Winter Backcountry Enthusiast – Retail Sales

Winter Backcountry Enthusiast – Retail Sales

Tahoe Mountain Sports
11200 Donner Pass Road E5
(530) 536-5200
About Tahoe Mountain Sports

Do you love being outside in Winter and backcountry skiing or snowboarding? How about trail running, hiking, backpacking, camping, rock climbing and nordic skiing?

Tahoe Mountain Sports in Truckee, CA is currently hiring an Outdoor Gear Specialist who will help our customers find the best products to meet their needs. We’re looking for someone who likes learning about technical gear and apparel, cares about our customers, is knowledgeable about local trails and activities, loves being outside and has a positive attitude. In winter, we specialize in gear for backcountry skiing and snowboarding, nordic skiing, snowshoeing and so much more! Our summer specialties include running, hiking, camping, backpacking and climbing. We have footwear and apparel year round to support all these activities.

We have a full backcountry rental fleet, perform custom foot bed molding and provide highly technical winter backcountry services. Bootfitting and backcountry ski/board experience is a PLUS!

We are looking for somebody to fill 3-5 days a week. Weekends and holidays required.

Primary duties will include:

Sales and rentals of outdoor gear, footwear and apparel

Learn and be able to explain detailed information about our products

Assist customers with product selection in our store, via phone, and email

Provide knowledge about outdoor activities in Tahoe and around the Sierra

Provide support for in-store merchandising

Attend in-store events and help with promotions

Scheduling is flexible but you must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Hourly Pay, DOE but generally in the $25-$30/hr range

We are open to creative scheduling that supports your active Tahoe lifestyle. Commitment to stay through end of March is a requirement. Pay for all positions will depend on experience. Tahoe Mountain Sports prides itself on paying a living wage. We like our employees happy and loyal, and we want you to be able to work and live where you play. Flexibility is a must. As a retail store we expect you to be able to work weekends and holidays. Opportunity for advancement into manager, buyer or marketing as performance dictates. Please send an email with your resume attached and a brief description on why you are the best person for the job. Please do NOT drop your resume off at the shop, only emailed inquiries will be responded to.

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