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Retail Park Store Associate - Summer 2022

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Yellowstone Forever
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Published 29 days ago

Position: Retail Park Store Associate

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned

Reports To: Retail Store Lead

Status: Full-Time / Seasonal (April through October) / Non-Exempt

Summary Description:

Yellowstone Forever (YF) is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. Our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Yellowstone National Park through education and philanthropy. YF connects people to Yellowstone through outstanding visitor experiences and educational programs and translates those experiences into lifelong support of the park and philanthropic investment in its future. Our educational programming and products help people enhance their understanding and appreciation of the wildlife, natural wonders, and cultural history of the park. YF’s operations include Park Stores in and around Yellowstone; the Yellowstone Forever Institute, which offers in-depth educational programing for people of all ages; and a supporter program which raises funds for priority park projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Actively greet visitors and be familiar with all merchandise in order to assist customers in making purchases
  • Actively promote Yellowstone Forever’s supporter program and encourage visitors to participate by offering the opportunity to join to as many customers as possible
  • Become an advocate for Yellowstone Forever Institute and the classes and course offerings and promote them to our customers and supporters
  • Ring up sales using a Point of Sale (POS) computer system
  • Be comfortable with technology and problem solving to provide superior customer service
  • Complete daily cash reports
  • Respond to questions about the park by providing accurate information or, when necessary, referring the visitor to another source
  • Stock and clean the store and keep it held to the highest presentation standards
  • Work collaboratively with staff across the organization and cooperating partners
  • Represent Yellowstone Forever and its mission accurately and positively
  • Foster a collaborative, team-oriented environment with YF employees, volunteers and partners
  • Travel into Yellowstone, throughout the Greater Yellowstone area and other, as required
  • Other tasks as assigned by Park Store Lead and Retail Operations Territory Manager, or other designated leadership
  • Have a passion for creating and delivering a superior customer experience
  • Work collaboratively within the Yellowstone Forever organization to ensure that operations within the store are carried out in accordance with Yellowstone Forever’s procedures and standards
  • Actively greet customers and be familiar with all merchandise in order to assist customers in making purchases

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High school graduation or G.E.D.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Proficiency in using computers and internet applications
  • Ability to proficiently use a cash register and adding machine
  • Ability to accurately handle cash and complete daily closing reports
  • Ability to work at elevations approaching 8,000 feet
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Yellowstone Forever
  • Ability to sometimes work a flexible schedule, which may include nights and weekends when needed
  • Ability to lift boxes/equipment weighing up to 40 pounds (with support of lift equipment)
  • Ability to represent YF in a courteous and professional manner
  • This position involves driving YF vehicles, therefore applicants must hold and maintain a valid US driver’s license, and maintain a favorable driving record for insurance purposes
  • A satisfactory criminal background check are conditions of employment

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • POS and retail experience
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Knowledge of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Forever is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Position: Retail Park Store Associate

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned

Reports To: Retail Store Lead

Status: Full-Time / Seasonal (April through October) / Non-Exempt

Summary Description:

Yellowstone Forever (YF…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 1, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Compensation
At least USD $14
/ hour

Benefits

Working in Yellowstone National Park, First National Park!

30% discount on most items in stores

Yellowstone Employee Recreation Co-op has activities and outings for park employees

Entry into Yellowstone National Park for the duration of your employment

Spending a season surrounded by inspiring natural wonders

Working in Yellowstone National Park, First National Park!

30% discount on most items in stores

Yellowstone Employee Recreation Co-op has activities and outings for park…

Location

On-site
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA

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