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Date Posted:
Apr 9, 2019

Closing Date:
Apr 23, 2019

Job Status:
Part-Time Permanent

Sales & services

Hours per Week:

How to Apply:
Please email your resume to

281 Godderich Street Unit 2B, Port Elgin ON

Sales Associate

Work Authority

Job Description:

Work Authority, our retail chain of stores and mobile trucks across Canada is an undisputed leader of safety footwear and work apparel. We are a committed team of expert specialists like no other. Our philosophy is that a more educated, better equipped customer makes for a highly-effective national workforce. If you are serious about safety we are looking for you to join our team of safety experts.

Work Authority is a part of VF Corporation. VF outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic workwear and lifestyle brands. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.  With 119 years of experience transforming ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace, we constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Come join our team of workwear experts! We are currently looking for 2 part-time Sales Associate at our NEW Work Authority retail store located at 281 Goderich Street, Port Elgin, ON.

How you will make a difference
You will provide an exceptional customer experience to all customers by promoting our products and providing fast, friendly and knowledgeable service. The successful candidate must be available to work (but not limited to) evenings, weekends and weekdays, for approximately 20 hours per week.

You will also;
• Provide outstanding customer service from initial greeting to the final sale.
• Assess customer needs and provide expert advice about available products.
• Prioritize sales and customer service ahead of all operational activities.
• Demonstrate features and benefits of any product which may complement the sale.
• As part of the store team, maximize store sales by consistently delivering an exceptional customer experience.
• Close sales positively to build customer relationships.
• Continually increase knowledge of products, services, promotions, events and store layout.
• Assist with store merchandising, returns, and ensure the store is safe, clean and well organized.
• Understand and follow all pertinent store operations policies and practices including customer service, loss prevention, and problem resolution.
• The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Skills for Success
• Must have 1-2 years retail experience
• Good decision-making abilities and problem solving skills
• Excellent communication skills; strong sense of customer service
• Highly motivated, enthusiastic and willing to take on new challenges
• Mature attitude and a strong work ethic are essential
• Excellent team player and able to work with people on all levels
• Good decision-making abilities and problem solving skills

What we Offer!
• A competitive hourly rate
• Awesome employee discounts from our many brands including;
o The North Face
o Vans
o Dickies
o Terra
o Kodiak…… and many others.


Work Site Location:

Port Elgin

Other Job Requirements:

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process, if you require a specific accommodation, please let us know.

Education Required:


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