SALES ASSOCIATE NF-1 MCX PARRIS ISLAND

Marine Corps Civilian Careers - Beaufort, SC

Full-time | Part-time
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

FIRST AND FOREMOST, THE POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING CARE OF MARINES, SAILORS AND FAMILY MEMBERS.

Major Duties

Serves as the Sales Associate and is responsible for providing the highest quality of customer service and sales support to all customers in our Marine Corps Exchange stores. Sales Associates within the Marine Corps Exchange are expected to provide a Dress Blue Experience that will make our customers want to return again. Responsible to ensure customers are taken care of at all service and sales touchpoints throughout the store. May be scheduled at the checkout, specific sales area, specialty category or customer service desk.

Responsible for meeting all personal and department sales goals. Assists the Sales and Experience Managers in execution of corporate service programs, promotions and other events. Completes all sales and return transactions using the point of sale system. Assists and serves customers with location, selection and purchase of merchandise with an emphasis on courtesy. Responsible for merchandising, display and appearance of assigned area(s). Ensures items are properly marked. Checks merchandise, rings sales on cash register, receives payments, makes change, bags or wraps merchandise and completes related sales records. Responsible for assigned change fund. Assists in inventories, ensures proper accountability and security of assigned area(s). May monitor fitting rooms. May perform general housekeeping duties such as cleaning or dusting fixtures and merchandise. May sort and replenish merchandise. Understands and articulates all MCX value stories, programs and promotions. Recognizes the core values and mission of the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX).

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Understands and operates within all service policies and exercises an "I can DO that!" mentality when a customer problem occurs. Proactively identifies opportunities to resolve customer problems and concerns before they happen. Takes ownership and follows up with customers to ensure their problems were resolved. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Takes advantage of all training opportunities to develop service and sales/selling skills. Develops a general understanding about the brands and products sold within the store. Partners with Specialists and Managers to provide answers to product questions from customers. Relays customer comments and concerns to Sales or Experience Manager. Identifies opportunities to produce add-on sales at the front line through suggestive and consultative selling. Ensures all sale, ad and promotional items are signed and placed according to brand standards. Ensures assigned service area is merchandised to brand standards with proper product placement. Communicates product outs to Sales Manager. Identifies and reduces all risks of loss and/or theft. Actively engages in organizational training opportunities that develop personal and professional skills related to: time management, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills, career planning, public speaking and small group leadership.

May require food handling safety training, handling and certification. May require training and handling of Western Union and other customer services offered. May require light custodial duties, light lifting of merchandise, stocking, setting planograms, price changes, inventory counts and corrections.

FOR POSITIONS AT GAS STATIONS ONLY: May be required to work both indoors and outside. May assist with regular fuel lane maintenance including the handling and cleanup of hazardous materials or substances. Must wear appropriate protective gear when required.

FOR POSITIONS INVOLVING FIREARMS/AMMUNITION ONLY: This is a "covered position" for the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act for Department of the Navy civilian personnel. Due to contact with firearms, or ammunition in accomplishing work, DD Form 2760 certifying whether or not a "qualifying conviction" for a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence has occurred MUST be completed. The continuing obligation to notify the immediate supervisor of any qualifying conviction through completion of DD Form 2760 is REQUIRED. Ability to successfully obtain/maintain a Tier 3 background investigation.

Performs other duties as assigned. This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45 lbs. independently and objects over 45 lbs. with assistance.

Qualifications

At least one year experience working in a customer and sales-focused environment is preferred. Cash handling, basic math and register experience strongly preferred. Ability to rad and understand operating standards and procedures for service, service recoverym sales and store brand and work within the position to execute these standards properly. Ability work in a high performing atmosphere with commitment to service and sales goals. Attention to detail is required.

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Volunteer Experience- The amount of credit received for volunteer, internships and practicums is based on the amount of hours per week spent. Be sure to include the average hours per week worked in volunteer roles.

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

References - Marine Corps Community Services South Carolina utilizes an online reference checking solution called Pre-Hire 360 ® from SkillSurvey. As a part of our selection process, applicants will be required to provide the names and Emil addresses of professional references that are able to provide information regarding work performance.

ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED, OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A COMPETITIVE SCORE

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

Closing Statement

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:
  • Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
  • If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Marijuana is a Scheduled 1 drug under the Controlled Substance Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.

Applicants may not be employed in the chain of command of their relatives.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.