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Sales Associate

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Benefits

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  • Employee assistance program
  • Language training provided
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Full job description

WHO WE ARE
CFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.


THE ROLE

As a Sales Associate, you provide retail services to a unique client base – members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), and in assisting them, you are helping your community. You may provide a variety of services, including regular retail services, dry cleaning, lottery services, self-serve gas services, postal services, and assisting CAF members with credit plan applications. You will operate Point of Sales systems, the debit/credit machine and maintain a float.

The Sales Associate responds to enquiries from customers providing them with information on merchandising and ensuring the store shelves are stocked, faced, and properly signed. You may take and prepare food and beverage orders and prepare takeout food, while ensuring cleanliness of food service and eating areas.

This is a role where everyone works as one team using modernized technology and an understanding of the unique pressures and rewards of military service to provide the best customer experience for our members and to simplify and improve their lives. If you thrive in a customer focused environment and in a culture that is passionate about exceeding customer expectations, this is the opportunity for you.


QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

Education, Certifications and Licenses

An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience

Food Handling Certification

Experience

In cash handling

In food and beverage preparation

In food and beverage service

Competencies

Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership


LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English Essential


BENEFITS AVAILABLE

Health Benefits:
 Healthcare spending account, virtual care (telemedicine), Employee and Family Assistance Program, mental health support, Accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Work Life Balance: Paid/unpaid leave, including vacation pay, family related leave and personal days.

Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.

Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.

Perks: Discounts provided through CF One Member Appreciation.

 


OTHER INFORMATION

Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg)

This is an on-site position with an assigned work location.

This unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in accordance with the Collective Agreement.


START DATE

15 July 2024


INCLUSION AND ACCOMMODATION

CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. Workplace accommodation measures are available to all candidates identifying a need during the selection process.

Job Reference: CFMWS11275