The Salvation Army - Southwest Division

Farmington, NM

Thrift Store Production Assistant

Posted about 1 month ago · Full time · $10.50 Hourly

Job Description

LOCATION: Farmington Corps, NM

STATUS: FT 40 hrs/wk

POSITION SUMMARY: The Thrift Store Production Assistant will process donations as they are received, determining their ability to be sold, and move product onto the store floor on a daily basis. The TSPA will also maintain the color code tagging system for clothing and work with the Store Manager to facilitate rotation. This position will make achieving higher sales a priority by ensuring donated items are processed quickly and efficiently. This position will also direct and supervise volunteers, ensuring that tasks assigned are being done properly and efficiently.


  • Must possess an understanding of the value of second hand items and be able to determine usability for the

Family Store Program

  • Must have people and organizational skills
  • Possess the knowledge of how to search for items to determine value
  • Ability to merchandise product and to produce effective sales
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner
  • Ability to mentor and train staff and volunteers
  • Customer service mindset
  • Team player with a spirit of cooperation and work with others towards goals set by management
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check


Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to operate telephone, a desktop or laptop computer, as well as the ability to access and produce information from a computer, and to understand written information.


The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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