Assistant Manager

FT/PT Status: Regular Full Time


Assists the Store/Facility Manager in managing and operating a retail store, donation processing center and/or warehouse operations. Provides exceptional customer service through the efficient management of store associates, donations, processing, stock rotation, inventory, and sales. Properly maintains the appearance of the facility and merchandise to encourage shoppers in support of our mission related services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures. Directly supervises the store management team, store associates, program participants, volunteers, and community service participants; performs work of subordinates as needed. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; maintaining a safe work environment; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Occasional travel is required for business related activities. Must maintain the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must be able to obtain and maintain Forklift/Stacker and CPR/First Aid certifications. Must maintain a valid driver's license, access to reliable transportation at all times and automobile insurance acceptable to Goodwill's liability insurance provider.

Education and Experience

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in Business or related field and two years of retail management experience with an emphasis on Customer Service; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or sales reports. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, managers, and employees using tact, courtesy and cooperativeness.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with a few abstract and concrete variables, exercising judgment, resourcefulness, ingenuity and initiative. Ability to exercise discretion while managing confidential information. Ability to operate a POS register. Must have experience and sound working knowledge of fax machines/scanners, material handling equipment and computers to include: Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Office, Excel), data based programs and internet.

Physical Demands

The physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to sit, climb or balance, or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or lift and/or move over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in adverse weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to dust, odors, extreme cold or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.