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Location

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Part time
Milton, ON
2020.07.29
2020.07.27
Department: Outside Lawn and Garden

The primary function of the Customer Service Associate (CSA) is to assist customers with all of their shopping needs. This includes:
  • assisting customers in the selection, demonstration, preparation and loading of merchandise. 
  • responding to customer inquiries and supporting them throughout their shopping experience including promoting customer
  • loyalty plans and/or extended protection/replacement plans where appropriate. 
  • maintaining a safe and secure work environment by conducting daily safety reviews, noting hazards, keeping store areas clean and organized, and monitoring for potential theft or security risks. 
  • completing all other duties as assigned.
Requires morning, afternoon, and evening availability any day of the week, and ability to work outside in the summer heat

Requirements :
Minimum Qualifications
  • 6 months experience using a computer, including inputting, accessing, modifying, or outputting information and,
  • 6 months experience using a handheld device (e.g., mobile phone, LRT gun, palm pilot, tablet, iPod) to enter, access, and output information.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Business, Retail Management, Specialty related to department (e.g., design, appliances) or related field OR Certification in trade related to department (e.g., kitchen, plumbing, electrical, lawn and garden).
  • 1 year retail experience identifying and selling products based on customer needs, including credit cards, installations, add-on sales, and explaining warranties, product features, and benefits.
  • 1 year retail experience providing customer service, including identifying and resolving customer issues, assisting customers in locating product, greeting customers, answering phones, building relationships with customers, and thanking customers for their business.
  • 1 year retail merchandising experience, including performing Zone Recovery, stocking, downstocking, facing/fronting product, pricing, maintaining signage, and housekeeping.
  • 1 year retail experience in related department (e.g., kitchen, plumbing, electrical, lawn and garden).
  • 1 year experience in a customer service position at other home improvement or hardware retailer in related department (e.g., kitchen, plumbing, electrical, lawn and garden).
  • 1 year experience working in any department at a Lowe's retail store.
  • can lift up to 25 pounds without assistance; may lift up to 40 pounds with or without assistance.
During this COVID-19 crisis, Lowes is committed to ensuring the safety of all it's associates and customers by increasing cleaning and disinfecting of our stores, enforcing social distancing measures, and reducing hours of operation.

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; 

Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
• Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
• Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
• Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
• Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101
Post ID: JD165
Hours: Part time
Status: Seasonal
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2020.07.08
2020.08.07
Labourer Electrician/Assistant

To Assist the electrician with Trenching and installing conduit and wiring, from main electrical panel to pool equipment location, assist with various electrical installations, panel changes, service upgrades, wiring for lighting, receptacles, etc.
Must be alert, safety conscious, the ability to follow instructions, rules and regulations is essential written and verbal communications skills, ability to work as a valuable member of a team. Willing to work in all types of weather conditions. Class G license with a clean driving record.

Qualifications and Requirements
• Experience with hand and power tools
• Organization/planning abilities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Tenacity and the determination to get things done in a timely manner
• Self-sufficient, analytical and problem-solving skills
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Hamilton, ON
2020.07.08
2020.07.29
Tandet Nationalease Ltd. is part of the Tandet Group of Companies that currently operates out of five locations across Canada.

They are seeking an energetic and motivated individual for a Parts and Service Administrator role at our Hamilton location. The Parts and Service Administrator will be responsible for the coordination of administrative duties at this location. We are looking for an individual who will be able to demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Greeting visitors, sorting and sending mail
• Responds to customer requests and queries via phone and email in a professional and timely manner
• Maintains the TMT maintenance software
• Responsible for managing inventory levels and maintaining the details in the TMT system
• Coordinate with the mechanics and other departments to make sure that all paperwork is thoroughly managed
• Assist accounting with invoices, accounts receivable and accounts payable
• Maintaining fleet documents to ensure proper document ation
• Responsible for inputting all vendor and sublet invoices into the maintenance software
• Manage relationships with customers and vendors
• General paperwork, office organization, and filing work orders and invoices etc.
• Tracking and monitoring Owner Operator vehicle compliance
• Other administrative duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Organized, highly efficient and customer service orientated
• 1-2 years of customer service administrative experience
• Post-secondary education in business or related field preferred
• Experience working with TMT or mechanical knowledge would be an asset
• Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn new software. • Good time management with an ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong attention to detail

Benefits:
• On-site parking
• Health and Dental Benefits

Experience:
• invoicing: 1-2 years (Preferred)
• administrative assistant: 1-2 years (Preferred)

Education:
• High School Diploma
• Post-secondary preferred

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:

• Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
• Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
• Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
• Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101
Post ID: JD177
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: see details in posting on how TO APPLY
Part time
Burlington, ON
2020.07.08
2020.07.27
One of Canada's Fastest Companies, we operate at the intersection of Retail, Technology and Financial Services. For nearly two decades, Cash 4 You has been recognized as a leader in the consumer financial service industry with over $1Billion dollars of loans funded. We are not only known for our fast and easily accessible loans and financial services through our retail, mobile and digital channels, but for our incredible people as well.

The Role: The Customer Service and Sales Representative (CSSR) role may be an ideal place to start your career in financial services. You will spend almost all your time working with Cash 4 You's most important asset, our customers, in person and over the phone. CSSRs are able to handle a variety of tasks including providing exceptional customer service in all customer interactions, they help resolve customer concerns, manage risk and process account transactions. Successful CSSRs demonstrate a genuine interest in their customers and ask questions to understand what's important to them and how Cash 4 You can meet their financial needs. CSSRs are able to present options to customers about ways to make their loans and financial services easy and convenient, while ensuring the needs of the customer always come first.

4 Key Required Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in any or a combination of the following: interacting with customers, assessing and meeting the needs of customers, solving customer problems, experience in a retail or the financial services industry
  • Experience navigating multiple computer systems, applications, and utilizing search tools to find information
  • Great communication skills including speaking clearly, succinctly, and accurately while using a pleasant tone and common conversational courtesies
  • Experience leveraging customer relationships to offer products and services with a high customer service focus
4 Key Job Expectations
  • Meet or exceed business goals and performance objectives
  • Identify the 'details' that others miss, and take pride in accuracy of data and business records
  • Process transactions for customers, manage risk and resolve accounts
  • ​Work as part of a team, including weekends and holidays as needed or scheduled
What's in it for you:
  • You "Learn While You Earn" through our World-Class Financial Services training programs
  • Receive frequent recognition and rewards for Top Performance
  • Work in a Professional and Clean environment
  • Have Ample Opportunity for Personal Growth and Development, at your own pace
  • Work closely as a key member of a high performance team
Hourly wage is $14/hr

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist;
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
Mississauga:905-855-6933 x101
Post ID: JD170
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: see details in posting on how to APPLY

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