Assistant Team Leader - Yucca Valley California

Job Description:

  1. Manages all operational and financial resources to achieve established goals.  Utilizes company tools, reports and feedback to effectively analyze trends and identify opportunities.
  2. Achieves and maintains a high level of customer service and ensures customer issues are quickly and efficiently resolved.
  3. Manages all store processes to company standards including freight flow, merchandise presentation and reconciliation of all sales, cash and inventory transactions.
  4. Participates in the interviewing, selection, hiring, training and performance evaluations of all associates in collaboration with the Store Manager.
  5. In collaboration with the Store Manager, administers appropriate disciplinary action to associates, including making recommendations for termination, in accordance with company guidelines.
  6. Assists with scheduling and payroll processes on a daily and weekly basis.
  7. Ensures that the appearance of the store’s interior and exterior are maintained to standards including merchandise presentation and recovery.
  8. In conjunction with the Store Manager, manages shrink and safety results.
  9. Assumes responsibility of total store operation when acting as manager on duty.

Job Requirements:

  1. High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required.  Must be 18 years of age.
  2. Minimum three years retail management experience preferred.
  3. Mobility to move freely throughout sales floor and stockroom on a continual basis throughout the workday required.  Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds required.
  4. Ability to work at least 45 hours per week.  Work schedule varies each week including nights, weekends and holidays. 
  5. Ability to travel between stores with some overnight stays required.
  6. Excellent organizational, communication, leadership, presentation and interpersonal skills required.
  7. Strong decision-making and problem resolution skills required.
  8. Demonstrated visual merchandising skills required.
  9. Basic PC skills required.
  10. Basic English literacy and math skills required.

People expect something special when they walk into Big Lots — and that’s exactly what they get. With clean, bright stores and well-stocked departments, Big Lots has transformed the extreme value shopping experience.

Founded in 1967, Big Lots offers brand-name merchandise priced 20 to 40 percent below most discount retailers and up to 70 percent below traditional retailers. Customers love our unique products and once-in-a-lifetime deals. We also carry brand-name foods, home furnishings, attractive, affordable furniture, seasonal merchandise, and hundreds of everyday items consumers want and need.  

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) is a Fortune 500 company operating more than 1,500 Big Lots stores in 48 states. The company also operates five U.S. distribution centers.  

Big Lots differentiates itself from dollar stores through a unique offering of brand-name products, closeout deals, and private label merchandise. Our business was founded on the belief that everyone loves a truly great deal. This guiding principle is at the heart of our mission: Surprises in every aisle, every day! Our customers are savvy about shopping, practical about savings, and thrilled by great merchandise, brands, and prices.  

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Store Team Leader


California-Yucca Valley

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