Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania seeks a full-time retail manager for its nature store in Pittsburgh, PA (Fox Chapel). The retail manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the nature store, including Point of Sale, merchandising, inventory management, vendor relations, staff oversight, and customer service.
Audubon's nature store specializes in bird feeding supplies, books, nature-themed gifts/decor and other outdoor related items.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of experience in retail management, staff/volunteer oversight, customer service, and knowledge of bird-feeding or nature topics and products. The position requires weekend and evening hours, and an ability to regularly lift and move items that weigh 50 pounds. 3-5 years retail management required.
Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume and salary requirements to Brian Shema, Operations Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
DATES: September 19, 2017 through October 28, 2017 (includes 1 week break mid-term, room and board provided throughout)
SALARY: $1700 - 2600 plus room and board
LOCATION: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania; program takes place at Camp Allegheny in Stoystown, Pennsylvania
OVERVIEW: This residential camp program is the core of the Fox Chapel Area School District fifth grade Environmental Ed, and Social Studies curricula. Educator duties include:
· Instructing fifth grade students in the core environment/ecology and social studies curricula
· Helping to train and oversee high school students serving as camp counselors
· Leading activity hikes, campfires, and group activities/games
· Bachelor's degree in environmental education, environmental studies, natural sciences, education or related field
· Ability to work well with all ages (upper elementary, high school, adult)
· Prior experience working with children a plus but not required
SUBMIT WITH YOUR APPLICATION:
· Cover letter
· Two references
If considered for the position, you will have to obtain and submit background reports as required by the State of Pennsylvania (fees reimbursed):
a) Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check (Act 34)
b) Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
APPLY by August 25, 2017 to:
Gabi Hughes, Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
614 Dorseyville Road
Pittsburgh PA 15238
(412) 963-6100 ext. 21
Store Associate Position Summary:
The Store Associate is responsible for providing immediate assistance to the Retail Manager in a variety of assigned tasks in preparation for and during the sales day. The Store Associate is expected to assist in providing superior customer service to our visitors, assist with product placement, operate the Point of Sale system and ensure a safe and clean retail space. The employee reports directly to the Retail Manager. Beginning wage is $10.00/hour.
Complete opening procedures
Ensure product is stocked and displayed properly
Assist customers with product selection
Assist customers with their sale using Point of Sale
Assist telephone callers and direct calls appropriately
Clean product and displays
Assist staff during special events
Work independently in the store
Other duties related to sales preparation and/or assistance as directed by supervisor
The Store Associate is required to provide his/her own personal transportation to and from the Succop Conservancy.
The appearance of our employees is an important aspect of these events, so the Store Associate may be required to conform to a specified dress code.
This position requires weekend work, and a commitment to this schedule is expected.
Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all ASWP staff, interns and volunteers
Routinely required to carry birdseed that weighs 40 lbs.
Routinely required to be on feet throughout the shift
All staff, interns and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties
Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor
Expected to report towork as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed
Expected to work independently as assigned
Expected to deliverwork standards appropriate to his/her abilities and according to the expectations of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
To apply, please contact Brian Shema, Operations Director at email@example.com