Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Department: Retail
Location: Lakewood Goodwill
Address: 6002 Mount Tacoma DR SW
Lakewood, WA, 98499
Salary: $11.5 - $11.5 Per Hour
Required Days to Work: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Work Hours Needed: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

 

 

Are you looking to make a difference everyday? Do you want more than just a traditional retail job? If so, Goodwill might be the place for you!

Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region has been in the business of changing lives for over 95 years. We are part of an amazing group of people that come together to make a profound impact on our community.  Our mission is to provide free job training to people with barriers to employment. This important work can only happen thanks to our generous donors, our talented team members and our customers.

We have wonderful job opportunities in retail, landscaping, custodial and professional support positions throughout the Puget Sound and Eastern Washington.  A career at Goodwill blends community service with professional advancement; all the while working with a team of dedicated individuals.

Being a Cashier at Goodwill-

Responsibilities:

  •  Provide exceptional customer service while operating a cash register
  •  Respond to phone and in-person inquiries
  •  Stock the sales floor
  •  Other duties may be assigned

What You Need to be Successful:

  •  A great attitude, reliable, responsible and respectful
  •  Previous experience or training as a cashier (what is our actual requirement?)
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers
  •  Ability to read and understand basic procedures and safety rules
  •  Ability to efficiently and accurately operate a cash register
  •  Ability to accurately count money and give change
  •  Ability to pass a criminal background check
  •  Meet the physical requirements* of this job

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; and is able to speak effectively before groups of customers and/or employees.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages.

Other Skills and Abilities: Familiarity with cash registers.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Becoming a Member of our Team: To be considered for this opportunity, apply online. Only candidates with completed applications will be considered. This application is not compatible with mobile phones. Please use another device to apply.

This organization participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify verifies your authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the SSA.  For more information or questions, please contact E-Verify at 1-888-464-4218.

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory results of a criminal history background check.  At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.

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