We are hiring!

February 15, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION: Seasonal, Retail Sales Associate, to work in a fast paced, high energy, professional outfitter with a lengthy season that ranges from March through November.

PAY: Based on experience.

SUMMARY: We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable fly fisher that enjoys sharing their knowledge and passion for fly fishing with our clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide excellent customer service to our clients

Have an interest and passion for fly fishing and enjoy conversations about it

Have the ability to rig fishing gear and teach or instruct clients how to rig fishing gear as needed

Must be friendly, patient and professional with all clients

Must possess professional phone skills and be proficient with computers

Be knowledgeable of all Davidson River Outfitters Product lines and offerings

Have knowledge of local and regional fisheries

Work closely with sales associates to ensure that the guest experience is seamless

Have knowledge of all aspects of trout and smallmouth bass fishing

Assist the store manager with any duties assigned, as needed

Know DRO operating and emergency polices and operate within them

Must have cash handling experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Applicant must be availabile on weekends.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, college degree preferred

Five or more years of fly fishing experience in the area

Must be proficient in fly casting, fly fishing and all related aspects.

 

BACKGROUND:

Applicant will have to pass a federal background check consistent with current USFS regulations.

LOCATION:

Applicant must be located in the Brevard, Asheville, Hendersonville, NC area or be willing to relocate to the area.

LANGUAGE ABILITY:

Applicant must possess the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Applicant must possess the ability to write simple correspondence. Applicant must possess the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATH ABILITY:

Applicant must possess the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Applicant must possess the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:

Applicant must possess the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Applicant must possess the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Licensing, MS Word, Excel, and ability to learn new computer programs is a necessity

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should send a Resume with cover letter and references to:

info@davidsonflyfishing.com

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