Sporting Goods Associate at Stock+Field in Portage, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Sporting Goods Associate

Department: Store Operations

Reports To: Store Manager / Assistant Store Manager

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Stock+Field is a premier farm, home, and outdoor retailer committed to offering a mix of mission-critical, quality products and exclusive offers at competitive prices. Originally founded in 1964 as Big R Stores, the company has grown to more than 25 stores across IL, IN, OH, and WI. In addition to competitive wages, an extensive benefits package is offered for our full-time associates. Our part-time associates have access to voluntary benefits, retirement plan options, paid vacation, employee discount and an employee assistance program.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Provide prompt and courteous customer service centered around meeting the customers needsEnsure that the salesfloor is maintained in a neat, clean, and organized mannerPresent merchandise that is accurately priced and frontedReplenish product availability by merchandising new and existing freightMaintain efficient and organized stock roomPromote sales by building creative displays, showcasing seasonal product availability and valueMonitor and rotate date sensitive product to ensure timely sell throughFoster a safe and productive work environment for associates and customersDiligent in protecting company assetsFollow all SOP guidelines and company policiesComplete 4473 and Acquisition and Disposition paperwork with 100% accuracyEnsure firearms are displayed and handled appropriatelyComplete accurate daily firearm countOther duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Meets age requirements to sell firearms (21years of age in IL,18 years of age in MI, OH, IN, WI)Possess valid FOID card in IL to sell firearmsLegally allowed to sell firearmsBasic knowledge in firearms, fishing, and other outdoor activitiesKnowledge of Federal/State firearms and hunting lawsBasic Computer KnowledgeReading, Comprehension and Writing Skills

Preferred Qualifications

High school Diploma or equivalentPrevious retail experienceAge 18 or older in Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, and OhioAge 21 or older in IllinoisNot a felon, or a felon whose rights to possess firearms has been restored (requires passing deeper background check than standard)Illinois residents only: possess a valid FOID card

Personality and Relational Skills

Expresses a desire for learning and growthBuilds relationships with a variety of personality typesCommunicates clearly through speech and writingAlways demonstrates a professional attitude with customers and co-workers, including during high pressure situationsPays close attention to details and learns from mistakesSeeks out work to be done and does not wait for work to be assignedSolves problems with minimal supervision
Identifies and makes suggestions to improve processesCustomer Service focusedPerforms as a team player

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.The position does require frequent lifting of merchandise.It is expected that the employee lift safely, using proper body mechanics and lifting devices. When lifting heavy items, up to 50 pounds, a team lift may be required.