Sales Associate

Pet Valu Yonge & Eglinton - Toronto, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Company description

Pet Valu employees are the key to our successful expansion in North America. As a growing organization our employees apply their creativity and innovative ideas as they take ownership of projects and shine. We pride ourselves in providing an open environment by managing with approachability and providing support to allow for growth and career development. We offer a fast-paced and ever-changing environment while demonstrating the utmost professionalism.

Pet Valu offers a comprehensive rewards program to our employees including an employee discount program, an RRSP program for all employees, special offers on events and services, and a social committee to promote some fun at work. Full-time employees receive employer-paid group health benefits, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible work hours and time-off programs that help balance personal life with work.

We’re Canada’s largest pet specialty retailer, and we’re proud to say we make a big impact by supporting local pet rescues, charities and shelters in communities across Canada and the US. In the past five years we have fundraised $7.12 million for North American animal rescue charities and helped 11,781 deserving pets to find their forever homes. We’ve also partnered with Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides nationally, and are proud to have sponsored many dog guides teams across Canada.

There’s a reason we call our team ‘Pet Experts.’ Our extensive online training programs ensure that our staff are able to provide our customers and their pets with expert advice.

Why Work at Pet Valu?

- Flexible work hours

- Internal job postings promoting career advancement

- Employee referral awards

- Online Employee Self-service system for a range of resources

- Employee recognition program

- Employee discounts

- Employer sponsored social activities

Job description

As a Sales Associate you will use your knowledge and experience to help Pet Parents find the right nutrition and other solutions for their pets. You will be part of a team of passionate Pet Experts, and enjoy the perks of helping Pet Parents every day. If you are enthusiastic about learning and growing with one of the top pet retailers in North America, this position is for you!

What you get:

  • Staff Discounts
  • Retail Training
  • Competitive Wage
  • Pet Care Knowledge
  • Flexible Scheduling

What you do:

  • Cashier and customer sales
  • Preparing merchandise orders, banking and other miscellaneous paperwork
  • Placing small items (under 10 lbs) including pet supplies, household items, etc. into stock in the sales area of the store
  • Sweeping, dusting and other general store maintenance functions
  • Assist in unloading delivery vehicles of cases and bags of pet food and supplies and putting these into stock (items up to 50 lbs.)
  • Other duties and tasks as required

What you bring:

  • Previous retail or customer service experience
  • Working knowledge of POS system
  • Possess outgoing and friendly personality with strong customer service skills
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively
  • Ability to work as scheduled to meet attendance requirements, which may include weekends and evenings
  • Ability to have reliable means of transportation to and from the store

Pet Valu supports the full inclusion of persons with disabilities as set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Disability related accommodation is available on request. Please advise us if you have any questions or should you require any of our materials in an alternative format.

Industry: Retail

Benefits:

  • Discounted/free food
  • Vacation & paid time off

Reference ID: PV2336

Expected start date: 2020-06-07

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
We have implemented many precautions to keep our staff as safe as possible, including "sneeze barrier" between the cashier and customer, limited number of customers entering store at a time, face masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. $2.00 / hr. hazard pay.

Experience:

  • retail: 1 year (Preferred)
  • sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • customer service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • pet caring: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Toronto, ON (Preferred)