Supervisor – Retail

Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

About Us

Are you looking for meaningful work and want to make a difference?  Joining the Goodwill team could be a great fit for you!  At Goodwill we live and breathe our Core Values of Creativity, Credibility, and Collaboration.  We are a mission-integrated organization that is funded by resalable goods. Last year alone, we were able to keep 10 million pounds of donated goods from hitting our landfills. Through the reselling of donated items, we can provide job readiness training and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment. 



POSITION SUMMARY: Assists the management team in the daily operations of the store. Daily duties will include some management functions, opening/closing store, overseeing production/retail operations, ensuring themselves/staff follows all policies and procedures. 


Essential Functions Statements:

  1. Ensures excellent customer service is provided to customers and donors.
  2. Provides leadership, guidance, training and professional development in a positive environment to motivate staff, increase productivity, and achieve departmental goals.
  3. Engages the staff and creates a positive work environment where employment relationship matters are minimum.
  4. Assist in preparing performance evaluations, 5-minute goal setting conversations, and work schedules.
  5. Responsible for maintaining store/department in clean, safe and organized fashion with merchandise appropriately displayed.
  6. Documents and reports any concerns or issues in a prompt and timely manner to management. 
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.
  8. Supports the implementation of organizational initiatives such as 4DX methodology.



Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.


Experience: One year of supervisory experience. Retail experience preferred.


Computer Skills: Basic computer skills, Email, internet use, Microsoft word and Excel.


Certificates & Licenses: Having a CA Driver’s License, a driving record acceptable to Goodwill’s insurance company requirements, and an insured reliable vehicle is preferred.


Other Requirements: Ability to operate electronic cash register. Must be able to understand the basic principles of running a retail store: Stocking, merchandise flow, quotas, cash handling, bank deposit procedures and sales reports. Ability to work with simple arithmetic (addition, subtraction, fractions, percentages, etc.). Ability to calculate figures and amounts related to cash handling (for example, change discounts, etc.). Ability to read and understand sales reports. 

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