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The Salvation Army Sales Assoc/Material Handler - Salem, Oregon in Salem, Oregon


It was a dark night in a city that knew how to keep its secrets but one lone HR Recruiter was still trying to discover the answers to life's persistent questions....Questions like, where do you find good people that want to work for a great organization that helps others locally? People that have an eye for fashion, that can evaluate the quality of gently used household items or clothing to determine if they are resalable in one of our Family Stores.Do you have or do you want to develop your customer service skills?Then The Salvation Army Wants You!The Salvation Army:Be part of a great and growing team of people whose mission it is to support the good work of The Salvation Army. Money from our Family Stores support a variety of programs in the Western United States from wildfire relief to feeding the hungry and supporting addiction recovery programs.We are hiring Part Time employees at $13.25 per hour, 20 hours per week with Paid Sick and Vacation.So apply and see what we are about TODAY!The Salvation Army is now hiring for Production Associates for our Hillsboro Family Store. Starting wage is $13.25 per hour. Please respond to this e-mail with a resume and cover letter. Thanks so much for considering The Salvation Army...JOB TITLE: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE (SALES ASSOCIATE/MATERIAL HANDLER)DEPARTMENT: RETAILSTATUS: PART - TIMEIMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: STORE MANAGERTHE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Ensure Customer/Donor needs are met by greeting all Customers and Donors and giving prompt, courteous assistance.2. Sort and price items ready to be merchandised on the sales floor in accordance with Salvation Army Standards.3. Sort donations to be processed in accordance with Salvation Army Standards.4. Assist in the maintenance of the store to keep it clean, neat and organized. Perform cleaning duties as assigned by Store Manager, Assistant Manager, Shift Supervisor and District Sales Manager.• Cleaning Windows• Dusting• Cashwrap Area• Fitting Rooms• Bathrooms• Stockroom and Breakroom• Sweeping and Mopping• Donation Area• Maintains assigned department within the store per TSA (The Salvation Army) Merchandising Standards.5. Once trained, follow all Cash Register Policies in accordance with TSA Policies and Procedures.6. Maintain safety standards and report any hazards/problems to the managers.7. Follow all Human Resources policies and procedures.8. Attend required Monthly Store Meetings.9. Follows all Dress Code Policies in accordance with TSA Policies and Procedures.10. Work schedules are determined by Management and employee must be flexible to ensure adequate store coverage at all times.Part-time associates may be scheduled to work any part-time shift including evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.11. Receive, unload, and stock incoming inventory items accurately and efficiently.12. Provide Quality Assurance by inspecting products for defects and damages.13. Maintain and clean up the area in and around the donation areas at the beginning and end of each shift.14. Courteously assist donors in the removal of all donated items from the donor’s vehicle and provide receipt.15. Separate and sort all donated material into the proper containers, and properly stack material as instructed by the Store Manager.To apply please respond to this posting with your Resume and a Cover Letter. You can also go to our job board at for listings of other Salvation Army open positions.

QUALIFICATIONS:• Will Train How to use a Cash Register but must be able to compute change.• Must pass background check, which will include Criminal History and Sex Offender Registry.• Ability to communicate effectively with management, fellow store employees, customers and donors.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:• Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.• Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, clothing carts, merchandise carts, rolling clothing racks, fixtures, furniture dollies, platform trucks and carts, hand trucks and miscellaneous carts.• Ability to operate a telephone• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.• Ability to perform various repetitive motion tasks




  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help



  • High School or Equivalent or better

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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)