Customer Service Associate
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$11.80 - $15.53
96 E Main St, Westfield, NY 14787
The CSA (Customer Service Associate) works at an assigned store location. The CSA assists in the operation of the facility in a safe, customer-focused, and profitable manner. He/ She performs various duties including, but not limited to: Daily cash handling, lighting/fixtures, cleaning & maintenance, and ensures the security of all inventory and currency to avoid theft and inventory shrinkage. Employees in this classification receive direct supervision within a framework of well-defined Company policies and procedures. Position reports to the Store Manager.
• Must be at least 21 years of age. • High School diploma or GED preferred. • Must be able to work alone in the store for long periods of time (or full shifts as needed). • Ability to communicate effectively in English, in both verbally and in written form. • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; able to read and write at a level sufficient to perform assigned duties successfully. • Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. • Ability to learn to operate a cash register, computer console, and other equipment and tools related to the work task. • Ability to learn and apply proper sanitation and safety requirements associated with food storage and serving. • Physical abilities necessary: o Ability to stand and/or walk for an at least 8 hours. o Ability to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds from ground to overhead up to 30 minutes of workday. o Ability to occasionally push and pull with arms up to a force of 20 pounds (i.e., utilizing a hand-truck). o Ability to occasionally bend at waist with some twisting up to one hour of workday. o Ability to occasionally grasp, reach, and manipulate objects with hands above the head and below the knees. (This work requires eye-hand coordination, and may require bilateral coordination of hands up to 4 hours of workday). • Ability to occasionally climb a ladder to store or retrieve materials, and/or place or remove signage. • Approximately 75% of work is performed indoors, but there are times when extended periods of work may be performed outside: o Ability to be exposed to intermittent outdoor hot or cold temperatures and external environmental insects when performing tasks outdoors. o Ability to be exposed to intermittent indoor cold temperature extremes when working in walk-in cooler or freezer. o Ability to be exposed to intermittent noise (i.e., cash register, telephone, etc.). • Capable of working in small spaces at times. • Demonstrated success in dealing with stressful situations. • Ability to work varying shifts, including overnight shifts and holidays. • Must be able to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States if hired.
• Report to work on scheduled day at the scheduled time, be neatly groomed and in approved uniform as described per the Company Dress Code. • Act professionally at all times, displaying a positive attitude, and representing the company in a positive manner to customers, vendors, service providers, and other employees. • Helping customers purchase products by fully understanding the store’s available products and having knowledge of product promotions/pricing. • Meet, greet, and thank customers in a friendly and timely manner, providing the best customer service and handling complaints quickly and tactfully. • Develop customer connections by understanding a customer’s frequent purchases and developing a “one-on- one” relationship. • Properly utilize all transactional equipment (cash registers, electronic safe, lottery, fuel, phone card, EBT, credit card, etc.) to efficiently process customer transactions. • Adhere to proper cash handling procedures to prevent loss of profit in the store per Company Loss Prevention Policy. • Adhere to security controls established by the company regarding drive-offs, burglary and theft prevention, identification checks, counterfeit bills, etc. • Use, operate, clean, deep clean, and maintain cleanliness of all food service equipment (coffee, fountain drink machine, frozen beverages, iced tea, hot dog grille, microwave, etc.). • Maintain cleanliness/organization of store (inside/outside) including, but not limited to: Restrooms, floors, countertops, shelving, displays, merchandise, food service equipment and area, parking lot, pumps, car wash, and facility property including other outside equipment/units. • Properly stock, clean, organize, and maintain cleanliness/organization of the walk-in cooler and freezer. • Perform inventory duties, including following vendor check-in process, correct product pricing policies, and check/place codes on products according to policy. Stack products in boxes/crates on the floor carefully, to not exceed five (5) feet. • Rotate merchandise using the First In, First Out (FIFO) method, ensuring all merchandise and displays are appealing, organized, clean, and priced appropriately. • Complete all required orientation training and on-going training and attend store meetings. • Notify management or Human Resources of any observed dishonesty by customers, vendors, or store employees. • Keep all doors locked in secured areas; ensure that all doors are properly locked during closing, and that the alarm is properly engaged. • Act in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. • Notify supervisor and/ or Human Resources of any incidents that occur in the store; document and report all information on appropriate company forms. • Accurately record all time worked and lunch breaks utilizing the computerized time clock program and manual time sheets. • Provide assistance to customers with the operation of fuel pumps, air hoses, car wash, fountain, cappuccino, coffee, and all other equipment/machines on store property as needed. • Properly and accurately ring all fuel and non-fuel sales/purchases; lottery tickets, & activate pre-paid cards etc. on the cash register. • Understand the laws regarding age-restricted sales (tobacco, alcohol, and lottery); verify identification prior to selling any age-restricted product. • Put the register on the log-in screen while performing tasks outside of the cash register area to ensure security of the register. • Properly check in/close out the register after shift ends, completing required logs and worksheets (shift report, count sheets, etc.). • Pre-heat, stock and code food service items as instructed; utilize a thermometer to ensure product is at the proper temperature. • Where needed, physically remove snow and/or ice from sidewalks, entrances, pumping stations, awnings, and dumpster area and place ice melt in high traffic areas. • Clean the car wash including floors and walls, understand how to reset the car wash, and perform sales transactions/refunds appropriately; remove trash from car wash once per shift or as needed (Where applicable, if at a store with a car wash). • Keep all emergency exits clear of product, trash, etc.; keep a clearance of 36 inches in front of the breaker boxes. • As requested, assist in training new team members in the use of the cash register, food service machines/equipment, and outside equipment. • Keep all company and store information confidential. • Perform all duties with minimal direction and/or periodic supervision. • Other duties as assigned.
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Posting ID: 548015110 Posted: 2021-10-24 Job Title: Customer Service Associate