Retail Staff- Hiking Climbing
Posted by Elevation Sierra Adventure Essentials, Inc. on 02/17/2021
Industry Sector: Outdoor
Job Categories: Retail - Sales
Company Type: Apparel/SoftGoods
City: LONE PINE
Country: United States
Required Experience: 1 - 3 years
Job Type: Seasonal Full Time
Salary: Competitive Hourly
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: No
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles
Job Description & Requirements
Elevation is staffing up for Summer. We have multiple openings, short and long-term, immediate hire and summer only. Our store hours are 8 am – 9 pm with solo and over lapping shifts. Send resume and cover letter describing your retail and outdoor experience to firstname.lastname@example.org
= Listen to the customer and help them find value in our offerings.
= Provide customer service, identifying issues and needs, solve via gear and regional research, use our network of vendors and community services, offer our flexibilities, and over all display Elevation’s standard of “earning the customer’s business.”
= Continually expand knowledge of our region’s offerings of climbing, hiking, summit bagging, fishing, swimming, museums, history, etc.
= Help to maintain visual standards and cleanliness though out the store.
= Stock, price, and hang product from the stock room and delivery boxes.
= Communicate and cooperate with other staff and management. Except feedback and offer ways to better our work environment.
= Operate a point of sale register and cash drawer, handling payments, change, and receipts.
= Manage rental gear and paperwork.
= Use common sense and appropriate tools to accomplish tasks meeting safety standards in the work place.
= Display enthusiasm to the customer about their visit and their trip.
= Previous retail sales and customer services experience.
Knowldege of hiking and climbing gear
= Effective communication skills
= Meet availability requirements including some nights and weekends
= Knowledge of outdoor activities and the gear used.
= Knowledge of the region’s recreational offerings, discussable understanding of Mt Whitney, PCT/JMT, Alabama Hills, Death Valley, etc.
= Attendance to staff meetings and clinics advancing understanding of Elevation’s offerings and our shop’s environment, maybe staff based or with our vendors’ Reps.
= Availability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, including evenings and weekends
In exchange we offer:
= A casual environment with a crew of similar work and adventure mates. A place to hang out even if you’re off the clock
= Flexible schedule to ensure you get out and “walk the walk”.
= Gear and apparel discounts, Both on in stock items and special orders/promotions. Free equipment rentals.
= Assistance to help you reach personal outdoor goals.
Elevation; Sierra Adventure Essentials is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Elevation Sierra Adventure Essentials, Inc.
Elevation is an outdoor specialty climbing and hiking store with quality clothing, gear and outdoor essentials to outfit climbers and Day & Thru hikers; supporting the enthusiasts and explorers of the Lowest depths of Death Valley to the highest peaks of the Eastern Sierra. Elevation is located at the base of Mt. Whitney and the Alabama Hills, and an hour south of Bishop.