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Job Title:

Sales Associate [Sporting Goods and Power Equipment]

Job Post ID:



Buchheit of Centralia

Posted Until:



Discussed at interview




Other Shift


Full/Part Time



Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Sales associates work closely with customers and provide them with product knowledge in terms of features, warranties, special discounts or deals, and any additional information about the product. They should maintain the visual appearance of the store by managing store displays and keep up with trends and competition. Retail sales associates are expected to create and maintain a long-term relationship with the customers in order to achieve sales goals and represent the store in a positive manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Greet customers, determine their needs/wants, and recommend merchandise
2. Advise customers on utilization and care of merchandise, as needed
3. Answer any customer questions or concerns in a prompt and friendly manner
4. Adhere to federal, state, and local regulations and procedures relative to the sales of firearms
5. Contact customers, when necessary, to follow-up on orders
6. Stock and recover merchandise
7. Keep work area clean and organized
8. Operate pallet jacks and forklifts, as needed
9. Ensure proper signage is in place throughout assigned department
10. General use of computer to check prices and inventories
11. Adhere to Loss Prevention, inventory control, and compliance procedures
12. Create special orders, as needed
13. May operate forklift or industrial truck to assist in loading, unloading, or moving merchandise and materials
14. Safety awareness of anything in store that may be hazard to employees or customers
15. Promptly handle any customer complaints, questions, or concerns in a professional and friendly manner
16. Bring in carts from outside
17. Additional duties, as assigned

Job Requirements:

Position Requirements:
1. Must have a friendly and outgoing personality
2. Must possess strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
3. Basic computer skills
4. General knowledge of firearms is required
5. General knowledge of hunting, fishing, and archery equipment is preferred
6. Ability to meet Federal requirements for handling and processing firearm transactions
7. General knowledge of outdoor power equipment is preferred
8. Must be able to work a flexible schedule
9. Ability to:
• Effectively communicate with customers, in-person and over the phone
• Multi-Task
• Maintain a pleasant and calm disposition under stress
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions
• Demonstrate initiative and effective problem-solving skills within the scope of the position

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein represent those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with a “legal” disability to perform the essential functions of this position. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.


• Team Member Discounts
• 401K Match
• Medical, Vision, Dental
• Vacation & Holiday Pay
• Wellness Program

Company Information

Welcome to Buchheit! That's the first thing you will hear when you walk into one of our eight Midwest stores! A warm and friendly greeting will be the beginning of an ultimate shopping experience. Whether you are looking for building materials to start your new dream home, supplies for your latest home project or just need a few things for around the farm, you'll find it at Buchheit. Anything you can imagine, you'll find at Buchheit plus much more!

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