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Retail Associate

Company: Weavers Dive & Travel
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Retail Associate
WE ARE HIRING!

Are you upbeat, cheerful, optimistic, and energized by helping others? If so, Weavers Dive & Travel has a fantastic new opportunity for you - don't pass up your dream job!

Weaver's Dive & Travel Center has been selling dive gear, training divers, and leading dive groups worldwide for over 38 years - recognized as one of the premier dive stores in the US.

We take great pride in the design and appearance of our store. Our salespeople are friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful; they have been trained to help customers find the perfect equipment for their diving or snorkeling needs. We carry one of the most complete inventories of Scuba equipment in the state, plus swimming accessories from suits to goggles. We don't only sell equipment; we can service and maintain most dive equipment - our technicians are trained and certified!

Our Education and Training department trains new, advanced, and even professional divers of all walks of life. Weaver's instruction staff is very tenured and is considered the tip of the spear for safety, diver education and training, and having FUN!

We specialize in group and individual dive vacations. We offer escorted group trips every month to exotic dive destinations around the globe. Our professional team of travel agents are highly trained and experienced in pricing, packaging, and organizing dive travel. Our staff has dived almost all of the world's most popular dive destinations and can provide first-hand knowledge of those experiences. Want to go to Fiji - Dream Weaver Travel is the #1 wholesaler in the WORLD for Volivoli Beach Resort!

We are the team you want to join - with over 45,000 dives amongst our staff - we have lived underwater for an average of 2 hours a day for 75 years!

Pay and Hours

  • Competitive Pay
  • Pay frequency - every two weeks
  • Hourly, non-exempt, 40 hours a week (full time)
  • Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays
  • Hours of Operation - Monday - Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sundays 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Flexible work schedules
  • This position reports to the General Manager
    Benefits
    • Health Insurance (50/50) when eligible
    • Paid Time Off when eligible
    • Employee Discounts
    • Assistance with SCUBA training & development
    • Working with a fun world-class team!
      General Duties and Responsibilities
      --- Retail Sales
      o Gear Sales and product knowledge
      o Understanding merchandising goals
      o Assist in managing inventory

      --- Dive Training & Education
      o Assist with educating customers on dive education and selling classes
      o Assist the Director of Training in scheduling, organizing, and coordinating dive training

      --- Travel
      o Educating customers on dive destinations and travel sales

      The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

      Must Haves
      • A positive can-do attitude
      • Motivated, reliable, and self-driven - "Self-Leadership."
      • Strong oral and written communication skills with proficiency in the following communication methods:
        o Phone
        o Email - Gmail, GoDaddy, Outlook
        o Zoom, Skype, Google Meet
        • Strong sense of "team"
        • Open mindedness and a willingness to constantly learn
          Candidates with the following experiences have a better chance at securing this position:
          --- Minimum Open Water SCUBA diver or above - or willingness to become one
          --- Prior experience working for a dive center:
          o Retail Sales
          o Training and Education
          o Social media
          • 2 years of retail experience
          • Active Open Water Instructors
            Minimum Requirements:
            • 18 Years Old
            • Reliable transportation
            • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly
            • Must be a US citizen or have a work permit to work in the USA
            • Fluent in English
              We are looking to have a qualified candidate on staff no later than June 1, 2022

              Steps in applying for this job:
              • Email your resume to --------------@----------.--- with a cover letter
              • Follow up with a phone call to XXX-XXX-XXXX when you have emailed your application - ask for Troy
              • Interviews will begin as soon as possible
                Weavers Dive & Travel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. We value diversity, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran or disability status, or other status protected under any applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Weavers Dive & Travel, Boulder , Retail Associate, Hospitality & Tourism , Boulder, Colorado

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