Retail Management Trainee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored management training program events
  • Learns all of the basic duties and responsibilities of all retail store positions, especially the Assistant Manager position, as assigned in the rotational training schedule of the Management Development Program
  • Must consistently achieve a passing score in all areas of the Management Development Program, including classroom instruction/skills training, hands-on skills practice, and testing/assessment


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to utilize company point-of-sale system (MAC21), Microsoft Word & Excel, and other 3rd party software applications at a basic level
  • Must successfully pass all Company training regarding equipment usage, including obtaining the forklift and delivery driver certifications
  • Prior supervisory or management experience in any industry with responsibility for product selection, merchandising, and human resources management (scheduling, payroll, conflict resolution, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior supervisory or management experience in the retail building supply industry
  • Working knowledge of building supply and/or agricultural product lines and their usage
  • Knowledge and understanding of reading and interpreting blueprints and structural designs, including calculating necessary information for bid and quote submittals to customers

Work Availability

  • Must be regularly available to work at least 8 to 12 hours per day, at a minimum of 48 hours per week and willing to work such weekends and holidays as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs

Travel Requirements

  • This position requires frequent travel with overnight stays, alternating between the assigned home store and Headquarters in San Marcos, Texas
  • Valid driver’s license and current auto liability insurance
  • Must be able to legally obtain a rental vehicle in all states in which the company does business

If hired, the successful candidate(s) will be placed and assigned to a local home store for the duration of the training program. The successful candidate(s) will alternate between their home store and McCoy's Headquarters Office in San Marcos, Texas until the completion of the training program.