Assistant Manager - 2019-289

432 Thain Rd, Lewiston

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Position Description

As the Assistant Store Manager you will help the Store Manager maintain the general operations for the specified IYR location. You will have a hand in supervising the merchandise donations, employees, and customer relations. During the times that the Store Manager is out, you will take the lead in the overall management of the location. By keeping day to day operations, ensuring that the employee morale is high, and encouraging customer retention, you will guarantee the success of the IYR thrift store.

• Oversees the daily operations of store, including staff scheduling, volunteer management, work assignments, training, open/close activities, and personnel-related issues in the absence of the Store Manager.
• Maintains agency quality assurance standards.
• Ensures compliance with all safety guidelines including the proper handling of merchandise, ADA and other government regulations, company standards in securing property, and managing theft. Conducts safety meetings.
• Serves as a representative of the Idaho Youth Ranch to both staff and members of the community.
• Operates cash registers, credit card machine and check processing equipment.
• Ensures the accuracy of all monetary transactions.
• Performs functions related to the daily opening, daily operation, and daily closing of a store.
• Compiles daily sales and makes bank deposits.
• Operates pallet jacks, hand-carts, lift gates, and other loading/moving equipment.
• Sorts, cleans, prices, and stocks donated merchandise. Regularly moves large boxes, furniture and appliances.
• Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.

Must Haves
• Associates degree in Business or related field preferred
• A minimum of two years supervisory experience in retail or similar industry
• Ability to effectively organize; structure activities and manage staff
• Demonstrated work ethic, integrity and professional conduct
• Strong professional interpersonal communication, writing and sales skills
• Interest in and knowledge of the retail environment, including general knowledge of popular brands, product pricing and antiques
• Basic computer usage skills and working knowledge of Microsoft programs.
• Ability to work weekend hours regularly
• Valid state issued drivers license and reliable transportation

Physical Requirements, Mental, Equipment & Working Condition Elements:
• Capable of lifting at least 40 pounds
• Stooping, bending, twisting, lifting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties
• Incumbent may stand for long periods of time
• Ability to work in extreme weather conditions, including hot and cold environments regularly
• Must be able to accurately discern colors
• Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.


You’re a leader, who likes to lead by example
Satisfaction is your game, as you encourage others to always work at their best. You always have a positive attitude and you use it to influence fellow co-workers. You have a hard working mindset that allows others to maintain a high moral. You welcome diversity. You value employees and customers that you like to develop professional relationships with them.

You’ve got passion.
You want to make a difference and have a soft spot for kids. You get excited about the possibility of having a real impact and working closely with a committed team to create something transformative. You see what’s possible and don’t let obstacles deter you. You like to get focused on a vision and work diligently to achieve it. Your passion is evident in your interactions. You like to have fun.

You like a challenge and enjoy a dynamic environment.
You’re okay with being the go-to person for customer service problems, challenges and opportunities. You like to be the master of your environment and learn a system inside and out so you can make the most of your experience.

You’re a pro.
You have a high personal standard of excellence, a strong work ethic and commitment to mission. You’re looking for a new opportunity to leverage and grow your skills, to make a unique contribution to a team effort – to stretch your knowledge, skills and character. You have an innate ability to recognize shifting priorities and adjust accordingly. You understand the power of relationships, the value of persistence, the reward of professionalism, the fun of discovery and the inevitability of change. You’re respected by your peers and can get results where others struggle. Integrity isn’t something you have, it’s who you are.

The Idaho Youth Ranch is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the state of Idaho. We save, empower and prepare kids for promising futures.

The Idaho Youth Ranch has a competitive Total Compensation Package including: medical plan, dental, vision, retirement plan and other optional benefits. If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, apply today.

For more information regarding this position and our benefits visit our website at:

Type: Full-time