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GPM Investments is the largest private company in the convenience store business, providing operating fuel for more than 1,000 stores in 18 states. GPM began its growth in August 2013 by purchasing 263 stores, including brands such as Scotchman, Young, Li'l Cricket, Quick & Easy Everyday Shop & Café, BreadBox, and Cigarette City. They are located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The southeast offers branded quick-service restaurants, fresh hot deli and fresh bakery. After GPM acquired 42 Road Ranger convenience stores engaged in gasoline sales, it expanded its business to the Midwest and is now renamed FasMart®/Fas Fuel and one Subway location. These stores are located in Illinois, Iowa, and Kentucky. GPM Investments strives to provide employees with comprehensive benefits, including competitive compensation, excellent insurance coverage, career guidance, and many other generous benefits. When working at GPM Investments, employees can also get benefits such as health savings account (HSA), life insurance and disability insurance, job training, and professional development, among others.

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GPM Investments, LLC or GPM based out of Richmond, VA together with its subsidiaries is the largest privately-owned company in the convenience store channel of business operating approximately 1,400 stores in a total of 21 states. Our stores offer a large selection of grocery items and many other products to suit the needs of every customer. Some locations offer a wide arrange of proprietary food offerings ranging from fresh made salads and sandwiches to healthy, grab-and-go meals.

GPM has many career opportunities throughout the company with positions available in our stores as well as our offices located in several states. We are always looking for energetic, customer oriented individuals. Many employees have built their careers in the stores working their way up the ladder taking on corporate positions in their field of choice. We strive to be the premier convenience store and make our locations a great place to work.

Are you interested in working for a fast growing convenience store chain with a career in mind? If so, we are interested in YOU!

We are currently seekingSales Associatesto join our GPM Team.

We offer:

  • Excellent growth opportunity

  • Paid Vacation to all FT and PT employees

  • Health and Dental for FT employees

  • Flex Schedules

  • 401K Retirement

  • Afternoon/Evening shifts and weekends

Responsibilities

  • Greets customers in a friendly manner as they enter the store. Provides fast and efficient service. Thanks the customer.

  • Rings customer sales using an electronic cash register. Receives money, gives correct change. Refunds cash for returned merchandise and/or exchanges merchandise.

  • Assist with shift change by counting money in cash drawer at the beginning and end of a shift.

  • Uses special equipment to process specialty products, such as money orders, credit card purchases, checks and lottery sales and redemption's.

  • Check identification for restricted sales.

  • Checks and replenishes stock on food service supplies such as cups, lids condiments, napkins, straws, and stirrers.

  • Cleans and sanitizes all equipment used for service or stocking food service products using the three sink method.

  • Cleans all areas, using proper cleaning procedures and materials, including (but not limited to) counter tops, microwaves, shelves, floors, windows, cooler doors, food service equipment, restrooms, and parking lots.

  • Cleans and empties trash containers.

  • Stock shelves and cooler, rotates and front faces stock. Removes all damages and out of code merchandise from the shelves. Price merchandise according to the price book.

  • Check in vendor deliveries as needed using company guidelines.

  • Complete bad merchandise form.

  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned to accommodate store operational needs.

Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication)

  • Ability to lift 10 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs occasionally

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and will be subject to a criminal history background check

Job LocationsUS-SC-James Island

Requisition ID2020-29344

BrandScotchman

Position TypeFull-Time, Part-Time

Location : Address1029 Harbor View Road

This job was posted on Fri Jun 12 2020 and expired on Thu Jun 25 2020.
Minimum $21K/yr
$37K/yr Average
Maximum $86K/yr

Tasks

  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases, and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Demonstrate use or operation of merchandise.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Ticket, arrange, and display merchandise to promote sales.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items.
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
  • Maintain records related to sales.
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Estimate and quote trade-in allowances.
  • Bag or package purchases and wrap gifts.
  • Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
  • Sell or arrange for delivery, insurance, financing, or service contracts for merchandise.
  • Estimate quantity and cost of merchandise required, such as paint or floor covering.
  • Rent merchandise to customers.
  • Estimate cost of repair or alteration of merchandise.

Skills

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

Knowledge

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance

GPM Investments

Description

GPM Investments is the largest private company in the convenience store business, providing operating fuel for more than 1,000 stores in 18 states. GPM began its growth in August 2013 by purchasing 263 stores, including brands such as Scotchman, Young, Li'l Cricket, Quick & Easy Everyday Shop & Café, BreadBox, and Cigarette City. They are located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The southeast offers branded quick-service restaurants, fresh hot deli and fresh bakery. After GPM acquired 42 Road Ranger convenience stores engaged in gasoline sales, it expanded its business to the Midwest and is now renamed FasMart®/Fas Fuel and one Subway location. These stores are located in Illinois, Iowa, and Kentucky. GPM Investments strives to provide employees with comprehensive benefits, including competitive compensation, excellent insurance coverage, career guidance, and many other generous benefits. When working at GPM Investments, employees can also get benefits such as health savings account (HSA), life insurance and disability insurance, job training, and professional development, among others.
Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Niche Retailers

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