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L.P.T Retail Management Services, LLC is currently seeking friendly, enthusiastic individuals for the assistant manager position.

Reports to: Store Manager

Dotted-line relationships: District Manager

Purpose: To maximize sales and gross profit dollars while controlling expenses and protecting the company’s assets while serving as the Store Manager's surrogate on days off, during vacations, etc.




The Assistant Manager is responsible for accomplishing the normal Store Manager duties when the Store Manager is absent from the site, whether that occurs on the Store Manager's normally scheduled days off, vacations, illnesses, etc. Specifically, the Assistant will:

o Maintain proper controls on cash, inventory and expenses.

o Complete and transmit end-of-day reports by noon on Monday and by midnight all other days of the week.

o Make bank deposits daily by the established deadline.

o Call in fuel report by 8:00 a.m. each day.

o Analyze sales trends by shift and by day. Request assistance from the Store Manager and District Manager when needed.

Assist the Store Manager in the following activities:

o Recruit, screen and train new employees.

o Coach and direct the activities of employees in store on a day-to-day basis and provide on-going training.

o Help write and enforce work schedules for all employees within the labor guidelines established.

o Delegate duties as necessary.

o In the absence of the Manager, the Assistant Manager is authorized to hire or dismiss any other employee only with the approval of the District Manager.

o Cover open shifts.

o Ensure that store meets company standards (safety, appearance, security, etc.) and that all employees comply with company policies. This responsibility includes addressing any maintenance issues, resolving any Ready for Business (or other site standards checklist) discrepancies, and conducting a Beginning of Day walk thru.

o Order groceries so as to avoid both overstocked and out-of-stock conditions.

o Check in vendors.

o Ensure merchandising procedures are implemented on a timely basis. Displays for sale items should be built timely and should include proper product on pricing on the correct signage.

o Update the price book as directed and effect price changes as they occur.

o Maintain the store's expense checkbook.

o Conduct fuel price surveys and change fuel prices as directed.

o Conduct a competition price survey during the first week of each month.


Performance indicators:

Employee turnover and tenure.

Sales and fuel throughput trends.

Site appearance.

Cash and inventory variances.

Employee motivation.

Vendor relations.


Essential requirements:

Ability to read, write and understand the English language; fluency in other languages is a plus.

Ability and willingness to work long and sometimes unusual hours, standing for extended periods.

High school level math competency.

Collaborative work style, able to partner with all personnel to drive overall site performance.

Insurable by company's auto liability insurance carrier.




Other competencies/profile/experience:

  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction.
  • Team-builder who provides honest and timely feedback, both positive and negative
  • Ability to use a calculator, computer and other business equipment normally found in a c-store.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs