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Career Match Quiz:

  • Do you know who Barney, Dora or Diego are?
  • Can you open with one hand a double convenience stroller?
  • Can you talk on the phone, change a diaper and get a grade-schooler
    out the door all at the same time?
  • Do you enjoy working alongside fun, energetic, team-oriented people?
  • Do you like getting great discounts on kids stuff?

If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, we’d love to meet you.

At Once Upon A Child, we offer:

  • Full and part-time positions
  • Flexible schedules that complement your busy life
  • A great employee discount

Print and fill out our Job Application and bring it to the Once Upon A Child nearest you.
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Sales Associate

Help promote all aspects of the business including but not limited to buying, selling, pricing, and merchandising. Promote a high level of customer service and assist store management in daily store operations. More Info »

$7.75+ based on experience


To help promote all aspects of the business including but not limited to buying, selling, pricing, and merchandising. Promote a high level of customer service by ensuring customers are assisted in an enthusiastic, timely, and knowledgeable manner.  Assist store management in daily store operations, including the buying of used merchandise.



  1. Greet customers immediately, determine their needs, and handle all transactions in a professional and enthusiastic manner.
  1. Become familiar with products, brands and prices and make recommendations of products, including their features and benefits, to suit customers’ needs. Maximize sales and customer satisfaction by adding items to the close of the sale.
  1. Buy used product, reinforcing the customers’ purchases and sales to the store. Invite customer to return to the store to buy, sell, or trade and promote image of store concept.
  1. Price and ticket items appropriately based on pricing/buying guidelines. Restock store following merchandising plan.  Maintain store displays and follow store housekeeping and maintenance standards and procedure.
  1. Develop proficiency in operating computerized sales tracking system for all sales transactions, buys, returns, etc.
  1. Achieve personal and store sales goals by applying sound customer service and sales protocol.



  1. Prior retail experience preferred in similar product lines, but willing to train the right candidate.
  1. Proven customer service skills required.
  1. Ability to work well as a team member and to take and follow directions.
  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  1. Sales and goal-driven.



  1. Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to 8 hours a day.
  1. Lifting up to 40 lbs. without assistance.
  1. Bending, rotating, and reaching conducive to a retail environment and to receiving, pricing and stocking merchandise.
  1. No exposure to hazardous materials or environments.
  1. Able to operate a computerized sales terminal.



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Once Upon A Child Waco

4600 Franklin Ave. Ste 400
Waco, TX 76710
254-265-6237 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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