Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.
At Academy Sports + Outdoors, our Purpose is to make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoors. With a passion for both field and stream, the Fishing & Hunting Sales Team Member is responsible for helping customers navigate the abundance of choices Academy has to offer. By suggesting products based on activity, price point, and other preferences the Fishing & Hunting Sales Team Member provides a premier customer experience. Through this important work, the Fishing & Hunting Sales Team Member impacts customer satisfaction, store profitability, and Academy's Purpose.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
Work Experiences: Previous related work experience preferred.
Excellent customer service orientation.
Ability to connect, build rapport and engage with our customer base that bonds with friends, family and community though the challenge of sports and outdoors pursuits.
Effective problem solving and communication with customers and team members.
Ability to execute multiple tasks with superior organizational skill and detail orientation
Read, interpret and follow documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, plan-o-grams and procedure manuals.
Proficiently use basic mathematical computations and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form.
Must meet federal and state requirements for selling and procession firearms transactions.
Must meet requirements to qualify to obtain/maintain FOID card (Illinois only).
Provide prompt and friendly service to all customers.
Drive sales through exceptional customer service skills, sales techniques and store knowledge to connect customers with the right products.
Zone fishing, hunting and outdoor merchandise.
Support customers in all segments of fishing and hunting with requests such as SKU or price lookups.
Read, understand and follow company policies, procedures and safety rules.
Process firearm sales in compliance with federal and state law, including properly completing ATF Form 4473 and conducting background checks.
Required to complete Firearms Sales Certification training.
Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior.
Required to learn and follow company policies, procedures and safety rules.
Duties may change and team members may be required to perform other duties or roles as assigned.
Physical Requirements & Attendance
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Constantly stand, walk, reach, handle, use repetitive motions (hand/wrist/fingers), feel and lift up to 20 pounds.
Frequently stoop, crouch, use fingers, grasp, push, pull, talk, hear and lift up to 21 to 40 pounds.
Occasionally required to sit, climb, balance and lift 41 to 60 pounds.
Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.