Employment Opportunities

Apply in person at 3550 Recker Hwy  Winter Haven, Florida or email Mark Ferreira @ mark@habitateastpolk.org

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1. Assistant Manager-Winter Haven Restore

Job Description
The ReStore Assistant Manager supports the ReStore Manager in running a retail operation that sells used and over-stock building materials, appliances, furniture, and other goods to provide a revenue stream to support more qualifying Habitat homeowners. Responsibilities include daily operational planning, policy and procedure development, assisting with the management of staff, and ensuring a safe and fun environment for employees and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the daily planning and operations of the ReStore.
  • Work closely with the ReStore Manager to create and implement policies and procedures for efficient and effective operation, as well as plans for promotion of and growth of the ReStore.
  • Supervise daily operations. Implement and monitor daily operational procedures, including monetary transactions and deposits.
  • Evaluate staff and ensure compliance with all East Polk Habitat employment policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a positive working environment for employees, volunteers, and customers. Provide superior customer service.
  • Address employee concerns promptly and appropriately.
  • Monitor competitive pricing and practices. Set pricing for all merchandise consistent with existing policy and train staff accordingly.
  • Assist in preparing monthly reports for sales activities, expenses, progress on projects, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with other area ReStores and Habitat affiliates, East Polk Habitat staff and volunteers, and Habitat partner families.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A high school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Prior retail experience strongly desired.
  • 3 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Background in sales and/or donation procurement preferred.
  • Background in construction and building materials helpful.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Competencies/Skills:

  • Dedication to the philosophy and passion for the ministry of Habitat.
  • Familiarity with Habitat’s affiliate program and/or ReStore is preferred.
  • Available to work a full-time schedule as needed to operate the store.
  • Strong supervisory and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, self-motivate, adapt to a changing environment and work well with volunteers.
  • Ability to operate a box truck.
  • Bilingual Spanish-speaker a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is often required to execute event setup and breakdown. This includes but is not limited to extended hours of work, ability to lift 50 lbs. or more, ability to load and unload vehicles, and long hours of standing.

2. Full time ReStore Driver/Loader-Winter Haven Restore

Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County ReStore seeks a Truck Driver/Loader responsible for providing quality customer service through picking up donations, loading and unloading donations on and off of the box truck and processing donations into the warehouse intake area to ensure effective flow of donations to the sales floor.

Interested individuals with a strong work ethic and commitment to providing quality service while representing Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County within the community are encouraged to apply.

Age Restrictions do apply. Must be at least years 26 years old and a valid driver’s license to apply.

3. Full time Cashier -Dundee Restore

Responsible for efficiently maintaining cash wrap area, always covering the front of the Restore, greeting all customers and processing all sale transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

* Operate the cash register and credit card machine.
* Handle cash and credit card transactions.
* Greet customers and give great customer service.
* Process Tax Exempt purchases.
* Answer and transfer phone calls as needed.
* Maintain cleanliness of front store area Knowledge, Skills, Abilities.
* Good customer service skills.
* Self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic.
* Enjoy working with people of diverse backgrounds.
* Must be able to work Tuesday – Saturday based on part time hours
* Ability to handle and defuse challenging situations with tact Qualifications.
* Must be able to pass criminal background check.
* Previous cash handling experience.
* Good computer and math skills.
* Friendly and helpful attitude.

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