Website R' Smoking Store

Purpose and Scope

The Clerk will promote the profitable sale of products and services within the business. The sales staff will be responsible to offer excellent customer services to its consumers and business patrons. The Clerk will follow all sales practices and business procedures as outlines in this job description and as posted within the business premise. The Clerk will meet or exceed defined quality, and service objectives as determined by their General Business Manager.

In support of “R” Smokin’ Store aim of providing quality customer service, the Clerk shall continuously strive to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively with other employees to provide quality services to its patrons and consumers.

The Clerk must possess or willing to gain knowledge and improve skills in the following areas:

  • Accountability for all sales transactions
  • Succeed in customer relations and satisfaction
  • Highly self-motivated and organized
  • Ability to problem solve and improve procedural techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work with the general public, management and fellow employees
  • Be able to work day, evening, and weekend shifts and/or last minute call ins


The Clerk will in every aspect of their position, maintain a level of professionalism, uphold the ethics of their position and positively reflect the “R” Smokin’ Store business and its management.

In addition, the Clerk shall complete the following duties as required by their position.

  • Abide by the store system procedures to ensure maximum effectiveness
  • Restock and rotate product on shelves to enhance inventory movement and prevent loss
  • Report inventory shortages and customer requests to their Manager
  • Maintain store aesthetics, tidy, clean, and safe for customers and staff. This includes storefront, storage areas, washrooms, hallways, counters, fridges, shelves, etc. Must be regularly swept, mopped, free of debris, dusted, glass cleaned, walls washed down around sink and toilet, shake out rugs, ALL publicly handled equipment, handles, doors, counters, walls, doors, must be wiped and disinfected regularly
  • Seasonal outdoor aesthetics is required: tidy, clean, and safe public areas for customers and staff. This includes shoveling, removing ice dangers, sweeping, mopping, garbage pickup and disposal
  • Organize inventory deliveries in stock room
  • Complete opening and closing procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Cash handling and accounting
  • Accurately receive payment by cash, debit, credit
  • Accountable for all sale transactions during shift segment
  • Accurately record all information required on the shift report
  • Accurately count, record, and report float counts and movement
  • Report and account for any cash variances, inventory loss, or damaged product
  • Balance float at shift end, report any float variances at shift start
  • Ensure premium and GRE cigarette shelves are all neat, tidy, and stocked
  • In the storage room shelves are stocked to capacity
  • Remove expired stock and report adjustments

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the Clerk will typically be in retail sales. The Clerk is frequently required to operate a POS system, verify sales transactions, and cover shifts when required. This position will require light strength with upper limb coordination with the majority of lifting not more than 25lbs. The primary physical activities involve standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, handling, kneeling, crouching, climbing, and bending during each shift.


It is the responsibility of the Clerk to ensure all daily operations and procedures are followed as outlines in this job description. Responsibilities include the guarantee that security procedures are followed upon opening and closing of your work site location. A special emphasis on inventory control, and financial accountability.


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required or be actively attending school for high school students.
  • Work skills training will be provided
  • Prior experience is an asset.
  • The Clerk must successfully complete a 3-month training/probationary period prior to receiving an offer for employment.

Additional Requirements

Individual must have reliable transportation as the steady hours are between 12:00pm and 4:00pm. Day shift starts at 6:45am, and afternoon starts at 12:15pm.

Please note applicants must have reliable childcare that will be available to them if they are called for last minute sick calls for day or afternoon shift, or extra help on busy days.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are asked to apply with their resumes either in-person at 262 Frontenac Street, Sault Ste. Marie, or via email at

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