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Sales Associate

Pets | Carbondale, IL | Part Time

Job Description

RURAL KING is America’s Farm & Home Store  

Rural King is growing fast!  

We are a privately held farm & home retail company that has been in business in the Midwest for over 50 years. Founded in 1960, Rural King is a third-generation family-owned business aggressively positioning itself for the future. The foundation is strong and the vision for the future is growth. This, coupled with Rural King’s friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere and “Positively Outrageous Customer Service,” makes Rural King a very exciting and attractive career opportunity. Every individual on our team is valued, supported, trained, and given the development and opportunity to a successful career path in our organization.  Whether it’s in one of our 65+ Retail Stores, Distribution Centers, or the Corporate Headquarters, Rural King is looking for team players able to both envision change and strive for future growth.  Look for this and other great opportunities with one of the fastest growing retailers in the midwest.

 

 

 

Job Title:  Sales Associate

Reports To:  Store Manager

Job Location:  Store

FLSA Status:   Hourly Non-Exempt

                                                                                                                                      

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist customers with purchasing decisions and load outs
  • Give consistent quality customer service ensuring a successful shopping experience
  • Merchandise, stock, and assemble merchandise
  • Be familiar with all advertised items and their locations
  • Greet all customers who are within ten feet of you
  • Practice sound safety knowledge & best practices for materials handling
  • Maintain a clean and organized department – including recovery
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Ability to work independently without supervision

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer
  • Telexon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.