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TJX Store Cleaning Associate in New York, New York

Store Cleaning Associate

Brand: HomeGoods


New York, NY, US

Employment Type: Part-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Stores

Solita discovered ADVENTURE working at TJX.

Every day at our stores feels like a new adventure to Solita and she says that’s what makes her work so exciting. The challenges, problem-solving and constant variety are just some of the things that you’ll discover working with us too!

What you’ll discover

Eligible Associates can look forward to:

  • One-of-a-kind, inclusive culture

  • Dedicated training and on-the-job resources to enhance your development

  • Merchandise discount for yourself and eligible family members at all TJX Canada stores

  • Associate and Family Assistance Program to support healthy living

    What you’ll do

It’s safe to say, there’s no shortage of variety in what we do. Here are some key responsibilities of the role:

  • Assists in the planning, coordinating and executing movement of merchandise from the backroom to the sales floor, maintaining merchandise presentation standards.

  • Supports merchandise presentation training of the sales floor Associates as required

  • Participate in Daily Store walk through to develop merchandise presentation tasks and priorities for the day and week in collaboration with Manager on Duty.

  • Participate in the planning of who will complete merchandise presentation tasks in collaboration with Manager on Duty, leveraging the scheduled Associates and their strengths.

  • Create inspirational features in areas: Power Aisles, End Caps, FOS and High profile visual areas; i.e. Furniture and Big ticket, based on findings and plan from Daily store walk through. MOD delegates remainder of identified tasks to Associates.

  • Create a store environment that maximizes sales through inspirational features, power aisles and big ticket areas.

  • Partner with store team and Store Operations Merchandise Presentation to ensure clear understanding and execution of national presentation strategy

  • Drive fashion/trend, season, brand and value through features.

  • Create inspiration through frequent feature changes in order to provide customers with a fresh new look every day.

  • Evaluate presentation standards to identify opportunities and challenges on the sales floor.

  • Support flow of merchandise from backroom to ensure merchandise is placed on sales floor according to merchandising standards.

    What you’ll need

To begin your career with us, you’ll have:

  • Education; post-secondary certification in Visual Presentation, Home Decoration/Design or related fields (i.e. Fashion).

  • Experience; 1-3 years in visual presentation in retail environment.

  • Knowledge of retail operations including an understanding of fashion trends, seasonal events, inventory levels and business acumen.

  • Strong knowledge and passion for interior design/home decorating within a store environment.

  • Strong knowledge of all merchandise presentation standards and proven ability to build impactful features and create an inspirational store environment.

  • Stimulates total store merchandise presentation vision in collaboration with management team; based on inventory, trends, season, customer need and retail industry.

  • Ability to identify and articulate store presentation vision and influence others.

  • Excellent customer service, communication (verbal and written) and time management skills

Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized store environment with a focus on floor care. Responsibilities include the operation of the scrubber and buffer, dust mopping, damp mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, and spot cleaning glass and windows. Adheres to all operational, merchandise, and loss prevention standards. Cross-trained to work in multiple areas of the store in order to support the needs of the business.


  • Role models established customer experience practices with internal and external customers

  • Supports and embodies a positive store culture through honesty, integrity, and respect

  • Maintains all floor care cleanliness standards including the maintenance and operation of the scrubber and buffer

  • Maintains all organizational, cleanliness, and recovery standards for the entire store, e.g. Sales Floor, Single Queue, Associate Lounge, Backroom and Restrooms

  • Adheres to all company policies concerning Health and Safety (includes the refilling of all essential items in the Lounge, Restrooms and Front End)

  • Cross-trained in other areas of the store (Backroom, Front End, Sales Floor, etc.)

  • Supports and responds to all Front End coverage needs

  • Adheres and upholds merchandising philosophy and signage standards

  • Initiates and participates in store recovery as needed throughout the day

  • Adheres to all operational and loss prevention controls in accordance with company guidelines and policies including shrink reduction

  • Communicates accurately and effectively with management and Associates

  • Adheres to all labor laws, policies, and procedures, including Associate meal and break period policies

  • Participates in safety awareness and maintenance of a risk-free environment

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Able to work a flexible schedule to support business needs

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Physical stamina to perform cleaning tasks and run floor buffer and scrubber

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at one time

  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations

  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written. Listens and responds appropriately

  • Capable of lifting heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Team player, working effectively with peers and supervisors to accomplish tasks

  • Retail customer experience preferred

Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. By becoming a member of our TJX Canada family, you’ll have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people across our Distributions Centres, Retail Stores (Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls) and our Office locations. Are you ready to Discover Different? Here at TJX Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to the inclusion and accommodation of all individuals. For additional assistance please email