Retail Sales Associate/Cashier – Port Hope

Job title: Retail Sales Associate/Cashier – Port Hope
Posted on: November 9, 2022
Job Description:

Gilmer’s Home Hardware Building Centre is growing in Northumberland!!

We are currently seeking a part-time Cashier.

Why Join Our Team?
You’ll enjoy many benefits, such as:

  • It is an incredible place to work
  • We recognize our biggest asset: our people
  • An upbeat positive inclusive and safe working environment.
  • Promotion of a work life balance.
  • We offer super competitive compensation structure including paid vacation time.
  • There is tremendous opportunity for advancement, growth, stability and continuous learning.
  • Opportunity to enrol in our outstanding extended health and dental benefits.
  • Available retirement savings matching program.
  • Dynamic team environment with an employer who is involved in the community.

This role plays a critical role in customer service by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. This involves processing transactions, answering customer questions, and ensuring customers leave satisfied. Cashiers proactively assist customers and direct them to open cash registers, various departments, and perform various services such as confirming inventory and prices, all done in a prompt friendly manner.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Ensure customers are greeted promptly as they enter the store.

– Operate all Home Hardware software and point of sale equipment, including cash register, Moneris terminal, Profit Master and Transaxion with sufficient speed and accuracy.

– Ensure every item is scanned.

– Follow proper procedures according to store policy regarding returns and refunds.

– Count float prior to start of shift in accordance with store policy.

– Tabulate sales at the end of the day and/or end of your shift and remove cash from register in accordance with store policy.

– Ensure customers have had a positive shopping experience; take steps to rectify if they have not.

– Answer phone in prompt fashion and take messages, according to store policy.

– Maintain price information (flyers, in-store promotions etc.) for references when customer price inquires arise.

– Communicate product knowledge to the customer as appropriate.

– Assist those customers who need advice, information, or directions.

– Pick, organize and verify orders for delivery or curbside pick-up.

– Maintain familiarity with items in stock, yard inventory.

– Ensure check-out area is clean, organized and build merchandise displays.


Employment Type: Part-time
Field of Work: Sales/Services
Required skills:

- Prior retail experience preferred.
- Prior cash handling experience preferred.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
- Excellent mathematical skills.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to work well in a fast-paced retail environment.
- Comfortable working with computers.
- Willingness to learn.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work co-operatively in a team atmosphere.
- Excellent decision-making ability and problem-solving skills.
- Willingness to continually develop professional skills and knowledge base.


Company information

Company Name: Gilmer's Home Hardware Building Centre
City: Port Hope
Email: meghan.gilligan@durhamcollege.ca
Additional information:

Please apply in writing outlining qualifications and experience to the Human Resources Manager or drop off your application in person to the General Manager.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.


Prefered method of contact: In Person