Retail Clerk Sales

San Leandro, CA posted on September 22


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About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Part-time Retail Sales Associate at our San Leandro, CA location.  The person in the position manages the daily operations of Peterson's Retail store, Cat Emporium, including customer service, sales and inventory control. The person is also responsible for managing all on-line operations through .  Hours for the opening are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  


To greet all customers promptly and provide friendly and attentive service.
Ringing up all walk-in sales and bagging items.
Daily accounting of all sales and relief of inventory through DBS.
Purchases all store inventory and researches new trends in product to make appropriate buying decisions.
Ensure merchandise is properly priced, displayed and stocked according to inventory levels appropriate for the store.
Manage all merchandise returns & exchanges.
Reviews monthly financial statements & budget with direct supervisor.
Ensure the safeguarding of company assets from losses due to theft or poor paperwork.
Know all store merchandise - features and benefits.
Reviews store policies & procedures and makes any necessary recommendations.
On-Line Store Main duties include:
Fulfill orders daily for all on-line purchases.
Package and distribute all orders daily.
Daily accounting of all sales and relief of inventory through Yahoo site.
Manage all merchandise returns & exchanges.
Reviews on-line store policies & procedures and makes any necessary recommendations. 


High School Diploma or General Education degree (GED); and one (1) to two (2) years' experience working in retails sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Customer service experience a must.  


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.