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Store Assistant

Greenwood, St. James · General Labor
Job Summary
The Store Assistant is responsible for maintaining a cleanly facility by completing a variety of cleaning tasks. 

Duties & Responsibilities
In the main your role will be primarily, but not exclusively, that of:
  • Ensuring that the store  is kept in clean and orderly condition and by sweeping, mopping and dusting  as necessary.
  • Remove debris from store front and sidewalks.
  • Cleans, Dusts and polish furniture & fixtures, walls, and equipment. 
  • Regularly wash the windows and clean glass surfaces with care. 
  • Scrubs, sanitizes, and supplies restroom facilities.
  • Performs heavy cleaning duties.
  • Mixes cleaning solutions and chemicals in containers in preparation for cleaning, according to instructions.
  • Gather and empty trash and recycling bins.
  • Ensure the plants are watered and trimmed.
  • Performs routine maintenance activities.
  • Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power machinery to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  •  Lift boxes and some heavy objects from area to area; Packing, pulling, unloading, loading, receiving, transferring and storing of goods.
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandising and displays.
  • Manages inventory of cleaning supplies and participate in general inventory counts
  • Coordinate with other workers and perform tasks.
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures.
  • Notifies managers regarding the need for repairs.
  • Work overtime if the need arises.

Qualification & Skills Requirement

  • Minimum 3 CSEC passes or  Vocational training.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of standard cleaning methods and procedures.
  • Background in handling, mixing, and using cleaning chemicals.
  • Experience with using cleaning equipment, including vacuum cleaners, floor buffers, and cleaning solutions.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
  • Good physical strength and stamina with the ability to stand, walk, and bend for many hours.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, climb ladders and work at particular heights.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and people skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and manuals.
  • A general sense of cleanliness.
  • Strong ability to organize and multitask.
  • Experience working in a Supermarket or Retail environment is considered an asset.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Please note that we appreciate all application. However, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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