Retail Sales Associate

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Palo Alto
  • Salary: $17-18

Website Veterans Canteen Service

Full Job Description

A Federal Government Agency needs a Full/Part-time, Retail Sales Associate in Palo Alto CA. Working with and for America’s Veterans is an opportunity to help and assist in providing quality service to our nation’s veterans at the Veterans Canteen Service and Veterans Healthcare System.

Incumbent must possess good people skills, demonstrates excellent customer service skills in daily interactions with customers, communication, listening, empathy, conflict resolution, and maintaining a positive attitude in a friendly manner. Incumbent should possess knowledge in the following areas: cash registers, and must be able to maintain a change fund and prepare daily cash and sales reports. Must be able to assist in ensuring optimum stock availability by taking periodic stock counts, post merchandise control records and inform management of customer requests and complaints.

Ability to read and interpret instructions and perform simple calculations
Minimum of (1) year experience preferred
Ability to work evenings and weekends

Federal Government Retirement Plan
Thrift Savings Plan (401K)
Excellent Vacation and Sick Leave
Federal Health and Life Insurance Programs.

VCS will apply Veterans Preference in accordance with the Veterans Preference Act of 1944.

For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit:

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Job Type: Full/ Part-time

Job Location:
Palo Alto, CA

Required experience:
Retail: 1 year

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Palo Alto, CA 63965: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Retail Associates & Cashiers: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location