Interim Team Leader

$13.75 - $15.40/ hour

Overall Job Summary

This position assumes the responsibilities of a Team Leader on a temporary basis. This position is responsible for assisting the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager with the execution of operational, sales, and merchandising objectives by providing outstanding customer service. This position is also responsible for promoting a safe and productive work environment for all Team Members, customers, and vendors, as well as training Team Members on the appropriate application of policies and procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Min 5%)

1.    Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
2.    Work scheduled shifts, and have the ability to work varied hours, days, nights, weekends, and overtime as dictated by business needs. 
3.     Uphold and promote a safe and productive work environment by following and enforcing policies and procedures. 
4.    Take the initiative to support selling initiatives (GURA):
    •    Greet the Customer
    •    Uncover the Customers’ needs
    •    Recommend products
    •    Ask for the Sale
5.    This position is required to perform a combination of the following duties during 95 percent of their day.  Although the mix may vary from one day to another, our business and staffing model makes it essential that every person in this position be able to perform all of the following duties accurately, efficiently and safely on a regular basis and without advance notice:
    •    Execute assigned basic, promotional, and seasonal merchandising activities.
    •    Perform Opening/Closing procedures.  
    •    Transport and make deposits to bank.
    •    Assess store conditions and assign duties.  
    •    Organize and prioritize workflow through the use of the daily planner.
    •    Recovery of merchandise.
    •    Participate in mandatory freight process.
    •    Perform regular and promotional price change activities.
    •    Resolve customer complaints/issues and ensure the customer has a positive experience.
    •    Adhere to loss prevention standards and respond to any alarm calls as needed.
    •    Communicate with Team Members on job functions, responsibilities and financial goals.
    •    Operate cash register/computer supervising cash handling procedures.
    •    Assist Team Members on appropriate application of policies and procedures.
    •    Ensure the safety and well-being of birds. Sanitize and maintain poultry holding tanks and care for birds as required
    •    Operate Forklift and Baler
    •    Complete all documentation associated with any of the above job duties
6.    May be required to perform other duties as assigned. 


High School Diploma is preferred

High Demand IT Specialized Skills

Platform Knowledge

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to resolve issues ethically and with minimal conflict.
  • Ability to perform and execute principle responsibilities of Team Members.


Working Conditions

  • Working environment is favorable, generally working inside with moderate noise.
  • Work shifts vary from one store to another, but generally are no less than 4 hours and may exceed 8 hours
  • Promote a safe and productive work environment for Team Members and customers and adhere to Company safety training and guidelines

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move and transfer merchandise, weighing up to 50 pounds, throughout the store.
  • Ability to push and pull merchandise up to 2,000 pounds with the assistance of proper material handling equipment (e.g. pallet jack).
  • Ability to occasionally lift or reach merchandise overhead.
  • Ability to frequently stand, kneel, twist, crouch, squat, bend, stoop, and climb ladders.
  • Ability to safely access all areas of the store including selling floor, side lot, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary (e.g. dolly, hand truck, MHE, battery changer, computer or equivalent, etc.).
  • Ability to constantly operate store equipment such as computer, cash register, and other store equipment.
  • Ability to utilize strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with team members and customers.
  • Ability to process information / merchandise through the point-of-sale system.
  • Ability to handle and be in contact with birds/poultry.
  • Ability to successfully complete training and certification to dispense propane, and to dispense propane (propane certification and dispensing requirement does not apply if under the age of 18).
  • Ability to successfully complete all required training.
  • Ability to travel as required in support of district needs.
  • Ability to drive or operate a vehicle for business needs.


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


You must apply or refer a friend through our internal portal


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Nearest Secondary Market: Houston