ALVARADO PAINT & HARDWARE, INC."Quality Product & A Commitment to Customer Service since 1946"Located in Downtown Los Angeles, Alvarado Paint & Hardware is a third generation, family owned hardware store serving the Wilshire/Westlake area since 1946. As an Apprentice Plumbing Department Head, you are expected to provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. You will shadow current department leads and establish a strong knowledge base of store systems and show a desire to lead by positive example. These associates learn about products, and provide information to customers in order to service an entire project. Associates in this position are expected to greet, inquire, recommend and service every customer in a positive way. Department leads maintain the in-stock condition of assigned areas, and ensure it is clean, shop-able, and safe. Each associate has the responsibility of providing a safe working and shopping environment by following all safety policies & standards, immediately correcting hazards & unsafe conditions or reporting conditions to the Manager on Duty, and working safely as not to endanger themselves, co-workers, vendors, or customers. These associates are expected to stay busy, "There is always something to be doing", and always work in cooperation with the Store Manager and fellow team members to provide and maintain a pleasant store environment. Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesInclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.Attendance & Dependability•Arrive to work early each and every day, prepared to serve our community with a positive attitude. •Be a dependable associate, someone the team can count on. Never assume.•Always watch each others backs, and help each other to eliminate mistakes and improve overall efficiency.Customer Service•Provide positive representation of store.•Proactively assist customers in solving problems.•Greet customers entering and throughout the store. Thank customers when finished and when they are leaving the store.•Provide a friendly, outgoing demeanor; work well with customers as well as associates.•Possess excellent product knowledge and knowledge of store layout and location of products.Store Operations•Maintain a positive, professional and safe work environment.•Perform accurate Inventory Counts and Data on a daily basis.•Communicate any issues or ideas to the Store Manager.•Assist with special projects.•Assist with daily maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the sales floor, stock room and outdoor merchandise areas.•Perform all other duties as assigned.Inventory & Merchandising•Assist to ensure receiving, checking in and stocking of merchandise is accurate and visually appealing to the store environment.•Responsible for maintenance of back stock levels.•Assist to ensure that daily counts, zero-hooks, and negative on hand reports are completed timely, legibly, and accurately.•Assist in ordering and maintaining desirable product inventory levels to ensure in-stocks and store profitability.•Assist with merchandise resets throughout the store.•Assist to ensure all signage is current in the store.•Assist in presenting a clean and orderly sales floor.Radio Communication•Assist in clear, audible, communication over the radios.•Memorize and Utilize the Military Alphabet for all Radio and Phone Communication.Other Essential Requirements•Must write legibly, and maintain an organized environment. •Must have plumbing knowledge.Training & Growth•Actively be learning new skills.Physical Demands•Standing, Walking, Kneeling, Bending, Lifting (up to 75lbs) and Climbing.We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks!------------Notice to Applicant about this Employer: You are applying for a job with an independently owned cooperative member of Ace Hardware Corporation, who operates this Ace Hardware store, not Ace Hardware Corporation. The independent store owner alone is responsible for and independently makes all decisions concerning employment related matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervision, staffing and scheduling. Ace Hardware Corporation will not receive a copy of any applications submitted for this position, and will have no control over interviews and/or hiring decisions, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of the independent store owner. If hired, the independent store owner will be your only employer. Ace Hardware Corporation is not the employer for this position. The Ace Hardware trademarks, logos and designs are owned by Ace Hardware Corporation and used by independent store owners under a license from Ace Hardware Corporation.
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