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Cashbuild: General Assistant

Cashbuild invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of General Assistant at various locations.

Position Details:

  • Title: General Assistant
  • Location: Various locations
  • Closing Date: Not Specified

Job Overview:

Ensure comprehensive customer service in the store by loading and merchandising stock, managing shelf price labeling, and maintaining housekeeping within your designated area of responsibility.


  • Grade 12 or a minimum of 1 year of related work experience
  • Ability to communicate in English and the dominant language of the area
  • Proficient in performing basic calculations
  • Willing to work shifts, weekends, and public holidays
  • Able to work under pressure

Job Description:

Customer Service:

  • Acknowledge all customers and determine their needs
  • Advise customers correctly on products
  • Assist customers with product queries and complaints promptly
  • Promote add-on sales (e.g., paint with paintbrushes, thinners, etc.)
  • Ensure efficient customer service by loading purchases without delay and without damaging goods or the customer’s vehicle
  • Inform customers about additional services such as delivery, bulk deposits, glass cutting, plan reading, credit programs, special orders, trusses, distant ordering, and the VIC Customer Programme
  • Be certified in product knowledge and available in your area of responsibility


  • Keep your area free of obstacles and ensure stock is merchandised promptly
  • Maintain correct shelf price labeling within your area of responsibility
  • Complete checklists as required when on duty, including canteen and toilet/shower schedules

Safety (OHSA) Requirements:

  • Comply with safety requirements (e.g., use of safety gear) and ensure the safety of customers and staff within your area of responsibility
  • Ensure racking and bulk stock are merchandised safely
  • Report any discrepancies to the Store Manager

Ready for Business:

  • Adhere to the “Ready for Business” and “Beyond My Control” standards as per the Cashbuild Way

Loss Prevention and Security:

  • Identify any gaps in displays, investigate causes, and report concerns to management
  • Be aware of suspicious behaviors and report any suspicions to management
  • Ensure no product is loaded for a customer without proof of purchase or required documentation

How to Apply:


Note: Please submit your application in English.

Cashbuild: General Assistant

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