Join one of the fastest growing kayak retailers in the nation!

Part Time Sales Associate - Austin, TX

Waterways USA, is looking for a part-time energetic customer service-oriented store associate. The position will be primarily focused on assisting customers with the purchase of kayaks and accessories which will include everything from educating the customer to processing sales. It is important that the person applying for this job is comfortable working alone juggling multiple customers. In addition, we are seeking a highly dependable and punctual individual as they will be opening and closing the store on their assigned work days. Some kayaking or kayak fishing experience is a major plus. This position has the potential to grow to a higher level full-time position as we get into the busier months of the year.

Start Date: ASAP
Pay: Hourly - to be determined depending on experience
Hours: Part Time (Some weekends)

The Austin store offers sales, rentals, and installation. In addition to kayaks, kayak and kayak fishing accessories, adventure gear such as coolers, apparel and waterproof dry bags are offered. The store also serves as a distribution center for independent regional dealers selling the same brands.

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for opening and closing on their assigned days
  • Customer service support in store and by phone 
  • Inventory (truck) receiving assistance
  • In-store Point of Sale processing
  • General upkeep and cleaning (inside and outside)
  • May also assist with events, marketing, etc. and other duties not listed

Required Education and Experience

  • At least one year experience in a retail environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of kayaking – terminology is most important
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Highly dependable and punctual is extremely important!
  • Comfortable working under minimal supervision
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs without assistance and up to 120lbs with assistance

Welcomed Experience (Not required but helpful)

  • Fishing, boating or kayaking experience
  • Capable with tools - offering boat accessory installations/repairs

Application Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Resume, along with a minimum of three professional references
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Background check (will require Social Security Number)

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