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Retail Supervisor - Job Posting 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

STATUS: Hourly Wage

REPORTS TO: Razed & Found Operations Director

POSITION SUMMARY

The role includes friendly/knowledgeable customer service, sales,  inventory processing, merchandising materials, and staffing occasional special events. Candidates with knowledge of building materials/antiques, an outgoing personable spirit, strong physical work ethic, and ability to operate new technology are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT

WasteCap Resource Solutions, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our vision to transform waste into resources is implemented through our Razed & Found division. Razed & Found is comprised of deconstruction services, DIY events, and a retail outlet that sells reclaimed building materials. Find out more at: www.razedandfound.com

LOCATION

2123 W. Michigan St, Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend all scheduled shifts.
  • Assist customers with locating items, answering questions, and suggesting ways to utilize materials.
  • Check out customers at the register using the point-of-sale system.
  • Help customers load purchased items and unload donated items that have been approved.
  • Learn about building materials and the history of the items for sale.
  • Help process new materials and track items in the inventory system.
  • Assist with developing operational policies and procedures to increase efficiencies.  
  • Support telephone and email correspondence.
  • Clean store and supporting areas on a regular basis.
  • Perform store opening and closing duties.
  • Available to work Tuesday - Saturday.
  • Maximum of 40 hours per week.
  • Saturdays are required.
  • Facilitate tasks for volunteers and interns.
  • Use hand and powered tools in a safe manner.
  • Observe warehouse safety protocols including:
    • Secure safe placement of large items on the store floor and processing areas.
    • Be aware of hazards and follow hazard prevention plan.
    • Practice safe lifting, relocation of items, and working in teams.
    • Use PPE (personal protective equipment) when appropriate (gloves, goggles, protective footwear, protective headwear when required, safety vests, etc).
    • Drive organization-owned vehicles for off-site events (optional).

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of building materials, architectural salvage, construction, home renovation, and antiques.
  • Experience in woodworking, carpentry, and the arts are a positive
  • Effective and clear communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and use new technology.
  • Possess the following qualities: goal-oriented, patience, attentive, positive attitude, and tenacity.   
  • Excellent ability to organize work to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Basic computer proficiency including word processing, excel, and email.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS / WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL EFFORT

Moderate physical activity: frequent walking/standing/lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; some repetitive motion.

COMPENSATION

$12.00 per hour starting wage with opportunities for promotion within the organization.

Application

Please email your job application to: jobs@wastecap.org with the subject line "Application - Retail Supervisor".

Your application should include a (1) cover letter and (2) resume. Files should be condensed into one PDF document.

DEADLINE: Friday, September 28th