Would you like to work at Good Planet? July 07, 2015 17:52


Do you love the idea of working for a company dedicated to offering natural, organic, earth-friendly products and services to the great people of Victoria?

Would you like to work as a valued member of a small, enthusiastic and friendly group of caring, like-minded individuals, working together to ensure the viability and success of a great little company?

The Good Planet Company may be what you are looking for! We have an opening for a part time team member involving hours ranging from 20 to 28 hours per week.

Your most important qualifications for this job will be a proven record of excellent customer service and communication skills, confidence, flexibility, and attitude as a conscientious self-starter!

Roles & responsibilities
Engagement with customers, demonstrating your passion for environmental products
Collaborate on and help to maintain the store’s visuals and displays
Count, order, receive and merchandise inventory
Cashier responsibilities including accurate processing of sales transactions
Maintain pricing accuracy on shelves and in computerized POS system
Perform housekeeping duties as required and/or assigned

Qualifications & requirements:
You excel at customer service with experience in retail sales
You are passionate about environmentally sustainable products and business practices
You have the ability to work retail hours including weekends and holidays when required.
You are a motivated, energetic and conscientious self-starter
You are a good communicator, able to relate well to people of all ages & backgrounds
You are in excellent health, can lift or maneuver large boxes, and to stand for up to eight hours.

Responsibilities include:
Assisting customers with all product enquiries and in the selection of goods
Fulfillment of phone and website orders
Cleaning and maintenance of sales floor and storage areas
Collaborating on and aiding with creative merchandising of in-store and window displays
100% on-time opening and closing of store
Other retail tasks as required

We provide:
A competitive rate of pay with regular reviews and pay increases.
A generous staff discount on all goods and services.
A paid, 30-minute lunch break on all shifts over 6 hours
Flexible vacation scheduling
A fun, collaborative working environment.

To apply: We require a cover letter stating your reasons and qualifications for applying for this position, together with your resume.
This application package should be addressed to Brittany Gamble, Good Planet’s store manager, and delivered in person at 764 Fort Street in Victoria, between the hours and 10am and 6pm, Monday through Friday.
Please note, e-mailed or postal mailed applications will not be accepted.
Selected applicants will be invited for an interview, at which time the applicant will be asked questions pertaining to fair trade, organics, retail business basics, past retail experience and other questions to help us gain an insight into your personality and suitability for this position.
Please be aware that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.