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Retail Team Member 

Attention Nature and Birding Enthusiasts!!

Urban Nature Store is a leader in the Wild Birding industry. Our customers come to us for a variety of high quality wild bird and nature-related products. From food to binoculars, specialty gifts and garden accessories.

We are nature lovers and our customers rely on us for our expertise. Our customers are wild bird and nature enthusiasts and love to share their latest nature stories and photos with us.

If you share our love for the great outdoors, have a "customer first" mentality, love to learn new things and meet new people and are able to work in a fast paced, high energy environment, we would love to hear from you.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 1 year of retail or service related experience (Pet, birding or garden sector experience would be an asset)

  • An interest in wild birding

  • Strong retail merchandising skills

  • Open availability - Days, evenings & weekends.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Basic math skills as it relates to retail sales

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs bags

  • Have a reliable means of transportation to and from the store

  • Enthusiasm for learning and personal growth.

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • interacting with customers and providing superior customer service, including recommending appropriate products and demonstrating their proper usage.

  • processing transactions on a computerized POS system

  • accepting all forms of payments (cash, debit, credit)

  • processing returns and exchanges

  • assisting with the maintenance of several Google spreadsheets

  • promotion of our loyalty rewards program

  • receiving bi-weekly shipments

  • filling seed from master to smaller bags

  • maintaining a clean, organized and well-merchandised store

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $15.00-$16.00 per hour

Urban Nature Store is committed to promoting a fair and equitable selection process and workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

We thank all candidates for their interest in joining the Urban Nature Store Team, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations:
The safety of our Team Members and customers is our top priority. We have enhanced cleaning measures in place, provide hand sanitizer, masks and gloves, installed plexiglass barriers at checkout. Masks are optional for staff and customers.

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