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Cashier – Palatine Sparrow’s Nest

Reports To: Store Management on duty

Based out of: Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores

Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: A Cashier is responsible for upholding customer service, cash register operations, housekeeping, merchandising, signing, pricing, donation acceptance, and adherence to all Company Policy/Store standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that each customer and donor receives outstanding customer service by providing a customer-friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging everyone, answering the phone, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge, and all other components of customer Service.
  • Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions and maintain proper cash and media accountabilities at registers.
  • Maintain an awareness of all product locations, pricing, merchandise promotions, frequent shopper cards, and advertisements.
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance, and store housekeeping.
  • Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise monitoring floor stock & assists with pricing donations.
  • Adhere to all Company policies, procedures, and practices included in the Employee Handbook & Retail Policy & Procedure Manual.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • High School education or higher required
  • Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
  • Ability to communicate appropriately with associates, customers, and donors
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store
  • Ability to process information/merchandise through the register

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to move and/or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds safely.
  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching are required.
  • Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time are required.


  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including the selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.

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