Company: Goodwill
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Retail, General
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 5/13/2019



To research prices and display merchandise, unload trucks, process, receive and record donations, and provide excellent customer service.  To ensure the efficient and cost effective operation and stewardship of the Goodwill store and to maximize profitability and increase training opportunities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research merchandise value using the current pricing guide and/or the internet and price merchandise accordingly.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, merchandise knowledge and competitive pricing.
  • Demonstrates professionalism at all times and presents a friendly, cooperative attitude to general public and staff at all times.
  • Help load and unload trucks upon request.
  • Receive and record donations from the public as needed.
  • Must be able to ensure that all production standards, guidelines, and deadlines are met.
  • Sort and/or price donations according to company guidelines.
  • Assist in keeping store production supply available.
  • Conduct self in safe manner; report all injuries immediately.
  • Provide excellent customer service by greeting customers and providing assistance with basic questions about store operations and/or merchandise.
  • Notify supervisor of low and overstocked items.

Responsible for performing assigned duties within the framework of our Guiding Principles:

  • We are committed to providing world-class customer service to all our customers
  • We are committed to a clean, neat, and organized store.  The image of the store reflects Goodwill and the team
  • Donors should be greeted in 10 seconds
  • We are committed to a full store with full inventory
  • Every time we touch a donation, something good should happen to it
  • All donations should be processed within 24 hours
  • If you have a pile, you have a problem
  • Hard goods should be priority processed
  • Material handling equipment is for moving donations, not storage
  • Don’t fall in love with your donations…rotation is critical to success
  • Donor value should increase
  • Profits should increase
  • Ability to multi-task, make quick decisions and work in a team oriented, fast paced environment.
  • Must have punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Successfully complete job specific checklist within 90 days of employment.
  • Assist with the security and safety of company employees and property.
  • Free from alcohol and drugs.
  • Conduct self in safe manner; report all work injuries immediately.
  • Adherence to all Goodwill policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Please include your zipcode when applying so that your application will be delivered to a store near you!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate and cooperate with the public and department staff at all times.
  • Must have reliable transportation.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The physical demands/work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical requirements include the ability to twist, bend, squat, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and pull. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (common items include, but are not limited to bags of clothes/miscellaneous items, televisions, computers, sofas, kitchen appliances, bicycles and bedroom sets). The employee must also be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Indoor work environment with occasional exposure to outside temperatures.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Equipment, Machines, and Tools Used:

Telephone, mop and broom, pricing and tagging guns, metal clothes racks and hangers, dollie, trash bins, totes, computer, and other material handling equipment.


Employee understands he/she may be transferred to another location at any time at the discretion of the Vice President of Operations and/or the District Sales Manager.


Houston, TX
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