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Customer Service Representative for Canadian Tire


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Position:Customer Service Representative
Employer:Canadian Tire
Sector:Retail Trade
Closing Date:2021-Sep-27
Salary or Wage:To be discussed
Full or Part Time:Part or Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:General Manager Brad Rowland
Phone, Email or In PersonCanadian Tire
4720 Joyce Avenue
Powell River, BC v8a 3b6


- Basic math and typing skills
- Ability to work efficiently with computerized and cash register systems
- Organizational ability and attention to detail
- Ability to work under minimum supervision
- Experience in a customer service role and/or with a Canadian Tire store is considered an asset
- Strong orientation towards customer service excellence
- Highly approachable, customer-oriented individual who thrives in offering exceptional service to customers
- Strong belief in the Canadian Tire Values of honesty, integrity and respect
- Effective written and oral communication skills (probing, listening, etc) and the ability to maintain professional communication, even in challenging situations
- Ability to complete retail tasks according to instructions and to demonstrate responsibility for outcomes
- Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment that provides assistance and support to co-workers to achieve common goals
- Ability to resolve retail and/or customer issues
- Ability to multitask, adapt and cope with challenging and changing situations
- Positive attitude, punctuality and solid work ethic

Duties and Responsibilities

- Smiles, makes eye contact, greets and thanks customers (by name where possible)
- Guides customer to the location of requested items
- Ends the discussion with the customer using a closing statement (e.g., “Is there anything else I can do for you today?” “Did you find everything you were looking for?” “Thank you for shopping at Canadian Tire!”)
- Responds to and handles multiple customer inquiries, requests and concerns in a timely manner, over the phone and in person
- Deals with challenging situations and conflict resolution in a professional manner
- Operates cash register, computer, fax machine, printer and electronic funds terminals (debit cards, credit cards) and enters all relevant coding in Canadian Tire systems
- Provides announcements professionally through a public address system
- Processes returns and exchanges using the computerized system
- Follows established policies and procedures on returns and rain checks
- Maintains merchandise around the customer service area and ensures that retail basics are executed efficiently (labels, facing, clean area etc.)
- Processes customer purchases efficiently, following standardized procedures
- Accurately verifies merchandise quantities, descriptions and price
- Balances cash and is aware of amount of cash on hand
- Follows up with product returns to ensure they are sent to the respective departments
- Reports stolen and damaged goods to Management
- Identifies and alerts Management to security problems, customer concerns and inquiries
- Shares opinions and ideas on how to improve store processes and success
- Participates in meetings and all training as required; listens to feedback to improve their own abilities
- Complies with company, store and department policies
- Abides by all health and safety programs and regulations, reports any observed or potential hazards immediately
- Uses professional language and maintains a professional appearance (e.g., uniform, hygiene, grooming and name tag) when interacting with others
- Completes other tasks, as required

Additional Details

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
In compliance with the store’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures:
- Standing/walking for 8 hours.
- Lifting and/or carrying of merchandise items, as required, on a regular, frequent and unassisted basis. Merchandise items may vary in weight from “light” to “heavy”
- Lifting and turning repeatedly throughout the shift
- Lifting above the shoulder, from floor to shoulder and floor to waist
- Walking and carrying things at the same time and pushing/pulling, as required

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