Retail Store Associate - CVS Health

Posted: 04/13/2020 Industry: Customer Service/Call Center/Retail Job Number: 1874

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for CVS Health. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 
JOB TITLE: Retail Store Associate 
LOCATION: Various Locations Across RI, MA & CT 
HOURS: Full-Time, Part-Time 

As retail store employee with CVS Health, you’ ll play an integral role in creating positive in-store experiences, fostering lasting relationships, providing friendly customer service, assisting with purchases, and supporting merchandising activities. You' ll provide a unique and personal customer experience, focused on friendly interactions and a helpful attitude. You' ll also assist with replenishing store products, updating pricing information, and supporting other departments such as photo, beauty and pharmacy as needed. Most important you will be the first smiling face our customers see. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Providing differentiated customer service by anticipating customer needs, demonstrating compassion and care in all interactions, and actively identifying and resolving potential service issues 

  • Focusing on the customer by giving a warm and friendly greeting, maintaining eye contact and offering help locating additional items, when needed 

  • Accurately perform cashier duties - handling cash, checks and credit card transactions with precision while following company policies and procedures 

  • Maintaining the sales floor by restocking shelves, checking in vendors, updating pricing information and completing inventory management tasks as directed by store manager 

  • Supporting opening and closing store activities, when needed 

  • Providing customer support to all departments, including photo and beauty, ensuring departments are fully stocked and operational while remaining current with all updated services and tools 

  • Assisting pharmacy personnel when needed, including working regular shifts in the pharmacy as part of opportunities for growth and career development 

  • Embracing and advocating for new CVS services and loyalty programs that support our purpose of helping people on their path to better health 

Successful candidates will have: 

At least 16 years of age 


  • Previous experience in a retail or customer service setting 

  • High School diploma or equivalent 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time 

  • Lifting and exerting up to 35  lbs  of force occasionally, up to 10  lbs  of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force regularly to move objects to and from, including overhead lifting 

  • Visual Acuity - Having close visual acuity to perform activities such as: viewing a computer terminal, reading, visual inspection involving small parts/details 

About  CVS Health: 

We share a single, clear purpose: helping people on their path to better health. No matter your discipline or expertise, you’ ll be part of a team working toward a bold new approach to health care. 

Millions of times a day, close to home and across the country, we’ re helping people on their path to better health. Because we’ re present in so many moments, in ways that are more affordable and effective, we’ re able to positively influence health behavior and shape the future of health care for people, businesses and communities. 
It’ s a new day in health care. 

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’ s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’ re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ ll be at the center of it all. 

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability. 

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and  Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site. 

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and CVS Health will make the final hiring decisions. 
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work and on a path to a career that pays well. Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process. 
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work. 

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