Valley Wide Cooperative is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers build their homes and businesses since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."  The company is seeking candidates for a Store Lead.
A person in this position acts as a leader in the store and is a critical member of the store team. The Store Lead is expected to learn and possess the skills, knowledge, and ability to handle key carrier duties on a regular basis as a business needs dictate.  Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Supervise checkout stations on regular basis.
  • Utilize exceptional customer service skills, sales techniques, and product knowledge to connect customers with the right product and drive sales.
  • Assist with loss prevention efforts by providing proactive customer service.
  • Oversees employee productivity, breaks and daily scheduling. Communicates performance issues to management.
  • Act as “manager on duty” when necessary.
  • Responsible for training of new employees and helping manager identify training needs.
  • Ensure employees follow accounting policies, safety procedures and customer service standards.
  • Provide expertise in one or more areas or functions.
  • Maintain knowledge of all store departments and be able to perform all activities of employees in addition to handling more complex transactions or customer service situations.
  • Ability to handle problems that other employees cannot address.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous customer service experience and two years of retail experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi task and determine order of need and task priority based on level of importance.
  • Ability to communicate using proper telephone etiquette with customers, other employees and vendors.
  • Must have a strong team player focus in all interactions- ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to properly handle money, give change and record multiple transactions efficiently and accurately.
  • Must exhibit a professional and positive image.
  • 2+ years’ experience in similar retail position highly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
This is a full time, 30+ hours per week position, varying shifts. Qualified applicants must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed, especially during times of high seasonal demand.
A wage will be discussed during the interview process. In addition to generous employee discounts, the company offers medical, dental and life & long-term disability benefits to full time employees. Employees may also participate in the company’s 401(k) plan after meeting eligibility requirements.
Submit formal resume with valid email address and phone number to one of the following:
Email: (reference “Store Lead” in subject field)
Website: Apply directly on our website at
All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position. Submit your applications today!