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Seasonal Visitor Center/Mountain Bookstore Staff

Part Time, Seasonal

Hawk Mountain is looking for an outgoing person who enjoys nature and helping the public!

Part-time/Seasonal staff must be able to work 2-4 eight hour shifts (weekend and holidays required) August through December, depending upon weather and business demands.

Principal Duties

  • Greet visitors in a welcoming and friendly manner and accurately answer visitor inquires to ensure a positive experience
  • Process trail fees and merchandise accurately on bookstore POS system
  • Accurately perform opening and closing procedures of facility and cash register
  • Promote and sell memberships
  • Communicate effectively with public, staff, volunteers, and vendors
  • Accurately interpret Sanctuary information and history to visitors
  • Stock sales floor and storage shelves with merchandise
  • Create and receive Purchase Orders
  • Answer multi-line telephone system
  • Process on-line, telephone, and mail orders
  • Accurately register groups, program participants, and campground users
  • Act as point of contact in emergency situations
  • Coordinate and oversee volunteer assignments
  • Complete tasks as assigned by Bookstore Manager

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate
  • Must be available weekends and holidays
  • Prior retail experience helpful
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to pass criminal background check
  • Knowledge of songbirds/raptors and natural history helpful
  • Conservation/Outdoor recreation interest
  • First Aid training
  • Familiarity with optics helpful

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand up to eight hours per day
  • Ability to bend, twist, stretch, and squat
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to walk short distances on uneven or rocky terrain
  • Ability to handle stressful situations

To apply, email resume and letter of interest to Bookstore Manager MT Grob at grob@hawkmountain.org.

Baldrige Assets, Oct 9