Pursuit Maligne Valley Retail Associate

(Summer 2023)
Pursuit Collection
76 Connaught Dr, Jasper, AB
$16.50 an hour - Full-time, Seasonal

Job details

$16.50 an hour
Job type
The starting wage for this position is $16.50 / hour.
What will be your daily pursuit?:
To deliver an exceptional retail experience through proactively engaging our guests and sharing your passion for our products and services!

What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
The Maligne Lake and Canyon gift shops are renowned in the Rockies for their eclectic offerings of quality goods and clothing. This is a sales-oriented position with a focus on proactive guest interaction, hospitality, and product knowledge for both retail and our other Pursuit services.

Sales associates are responsible for:

Upholding our high standards of hospitality, merchandising, and display
Providing exceptional hospitality to our guests in the form of in-depth product knowledge and general retail assistance
Keeping the sales floor and storage areas clean and organized
Applying upselling and cross selling techniques to meet weekly, monthly and annual sales targets
Working closely with the retail inventory team to ensure all product counts and merchandizing are being effectively and accurately accounted for
Upholding the high standard of environmental stewardship expected for all employees
Restocking the sales floor, ensuring all product displays are to expected levels of presentation and for anticipated business volume
Taking a genuine interest in the guest and identifying needs
Operating the point-of-sale system with accuracy and efficiency
Responsible handling of cash, credit cards and completion of cash out procedures
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Previous retail experience an asset
Hospitality-oriented mindset and a passion for delivering memorable experiences
Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated
Enjoy working with a diverse team in a busy, fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills
Second language an asset
Enthusiastic and out-going personality, ability to use this to engage with guests
Cash handling experience
Able to take initiative on restocking, re-merchandising, and regular cleaning duties
Must meet the organization grooming and appearance standards
To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
What will your work environment be like?:
This fun seasonal position runs immediately until October 2023!
Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.
EEO Information: Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.