R-6172 -Store Clerk, Robins AFB Base Supply Center and Individual Equipment Element -Warner Robins, Georgia-Re-Advertised
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R-6172 Position ID #219675054
Posting Date: June 1, 2021
AIDB is sensitive to the needs of individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing for qualified applicants and employees will make reasonable accommodations.
The Alabama Industries for the Blind is a National Industries for the Blind associate agency and is required to maintain direct labor hours accordance with the Javits Wagner O’Day Act. This position much employ a person who qualifies as legally blind according to the federal definition.
POSITION: Store Clerk, Robins AFB Base Supply Center and Individual Equipment Element
Warner Robins, Georgia
Alabama Industries for the Blind (AIB)
ABOUT ALABAMA INSTITUTE FOR DEAF AND BLIND
The Alabama Industries for the Blind (AIB) is one component of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) which is the world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are deaf, blind, deaf-blind, multi-disabled and their families.
Founded in 1929, AIB is the state’s largest employer of persons who are blind or have significant disabilities. Mattie Smith’s passion was to provide remunerative employment for ladies who were blind. Starting AIB meagerly with five donated sewing machines and five seamstresses which would sew items for homemakers, AIB experienced many products for the US Government, State and commercial customers including a contract to produce long neckties for each service branch. AIB has 275 employees and operates a 250,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Talladega, AL and a 15,000 square foot facility in Birmingham, AL. AIB also operates four Base Supply Centers in two states which are located on Redstone Arsenal, near Huntsville, AL, Fort Rucker near Dothan, AL, Robins AFB near Warner Robins, GA and Moody AFB near Valdosta GA.
ABOUT OUR MISSION
The Alabama Industries for the Blind’s mission is to provide meaningful employment for individuals with disabilities in areas of manufacturing and delivery of service contract.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Store Clerk role will be responsible for assisting in the operation of the retail store in the operation of a Base Supply Center/Individual Equipment Element in compliance with Javit’s Wagner O’Day Act, federal and military guidelines and Alabama Industries for the Blind (AIB).
You will play a vital role in the duties of cashier and stock clerk along with all aspects of customer service and store maintenance as you will be a part of the AIB team in performing high quality work. Each employee should deal pleasantly and courteously with all of the AIB team to include coworkers, supervisors, customers, and the Executive Manager. You will be operating computerized cash registers and related sales equipment and have the ability to make simple math calculations, counting money, and reconcile the cash drawer. You will be required to maintain transaction records and register reconciliation documentation by completing daily reports and cash verification reports. It will be your responsibility to take inventory of the store, making sure pricing is accurate and restock merchandise and displays as needed. This position reports to the Store Manager, Robins AFB Base Supply Center and Individual Equipment Element, AIB.
- High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate.
- Must meet the federal definition of legal blindness.
- Must possess clerical duties such as computer skills and knowledge of office equipment.
- Must be willing to take a Work Skills Assessment
- Must follow AIDB policies and procedures.
- Must possess or develop an understanding of cultures and needs of persons who are deaf, blind or deaf/blind, ensuring all actions and decisions demonstrate a respect for and value of persons with sensory loss.
- Must attend Disability Sensitivity Training Class and successfully pass with a 90% to AIB Sensitivity Assessment within the first six (6) months of employment.
SALARY: $11.93 - $13.73 IB 23 (260 days)
This is an non-exempt position and is subject to overtime time provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Payroll Schedule – Semi-monthly, Direct Deposit is required
Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled
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