracy.Knowledgeable of our POS system, MERCHANDISINGEnsure shelves are fully stocked and rotated to ensure products are fresh and in date.Ensure displays and shelves are clean and well organized.Ensure that all products are accurately labeled for description and price including accurate sales signage.CUSTOMER SERVICEProvide ongoing training for staff regarding front-end systems, customer service, storewide systems and GreenStar product lines.Knowledge of and demonstrates ability to train staff in security procedures.Ensure accuracy and security of all cash Ensure friendly customer service at all times.Assist customers with product questions in a prompt, friendly, courteous manner, referring them to other staff when necessary.Offer suggestions for purchases and ways to prepare products.Help customers place special orders.DEPARTMENT MAINTENANCEEnsure retail and storage areas are clean, orderly condition, meeting health department standards.Assists with the preparation for and ensure accuracy of inventory counts.Ensure maintenance of all store equipment and communicates and notified the Store Manager if equipment is in need of repair. Also ensure that unsafe equipment is taken out of service.SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIESFollow GreenStar safety rules.Assist other employees in safety needs. Correct unsafe equipment and conditions and communicate with the Store Manager or Facilities.Assist with safety training needs.Participate in safety training programs.Perform other tasks as assigned to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.STAFF RELATIONSMaintain good working relationships with other staff.Follow store wide policies and procedures as set out in the Employee Handbook and by the Management Team.Ensure that communications with other staff are clear, direct and respectful.Treat staff and managers with consistency and fairness, in a style appropriate to a cooperative work environment.SUPERVISORYKnowledgeable of and ability to fill in for all staffing positions and perform daily tasks related to those positions.Document and update procedures, systems and checklists. Assist with maintaining procedure manuals for all positions.Provide necessary and ongoing feedback to the Store Manager relative to staff performance. Ensure compliance of all retail department personnel with established policies, procedures and guidelines.Model supportive and participatory leadership qualities, promoting team building and motivating staff to achieve department goals.Participate in preparing agendas for regular department meetings.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONSExcellent customer service skills, to include the ability to project an outgoing, friendly personality.Effective communication skills, to include but not limited to, good listener and ability to give clear instructions Ability to handle and prioritize multiple demands and stay calm; high tolerance for stress.Ability to resolve conflicts and de-escalate situations.Attention to detail, accuracy.Supervisory experience preferred.Experience with cash registers, retail operating systems, and computer software a plus.Ability to lift 50 lbs.Compensation details: 19.34-20.34 Hourly WagePIa9a17656a363-25660-34618049

Keywords: Green Star Cooperative Market Inc, Binghamton , DeWitt Assistant Store Manager, Executive , Ithaca, New York

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