Store Clerk_NE-TX_401-Thrift Store Department

Texarkana, TX 420 Walton Drive 75501, 420 Walton Drive, Texarkana, Texas, United States of America Req #23590
Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Summary: 

Assists store customers in donating, selecting and purchasing store items; operates and maintains a cash register; responds to customer questions; assists in maintaining the orderliness and cleanliness of the store.  

Essential Functions:                         

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.  

Customer Service Responsibilities (70%)

Assists customers purchasing items from The Salvation Army by ringing-up sales utilizing a cash register; collects monies, counts change and prepares receipts; prepares and packages purchased items: prepares and balances the cash drawer and runs routine register printouts; ensures the security and accountability of all cash register funds in accordance with established operating procedures.  

Assists customers by explaining store policy and responding to questions regarding the pricing and/or purchasing of items; ensures that all customers visiting the store have a pleasant experience.  

Assists customers who are donating items to The Salvation Army; directs customers to the proper loading/unloading area; assists with hauling donations to the storage area as needed; prepares and provides tax receipts as needed.  

Answers the store telephone in a tactful and courteous manner; assists customers by responding to questions and providing directions and/or general information; may schedule and record donation pick-ups.  

Store Orderliness and Cleanliness Responsibilities (30%)

Maintains the neatness and security of the cash register area; ensures that forms, bags, etc. are adequately stocked; maintains warehouse area in a neat and orderly manner; cleans floors, tables and work areas.

Places and arranges items in the store as directed; checks all store displays to ensure that items are maintained and displayed in a neat and orderly manner; rotates and/or rearranges stock as directed. returns items to the proper location after customers have handled.  

Cleans all display racks and shelves; sweeps and mops floors; cleans windows and mirrors; ensures that the store is maintained in a clean and inviting manner.  

Other Responsibilities:

Inspects donated items to ensure they can be used according to established policies and procedures.

Assists customers in carrying purchased/donated items in/out of the store.  

Assists with the sorting of items as needed.  

Performs other duties as assigned.


Materials and Equipment:

Cash Register               Hand Truck                   General Office Equipment


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of effective customer service techniques.  

Knowledge of the principles and practices of basic mathematics.  

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.  

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.



Education and Experience:

High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred,  


One-year prior customer service or retail experience preferred,  


Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.



Valid State Drivers License (preferred)


Physical Requirements:

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to operate a cash register, perform routine mathematical computations and count change.

Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.

Duties are usually performed standing.  Standing may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting.

Moderate physical effort required associated with sitting, walking, standing, lifting, bending, reaching, twisting, pushing, pulling, and carrying light to heavy  objects (up to 50 lbs.) frequently.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a normal store where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.







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Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.50
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Job Start Date Monday, January 22, 2024
  • Job End Date Thursday, February 22, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • Texarkana, TX 420 Walton Drive 75501, 420 Walton Drive, Texarkana, Texas, United States of America