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Retail Store Associate

  • Full Time
  • Midland
  • Closing date: Aug 6, 2021

First for Safety

Position Description:
First for Safety, operating for 28 years, has both a store front where they offer Occupational Health and
Safety products, janitorial products, first aid products, and a large training facility that offers First Aid and
CPR/AED as a training partner for the Canadian Red Cross, Working at Heights, WHMIS 2015, Propane
Handling training, and much more.
First for Safety is looking for someone who is quick to learn, enthusiastic, professional, and has a strong
desire to work independently and within a team.

– Receive and stock shipments to shelves and display areas
– Assist in display of merchandise
– Sell merchandise
– Product carry outs
– Prepare bills of lading
– Invoices and other shipping documents
– Operate cash register
– Operate computerized inventory record keeping and re-ordering systems
– Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
– Authorize return of merchandise
– Estimate or quote prices
– Credit or contract terms, warranties and delivery dates – Provide advice about merchandise
– Record customers’ orders
– Plan, organize and direct administrative services such as signage, cleaning, maintenance, parking, safety inspections, security and snow removal;
– Greet customers and discuss type, quality and quantity of merchandise or services sought for purchase, rental or lease
– Prepare merchandise for purchase, rental or lease
– Prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts and accept cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit payment
– Maintain sales records for inventory control
– Daily cleaning & general facility maintenance


– Knowledge with computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
– Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
– 1-2 years experience working in customer service
– Ability to work well independently
– Work well under pressure in a fast paces environment
– Handling Heavy loads
– Physically demanding including bending, crouching, kneeling
– Repetitive tasks
– Standing for long periods of time
– Effective interpersonal skills
– Excellent oral communication
– Dependable, reliable, hard working
– Flexible, adaptable
– Organized, efficient, energetic
– Collaborative, goal oriented, proactive, integrity, positive attitude, time management skills
– Own Transportation / Valid drivers licence

Hours: 35- 44/wk
Salary: $15 -$17 per hour

Full Time Shifts: Monday – Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm Specific hours to be discussed
Please e-mail all resumes to with the subject line stating “Full Time Job Opportunity”
with your first and last name or drop your resume off in-store at 105 Fourth St. location in Midland. Please
no phone calls
How to Apply: Submit Cover Letter and Resume – in person; Submit Cover Letter and Resume – email
Job Site Location: Midland
Hours of Work:
Weekday; Weekend; Day
Advertise Until: Aug 6, 2021
ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

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