Shift Leader Job Description

Shift Leader Job Description

May 22nd, 2019

Shift Leaders supervise the daily operations of a store in the absence of a manager. They create the shift schedule, assign duties to staff, and readily help out at any work station during their shift.

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Shift Leader Job Description Template

We are looking for a motivated Shift Leader to oversee daily operations during designated shifts, supervise employees, and ensure that our customers receive outstanding service. The Shift Leader's responsibilities include creating a shift schedule, dealing with no-shows, delegating tasks, handling cash up, and reporting any issues to the manager.

To be successful as a Shift Leader, you should be able to manage a team of people and ensure that all duties are performed accurately. Ultimately, a top Shift Leader should be able to ensure smooth and efficient workflows.

Shift Leader Responsibilities:

  • Supervising employees, assigning duties, and creating a shift schedule.
  • Monitoring team performance and ensuring duties are performed efficiently.
  • Reporting any issues that arise during the shift to management.
  • Managing employee requests and transgressions.
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, health, and safety standards.
  • Coaching team members and training new staff.
  • Opening and closing registers, accounting for the daily intake and preparing cash deposits.
  • Handling customer issues and employee disputes.

Shift Leader Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Previous experience as a Shift Leader or in a similar role in retail.
  • Experience creating shift schedules.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Confident problem-solver.
  • Team player.

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