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Sales Assistant - PRN Posted Apr 27
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont , Townsend, TN
POSITION TITLE: Sales Assistant
Reports to: Store Manager
Job Status: Hourly
Category: Non-Exempt
Classification: PRN (pro re nata) part time (8-10 hours/week)

The purpose of this position is to perform retail sales and clerical work while providing excellence in customer
service for the visitor center sales outlet operations.


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does
not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties
may be required and assigned by supervisor.
o Operates visitor center sales outlet; including opening/closing procedures daily.
o Performs retail sales work; assists customers with selection of merchandise for purchase; conducts sales
transactions, operates computerized cash register; processes credit card payments and/or accepts cash payments
for items purchased.
o Initiates requests for new/replacement of inventory, inspects inventory deliveries for accuracy and identifies
incorrect or damaged items.
o Records/secures moneys received by mail, collection dispensers, store outlet, donation areas, etc and prepare
bank deposits for GSMA. Makes bank night drop daily.
o Balances cash register daily.
o Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data into spreadsheets, databases, etc.
o Maintains and stocks vending machines; collects, records, and secures money; coordinates service/repair as
o Backup to registrar in answering phone, taking registrations, and communicating the mission and program
information to outside sources as needed.


o Assist with clerical duties associated with the general operation of Tremont as needed.


Experience and Education:
One year previous experience and/or training involving retail sales, customer service, and clerical work; or any
equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and
abilities for this position. Technical experience of Celerant, point of sale system, Mac Computer, Excel spreadsheet,
Filemaker pro, network sharing is preferred.
Performance Aptitudes:
- Accuracy: Requires maintenance of correct documentation. Predictions and forecasting must be precise.
- Safety: Requires the ability to monitor and model safe work habits.
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- Service Oriented: Requires positive image and interaction with internal and external individuals with ability
to meet the expectations of customers.
- Teamwork: Requires the ability to communicate, support, and cooperate with others to achieve company goals.
Vehicle Utilization: Requires possession and maintenance of a valid Tennessee driver’s license.
Physical Ability: Requires the ability for moderate climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling and involves
carrying, pushing, and pulling of objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

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