Virginia State Government Sales Associate (Hourly/Wage - Non-Exempt) in Richmond, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The VMFA Shop Sales Associate is the primary contact for shop customers to assist with questions/inquiries in person or via phone, and complete purchase transactions. This position also maintains the visual appeal and cleanliness standards of the museum shop as well achieves sales goals. Sales Associates are responsible for ensuring the cash drawer is balanced as outlined in the VMFA Shop Policy and Procedure Manual and participating in/preparing for the annual shop wide inventory as well as replenishing merchandise and supplies and performing loss prevention procedures.

There are several positions available and some may be temporary.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidates must have:

  • Familiarity with proper procedure for opening and closing a cash register

  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to lift up to thirty (30) pounds and stand for extended periods of time, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Basic understanding of touch screen registers and resolving computer issue

  • Significant retail store experience including but not limited to cash handling, Point of Sale (POS) systems, and a high degree of interpersonal and customer service skills. -Able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma is preferred.

Special Requirements

A background check will be required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Online applications will be accepted through Friday, September 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Please contact the HR office at (804) 340-1485 if you need assistance. EEO/AA, Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified Employer

Contact Information



200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA 23220

Working Title: Sales Associate (Hourly/Wage - Non-Exempt)

Role Title: Retail Specialst I - 79111

Job Open Date: 09/15/2017

Job Close Date: 09/22/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $10.35/HR

Agency: VA Museum of Fine Arts (238)

Agency Website:

Location: Richmond (City) - 760

Position Number: W6004

Job Posting Number: 1029327

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Non-Faculty- W-1

Pay Band: 02