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Sorting Area Supervisor - Wagga Wagga

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Permanent, part-time 32 hours per week
  • Based in Wagga Wagga, NSW
  • Retail and Distribution Enterprise Agreement 2015, Team Member Grade 2, $24.60 per hour
  • Your opportunity to make a difference!

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

Directorate Overview

The role is in the Commercial Operations, Fundraising and Communications Directorate, and is part of the Retail and Logistics team. This team is responsible for state-wide retail service delivery; logistics and supply chain network; and retail projects.

The Role

The Sorting Area Supervisor will supervise a team of sorters and will coordinate all related activities including sorting, pricing and storage of goods, and getting stock ready for distribution to Vinnies retail stores. Your keen eye for detail, good organisational and leadership skills are attributes that are critical to effectively meet your team's objectives.

The role's key responsibilities include:

  • Train and supervise volunteers.
  • Ensure that all related activities including: sorting, pricing, and storage are efficiently undertaken according to procedures.
  • Plan the team's workflow on a weekly basis; prepare rosters.
  • Manage internal and external customer orders; and coordinate timely delivery of stock.
  • Maintain the general cleanliness in the sorting area.
  • Ensure that work, health and safety standards are complied with at all times.
  • Maintenance of sorting equipment, ensure that it's in good working condition.
  • Ensure appropriate level of consumables i.e. coat hangers, tags etc. are maintained.

The role will report to the Store Manager, Wagga Wagga. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Extensive experience in the sorting area.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in clothing brands and prices.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build a positive, motivated and successful team.
  • Experience in rostering and stock management.
  • Friendly manner and good personal presentation.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to quality customer service.

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Guy Rowe (Area Manager, South Region) on guy.rowe@vinnies.org.au, using the subject line: Sorting Area Supervisor - Wagga Wagga (VIN1964) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Click here for Information on how to apply.

Please submit your application online with your Resume and answer the screening questions below this job ad.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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