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Assistant Department Manager, Meat (Relocation and Housing) Exp. Required

Bethel, AK · Retail · $21.00-$24.00/hr., DOE

More than just retail. Come make a difference.  

The Alaska Commercial Company currently has exciting opportunities for full-time, permanent employment in retail stores across the North. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic is appreciated and rewarded. With The Alaska Commercial Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and to explore the beauty and culture of the communities in which we live and work.

The Alaska Commercial Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Taxable housing accommodations (no pets allowed in this location)
  • Relocation package

Your Responsibilities:

The Assistant Meat Department Manager is accountable for learning the successful day-to-day operations of the Meat Department. The operations include the implementation of company standards, the management of company assets, attention to maintaining a local competitive position, and the development and training of staff. You support the rest of the store management team and foster positive customer relationships.
  • As directed by the Meat Department Manager, provide excellent customer service by delivering on the Value Offer
  • Deal quickly and effectively with customer complaints, requests, and inquiries
  • Schedule department staff to maximize customer service and fulfill business needs
  • Work with the Meat Department Manager to manage the Meat Department and maximize sales and profits
  • Monitor gross profit, investigate, and address variances and communicate to the Category Manager
  • Complete regular competitor price checks to protect the competitive position and monitor sales trends
  • Work with the Meat Department Manager to ensure the daily operation disciplines, as described in the Best Practices Manual (Retail Basics) are consistently met
  • Ensure product quality through correct ordering, receiving, inspection, handling, labeling, pricing, and stock rotation
  • As directed by the Meat Manager, recruit, support, train, and develop staff

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Record of bottom line and sales results in previous roles
  • Meat experience required
  • 3+ years of management experience in meat retail
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, both verbally and written
  • Computer knowledge of Excel and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of meat operating principles
  • Highly motivated with a passion to bring our communities products and services to live better
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Strong analytical skills and leadership skills
  • Customer driven
Location: Bethel, AK
Reports to: Meat Department Manager

We’d love to hear from all workers who are motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in the communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then-owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC: alaskacommercial.com.

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable
ACC is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.


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