Retail and Materials Specialist (SCRAP) Close not stated posted 9/4/2015

Retail and Materials Specialist


Type: Full Time

SCRAP is a 503(c)(3) nonprofit Creative Reuse Center. We take donations of creative materials, divert them from the waste stream and make them available to teachers, crafters, parents, artists at a low cost.

This position is responsible for receiving, processing and managing high quality and safe creative reuse materials for retail and providing excellent customer service in a welcoming environment. This position is well-trained in both the retail and warehouse duties and will be scheduled in both capacities in any given week dependent upon the needs of the store/warehouse. The Retail Operations Manager determines the scheduling needs for maximum efficiency.

32 hours/week
Vacation and PTO
Monthly craft allowance of $25

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Materials Operations
• Provide excellent customer relations while receiving materials
• Stay current on what materials are accepted
• Use appropriate protocol in sorting received materials
• Use appropriate pricing protocol
• In partnership with retail staff, stock items according to accepted protocol onto the floor or back stock area
• Maintain high quality and safety standards for handling materials
• Direct materials volunteers to ensure safe and efficient processing

Retail Operations
• Provide excellent customer service
• Communicate effectively
• Ensure customers are greeted professionally, warmly and helpfully
• Retail cashiering
• Open/close store as scheduled
• Sort, stock and organize sections
• Maintain a clean and orderly shopping environment
• Assist with display and promotions
• Other duties as assigned by the Retail Operations Manager

Working Conditions
• A high frequency of unassisted heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis per shift)
• Bending, stooping and climbing
• Standing and walking for the duration of the shift
• Working in hot and cold climates

Application Guidelines/Contact:
Please send a resume, letter of interest and 3 references to No phone calls, please.