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Thrift Shop Assistant Manager Job Application

JOIN OUR TEAM!  The Mountain Post Thrift Shop, a program of the Mountain Post Spouses' Club, is a retail shop whose mission is to serve our Fort Carson and military communities through the sale of affordable goods.  Proceeds from the shop go back into the community via educational scholarships to military dependents, SFRG grants to Fort Carson units, and community grants to organizations that serve our military and Fort Carson/Greater Colorado Springs communities.  Be part of a great team while giving back to our community!

Hours and Benefits:

Position is full time, calculated at approximately 26-35 hours per week. Exact hours may vary, but must be available Monday-Thursday 9:30am - 3:30pm AND the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month 9:30am - 2:30pm.  Extra hours available based upon need.


This is an hourly wage position.  Starting wage is $14.05/hour with opportunity for advancement and bonuses.


Sales Associate Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct customers

  • Respond to customers' questions; handle customer issues, in conjunction with the manager

  • Provide outstanding customer service

  • Manage/process financial transactions - be knowledgeable of all features of the POS system

  • Assist manager with daily donation process (accepting donations, sorting, and pricing)

  • Assist with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise

  • Keep clientele informed of customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest

  • Assist the manager in planning and implementing strategies to attract customers, including deals and sales schedules

  • Assist with opening and closing the register, and making weekly bank deposits

  • Be knowledgeable of all daily and monthly sales reports

  • Supervise and motivate staff to meet performance goals

  • Act as the manager, fulfilling all managerial duties, in the absences of the manager


  • Excellent customer service

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Dependability, reliability, and punctuality

  • Drive to meet and exceed goals

  • Self-motivated

  • Must be able to lift 40lbs and stand continuously for up to 8 hours

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Retail experience REQUIRED; Management experience desired, but not required

Other Requirements:

  • Must have own access to Fort Carson

  • Must undergo and pass a background check at the Thrift Shop Expense

  • Spanish speaking a bonus, but not required

Assistant Manager Application
Application Closes June 2nd

Thank you for submitting your application. A representative will be in touch with you once the applications close on June 2nd.

This form no longer accepts submissions.

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