2017 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Updated January 2017 - Please contact a team member to see if this position(s) has been filled or if we are still accepting resumes.
Gorge Fly Shop Team Member: Full-time/Part-time hourly position is in Hood River, Oregon 97031
About Us: Since 1992, Gorge Fly Shop has been a full service company dedicated to providing the best customer service possible, locally and globally. The Gorge Fly Shop is located in the small town of Hood River, Oregon. Hood River is in the heart of Oregon and Washington's Columbia River Gorge. Within the valleys of the Cascade Mountains you will find numerous rivers and lakes that provide plenty of opportunities to explore and pursue the sport of fly fishing, targeting: steelhead, salmon, trout, and smallmouth bass. Less than an hour away is the world famous Deschutes River, known as one of the best summer steelhead streams in the west and an amazing strain of red band rainbow.
Position Description: Our Fly Shop Team Members work hard in a fun working environment while ensuring our customers receive extraordinary service. This position requires people who are, energetic, and have the ability to handle the demands of a fast paced, continually growing fly shop. We require employees who have a strong work ethic, are honest, dependable, self-motivated, and pay utmost attention to detail to their work. Team Members must be able to work in a fast paced environment using good time management skills and cooperate easily with others as a team player. All of our staff positions have high customer exposure. We require our team to present themselves in a professional manner at all times. We have a zero tolerance for stealing, drugs and alcohol abuse. Stealing, drugs, and alcohol abuse will not be tolerated, and will be subject to immediate termination.
Responsibilities: Gorge Fly Shop Team Member position is a multi-task position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Assist with the daily operations of our physical storefront, working in conjunction with other shop staff, management and owners; expertly give our customers advice on all aspects of fly fishing; actively suggest and assist customers with purchasing in shop, over the phone; cleaning and some maintenance duties. Ability to work with a computerized Point of Sale (POS) System and licensing system; Accurately count money and perform till reconciliation; Assist management and owners with maintaining proper inventory levels, processing purchase orders, receiving inventory, pricing inventory and merchandising inventory; Maintain visual merchandising presentation standards including signage and pricing; Maintain neat, clean and orderly working areas, and shop sales floor; Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned and needed.
Requirements: Must possess working knowledge of fly fishing techniques including, a variety of equipment and fly patterns; Must be a person of integrity; Must be friendly, outgoing and work well with others; Ability to perform duties with great attention to detail and good time management skills; Ability to learn quickly and easily; Must be able to Multi-task, take direction and execute with exactness in a fast-paced environment; Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision; Ability to provide exceptional customers service; Possess great written and oral communication skills; Must have some computer skills; Working knowledge of Social Media/Blogging/Photography software is a plus; Physical demands include lots of walking/standing indoor; Must be able to work weekends, some holidays, before and after closing hours; Understands and helps pursue the company’s Vision; Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
Compensation: Hourly Wage, depending on experience, and after training period a retirement plan.
Gorge Fly Shop