Liquor Store Key Holder
Status: Ongoing part-time position, non-exempt (PTS)
Hours: Typically 20-25 hours per week including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 per hour
Benefits: Does not qualify for benefits
Location: One of the three liquor store locations
Store 1: Prairie Village Mall, 16508 W 78th Street (near Kowalski's)
Store 2: 8018 Den Roads (Near Cub Foods)
Store 3: Prairie View Mall, 968 Prairie Center Drive (near Lund's & Byerly's)
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Liquor Store Manager
The Liquor Store Operations generate nearly $10 million in sales annually providing about $1 million in profits that go back to the City. The profits generated by the liquor stores are used to fund several City projects including the pavement management program, facility maintenance and replacement of playground equipment.
The Liquor Store Key Holder supports liquor operations by raising profits that go back to the community, educating customers on products and merchandise, and making an enjoyable shopping experience for all customers. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:
- Provides leadership assistance in the absence of assistant store manager and store manager by giving work direction to part-time employees; securing cash, receipts, and facilities; opening and closing the store.
- Provides a pleasant shopping experience by welcoming customers in the store, answering questions, making smooth transactions and resolving customer issues in a timely manner.
- Educates customers on products and merchandise so buyers can make an informed decision; is a “go-to” person for others.
- Ensures the store’s presentation and safety is held to a high standard by cleaning, stocking shelves, and completing light custodial work.
- Follows all policies, procedures and laws related to selling liquor (i.e. selling liquor to individuals that are 21 years of age and older).
While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.
Education / Work Experience: Minimum of three years work experience and one to two years of post high school education or minimum of five years work experience; previous retail experience preferred.
Technical Skills: Ability to reconcile cash and receipts, able to obtain knowledge of cash register and point-of-sale procedures.
Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 50 lbs on a regular basis. The ability to bend/stand/reach is also required.
All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared values: Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity, Performance, Relationships.
Position Specific Expectations
Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles.
Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated.
Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.
Sound Judgment:Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.
Problem Solving: Uses judgment to solve difficult problems in a timely manner; compares possible options; uses reasoning to explain necessary next steps; looks beyond the obvious; challenges the first answer and seeks alternatives; probes several resources to obtain all relevant information.
City of Eden Prairie Pre-Employment Process
The City of Eden Prairie conducts professional reference and criminal history checks for all employees joining the organization. All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City.
City of Eden Prairie Recruitment Process
Application Deadline: December 6, 2019
Interviews: November/December, 2019
Pre-Employment Process: Following Interview (if selected)
Start Date: Following Pre-Employment Process