Counter Sales - South (AIH) at Bering Straits Native Corporation in Anchorage, Alaska

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Job Description:


Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Have you been told that you have a talent for customer service and a genuine ability to see when others need assistance? If so, check out our Counter Sales position, open now at our newest location in South Anchorage. As part of the front line, it will be your duty to represent AIH by welcoming and assisting customers and keeping the store tidy and well stocked.


Alaska Industrial Hardware, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking qualified Counter Sales employees for its South retail location.



  • Process POS (point of sale) transactions
  • Assure proper service and care is given to every customer
  • Stock, assemble, and rotate merchandise from all inbound store freight
  • Complete daily assignments at the direction of the store management team
  • Maintain assigned area of the store in keeping with proper merchandising standards



Required (Minimum) Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of product sold
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be self-motivated, being able to complete tasks during unsupervised periods


  • Background in the retail, construction or trade industry
  • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
  • Proven work experience as a Retail Sales Associate, Sales Representative or similar role


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be physically able to be on your feet, standing, walking, and working on hard concrete and tile floors for full shifts
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50# repeatedly, safely, and without unusual strain
  • Frequent bending, reaching overhead, kneeling, and squatting
  • Frequent pulling and stocking inventory items onto carts, or with material handling equipment


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Job is performed in an indoor retail store setting
  • Exposure to computer screens and requires use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system
  • Ability to properly use general warehouse material handling equipment
  • Follow all safety rules and procedure and properly using all safety gear
  • Possess the proper situational awareness to work safely in a warehouse environment where you and others are using and operating forklifts, pallet jacks, packaging machines, ladders, box cutter and other potentially dangerous equipment and tools
  • Maintain a safe work environment, assist in maintaining Distribution Center security and comply with OSHA and MSDS standards


  • No supervisory responsibilities


As a condition of employment, you are required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable references and background check. Must have reliable transportation to/from work.


Full time Employee benefits make up a significant part of an AIH employee's total compensation package. Your compensation package makes you eligible to participate in the following benefits (these details are for information purposes and are subject to any policy or plan changes):
  • Health insurance
  • Employee discount program
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan, subject to plan terms
  • Continued education benefit
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Paid time off (PTO) earned on an accrual basis
  • Health Club Benefit
  • Company-paid holidays

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

Visit our website at for more details and to apply.
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