Full-Time Sales Associate - Outdoor Gear Store

Alpine Start Outfitters - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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We're looking for an outgoing individual with a passion for the outdoors and a love for the products that help us while we're out there. The ideal candidate has a sincere interest in gaining in-depth knowledge and experience in fitting hiking boots. The ideal candidate also shows promise for potential movement into higher-responsibility positions.

*Applications without a cover letter will absolutely not be considered.*

Retail experience is a plus, but not necessary. Outdoor experience with gear knowledge is preferred.

Feel free to respond directly to this job post with your well-written resume and cover letter, however a more direct approach for serious applicants would be to email us your resume and cover letter to the service email on our website, or come in-store at 68 West Broadway to have a chat with our team!

The Nitty Gritty:

We're looking for someone to start full-time hours.

Job Description:

  • Welcomes customers by greeting them; offering them assistance;
  • Directs customers by escorting them to racks and counters; suggesting items;
  • Advises customers by providing information on products;
  • Helps customer make selections by building customer confidence; offering suggestions and opinions;
  • Offers in-depth boot and backpack fittings and ensures a perfect fit
  • Documents sales by creating or updating customer profile records;
  • Processes payments by totalling purchases; processing cash, and store gift cards/credit cards;
  • Keeps clientele informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest;
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
  • Makes an effort to stay updated with current and new product knowledge

The Perks:

  • In addition to the basic remuneration, a commission structure is currently in place as a team-based system.
  • In-Store discounts and access to “Pro Deals” through dealer Pro Portals, giving access to steep discounts on select outdoor apparel and gear
  • Annual Staff Hike and Christmas Party

Other Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company events & social hours

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.60 /hour


  • Casual Dress
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Store Discount


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
- Plastic shield is installed on the counter
- We are providing facial masks to customers who are not wearing masks
- Facial masks are provided to employees daily
- Hand sanitizer is available
- Accepting customers at limited capacity


  • retail sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • outdoor: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No