Recent statistics show that 29.4% of Gadsden’s population lives below the poverty line, this is higher than the national average of 14.7%. Therefore, getting a part time job is not only wise but highly encouraged. Below are some common part-time jobs that are readily available in Gadsden city.
1. Sales Associate
Businesses in this area such as Dollar General, Great American Cookies, GNC, Bath & Body Works and T-Mobile, usually hire sales associates to reinforce the existing team depending on the store’s needs. Their schedule is usually very flexible and may involve carrying out cashier and/or stocker functions. The main responsibilities tied to the position include general customer service, placing stock merchandise on shelves, unpacking trucks and assisting in maintaining a clean, well-organized work area. Also try the real estate sales companies for part time sales work.
2. University Student Aid Part-time Jobs
The Jacksonville State University offers its enrolled students part time jobs in the institution as long as they meet the set qualifications. Students with a GPA of 2 or higher and taking a minimum of three hours per spring or fall are the ones who meet the minimum qualifications for this program. The available part time jobs may vary from Communication Lab Assistant, Clerical Assistant (Night Shift) to Models for Figure Drawing Class.
3. On Call Teller
BB&T Corporation is always in need of tellers to maximize on customer satisfaction and cut operation costs. The on-call teller is expected to offer professional client service, perform basic transactions and perform any other assigned tasks based on branch’s demands.
4. Temporary Ticket Seller
Jacksonville State University hires temporary ticket sellers to assist in the daily operations of the ticket office. The job involves counting and handling money as well as performing clerical tasks related to the sales of tickets during athletic and student events. The work is done on weekends, evenings or on an “as needed basis”.
5. Seasonal Store Associate
It is during holiday seasons (September-January) that businesses like Gap’s Old Navy store, Big Lots, Kirkland’s and Victoria’s Secret hire temporary stock associates. Their responsibilities, work schedule as well as employment period is determined by the needs of the business. Also check the service industry for openings.
6. Retail Reset Merchandiser
This job involves building and maintaining attractive displays and generally showcasing products at specified client’s retail location. A high school diploma will pretty much get you through the door for this position. Marketing agencies like Crossmark, Advantage Solutions
7. Part-time Cashier
The job position mostly requires a high school diploma or GED plus the physical ability to stand for long hours and continually lift up to 10 pounds. Businesses like Panera LLC bakery cafes and Academy Sports + Outdoors are already looking for applicants to fill up this position on a part time basis. Many of the restaurants might also require staff.
8. Stylist/Style Advisor
Justice and Maurices are both popular fashion retail stores located in Gadsden Mall. They mostly cater to young people and thus the more reason to be in touch with the current trends among their clientele. Interested parties can apply as style advisors on a part-time basis and get to enjoy a sizeable cut of the profits.
9. Tutor/ Substitute Teacher
There are over ten schools in the area plus two tertiary level institutions thus creating a ready market for tutoring jobs. Substitute Teachers are also hired on part-time contract basis every academic year.
There still remains many opportunities for drivers in Gadsden city be in goods delivery or cab services. Companies such Gadsden Cartage Co. and Mesilla Valley Transportation among others hire part time drivers especially holders of CDL Class A licenses.