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Banyen Books & Sound, Customer Service Position

We’re looking for someone to join our community in Customer Service in a part-time capacity. In this role, you will provide a high level of customer service, apply your knowledge of our diverse products and subject areas, use attention to detail with cash handling at point of sale, and assist in maintaining inventory organization and management.

The following abilities, understanding, and skills are imperative for success in this position:

- Knowledge of Banyen’s mission, various subject areas, and products
- Strong communication and problem solving skills
- Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
- Excellent attention to detail
- Proficiency with basic math, alphabetizing, typing, and savvy research skills
- Working well both on a team and independently
- Interest and aptitude in providing knowledgeable customer service in all areas of the store, soundside and bookside
- Reliable and available for a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends
- Physical strength and agility to be on your feet for most of your shift

In addition to looking for strength in literacy, communication, and attention to detail, we also look for strength in the heart skills! Banyen has a mission to offer resources to the community for the development of wisdom in the care of body, mind, and spirit and in the care of the earth and its communities. Our knowledgeable service is offered with a commitment to a clear mind and open heart.

This is a part-time position starting at $13 per hour with a guaranteed minimum of 24 hours per week. Extra shifts are frequently available. There’s the possibility of leading to full-time, including staff benefits. The position requires a one-year minimum commitment to the Customer Service Department.

The application form for employment at Banyen may be downloaded below or picked up in person at the store, 3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Complete the application in your handwriting and drop it off in person along with your résumé and cover letter to the attention of the Front Staff Supervisors: Bokudo & Leanna. 

Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.

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