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Center for EcoTechnology

112 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Company Description:
The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We make green make sense.

For 40 years we’ve offered proven advice and resources to save you money, make you more comfortable at home, and help your business perform better.

As a non-profit 501(c)(3), CET works with partners throughout the region to help transform the way we live and work for a better community, economy, and environment – now and for the future.

We provide practical solutions that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on our environment and community. We serve residents, business and communities in the areas of energy efficiency and waste reduction and through our retail store, EcoBuilding Bargains.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience SPRINGFIELD MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeSales/Retail
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Preferred
Preference: Required
Spanish language - Preference: Nice to have
EcoBuilding Bargains is the largest used building materials store in New England. Our mission is to keep thousands of tons of trash out of landfills by making salvaged building materials, furnishings and appliances available to people looking for quality bargains. We now need a dedicated, hard-working, and enthusiastic Retail Shift Supervisor to join our team.

The Retail Shift Supervisor leads in customer service, providing information about the store's mission and policies. The Supervisor acts as backup to management for overseeing the staff when management is not on site. The Supervisor helps staff achieve sales targets and provides coaching and guidance in routine and non-routine situations.

The Supervisor is responsible for growing sales, with a focus on cabinets and appliances, and assists customer with their kitchen design projects. The supervisor handles customer questions, complaints, and issues and helps them to identify solutions for their building needs. The Supervisor handles the cash register, works on merchandising store displays, and follows up on documentation to ensure all reporting requirements are met.
To work at EcoBuilding Bargains, you must be excited about working around used and surplus materials including cabinets, architectural salvage, building materials, doors, windows, appliances, plumbing supplies, lighting fixtures, and furniture. We are looking for supervisory experience, retail preferred, or in customer service. You should have knowledge of value and use of home improvement materials with experience in kitchen design, cabinets and appliances strongly preferred. You should be hard working, motivated, and reliable and have excellent communication skills. High School diploma/GED desirable. Bilingual English/Spanish is very helpful. You must be able to lift 25-50 pounds regularly and move freely (including twisting, bending, kneeling, squatting, etc.) to perform job duties.

This job comes with excellent benefits including vacation, holiday, and personal/sick time; medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; and a retirement plan with a company match. The store is open 9-6:00, 7 days/week, so some scheduled weekend shifts will be required.

EcoBuilding Bargains is an enterprise of the Center for EcoTechnology, an environmental organization that helps people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. If you find our mission compelling and would like to join our team, please let us know by completing an application. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis. CET is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider.

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