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Outfitter

 

Posted by Zion Adventures on 02/13/2020


Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike, Outdoor

Job Categories: Customer Service, Education - Outdoor, Guide, Merchandising, Operations, Outdoor Education, Retail - Sales

Company Type: Gym/Outfitter, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Service, TravelandTourism

State: UT

City: Springdale

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year


Contact Name: Jon Ritze

Contact Phone: 4357721001

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $10-20,000/year

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles


Job Description & Requirements

Zion Adventure Outfitter

Application Deadline: February 18th, 2020 for positions starting March 2nd, 2020

People focused, outdoor enthusiasts. Zion Adventures was founded on the idea that with access to accurate information and the correct equipment, any visitor can have a truly life-changing experience in Zion National Park - regardless of background, experience, or individual goals. More than two decades later, Outfitting staff continues in this foundational role - helping visitors connect with Zion by taking the time to listen, understand customer needs, and meet each individual on their level. Outfitters are engaging, authentic, caring individuals with a passion for the outdoors and a desire to serve others. An intrinsic drive to work hard is mirrored in an approach to recreation and a desire to know Zion National Park through hiking, canyoneering, rock climbing, and cycling. This appetite for exploration and recreation coupled with a desire to help others is what makes our Outfitting staff the premier resource for visitors looking to experience, and know Zion National Park.

A broad spectrum of visitors results in a wide variety of visitor inquiries and requests. From taking reservations for guided trips and gear rentals, to providing information on canyon conditions and climbing route grades, to helping customers find the right fit on footwear or recommending a place for dinner, Outfitters do it all! This productive, close-knit team helps hundreds of customers each day all while keeping a close eye on the details to ensure that our equipment and customer service meet the highest possible standard. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating meaningful and helpful conversations with customers
  • Informing customers about retail products
  • Building an impressive knowledge base of the roads, hikes, canyons, and hidden secrets of Zion National Park and the surrounding area on personal time
  • Offering expertise on local recreation opportunities and logistics
  • Helping connect clients with guided trips and other Zion activities
  • Outfitting visitors with rental footwear, dry gear, bikes, and backpacking equipment
  • Checking out customers at the cash register
  • Checking in, cleaning, and repairing rental equipment
  • Taking reservations for rental equipment, guided trips, and trailhead shuttles
  • Communicating professionally with customers via phone, email, and in-person
  • Answering visitor questions

Qualifications:

  • Age Requirements: Positions with driving duties require minimum insurance age of 23 with valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Passion for helping people and commitment to serving others
  • Dedication to learning and teaching
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Engaging, outgoing personality
  • Enjoys creating order in chaotic environments
  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills
  • Computer competency 

Position Details:

  • Compensation: starting pay is $13.00/hr
  • Employment dates: March 2nd- November 29th
    • Opportunities for year-round work may be available
  • Regular work schedule: 4-5 days per week, 32-40 hrs/week.
  • Combo Positions: many Outfitters work combo positions where some of their regular work week is spent as a Trailhead Shuttle Driver or an Assistant Guide.

 Freedoms

  • Free use of company rental gear for personal recreation days  
  • Free tuition for all Zion Adventures trips and courses
  • Pro-purchase opportunities from most outdoor equipment manufacturers
  • A truly astounding clientele, from all ages, places, and walks of life
  • Work in an engaging, active environment with others who share a passion for experience and outdoor adventure

 

To Apply

Apply online

Application Closing Date:
2/18/20
Application Contact Email: 

About Zion Adventures

Since 1996 we have been Zion National Park's premiere outfitters, educators, and guides - helping visitors experience Zion like no one else can.  We embrace the opportunity to connect visitors with adventure in the area which extends to many realms. This includes guided trips in canyoneering, rock climbing, mountain biking, 4X4 Overland tours, hiking and backpacking.  Our rental and retail store specializes in equipping visitors with anything they may need to better enjoy the area from friendly knowledgable staff.  We rent out equipment for the Zion Narrows as well as other slot canyon adventures requiring specialized cold water equipment and help assist bicyclists with bike rentals, and information to enjoy the park on two wheels.  We are passionate about providing an exceptional level of service to others and strive for excellence in everything that we do.