Apply Now! Department Supervisor Role in our Hamden, CT location.

Retail Stores - Supervisors/Hourly Associates Hamden, Connecticut


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Looking for a great opportunity to work for a growing retailer?

Well Bob's Stores just might have the job for you! We are currently hiring for a Department Supervisor Position in our Hamden, CT location.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Bob's Stores is a Northeast retailer of branded apparel and footwear and is synonymous with terrific brands, great value and great service. With 30 locations in numerous states, our agenda is loaded with great stuff to excite both our customers and our associates. Enjoy working with a diverse team where exceptional efforts are recognized and rewarded in a job that is fun, fast and casual? Then apply now!

As a Department Supervisor, you'll support our Department Managers with all merchandise, operational and customer service functions. During non-peak times, you will help open and close the store while acting as the manager-on-duty. You'll support the front-end, cashiering when necessary and addressing customer concerns. In addition, you'll lead by example, acting as a role model for our sales staff to help achieve overall sales and operational goals while also coaching, training and developing the store team to prepare them for growth and future success.Success in this position could lead into a department manager role. 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote and sustain Bob’s Stores Culture by embracing and holding all Associates accountable for BOB'S operating principle of “The Customer is Why

  • Lead by example, by providing excellent customer service, holding all Associates accountable to ensuring current Customer service standards are executed.  

  • Exhibit a strong sense of urgency around providing all customers with a superior shopping experience.

  • Maintain a dynamic merchandising strategy with an emphasis on merchandising presentation, space allocation, sale promotions and floor sets. Support visual aspect of store. Guide and direct associates where appropriate.

  • Maintain a neat, orderly sales floor, stock room and office area.

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of floor sets for sales promotions.

  • Assist Management team with expense control awareness, including planning and execution to maintain store budgets and ensure profitability.

  • Take on additional responsibility as dictated by business.

Skills and Requirements:

A varied schedule will require day, evening, weekend and holiday shifts, with some overnight shifts as well. Flexible availability required.

The ideal supervisor candidate will be comfortable utilizing basic mathematics skills, have the ability to problem solve independently to address customer concerns and if covering the front-end, have the ability to handle cash accurately under pressure. You must be a highly motivated team player with an ambitious personality who is friendly, outgoing and driven to satisfy customers. This is an hourly, entry-level store management position.

  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a retail environment

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal/communication skills

  • Ability to suggestively sell and be persuasive
  • Strong visual merchandising skills

  • Proven team leadership skills

  • Experience working with casual and athletic apparel and footwear preferred

  • Understanding of basic retail math; ability to handle cash accurately
  • High school diploma/GED preferred

  • Bilingual a plus


Bob's Stores, a member of the SDI USA, LLC family also operating Eastern Mountain Sports, is an equal opportunity employer offering dynamic career opportunities and generous employee discounts.