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BIKE TECHNICIAN – Part or Full Time Position – Eureka

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Pacific Outfitters of Eureka is looking for an experienced Bike Technician. The ideal applicant is reliable, professional, and qualified to work on the bikes brands which we sell. Expect to work on a bike as part of the interview process.

Schedule: Full Time (30-40 hours per week)
Part Time (20-30 hours per week)

Weekend & holiday hours are mandatory

Prerequisites: This position requires the applicant to be 18+ year of age and able to possess a Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

To apply for this position, please download and fill out an

Employment Application 

Then email it, along with your resume, to
employment@pacificoutfitters.com
No walk-ins please.

Be an expert at the repair and care of bike products
Properly diagnose mechanical problems
Efficiently schedule repairs
Greet customers with a friendly smile
Answer phone calls from and make calls to other locations, customers and vendors
Describe and explain features, operation, and care of merchandise to customers
Prepare sales orders and work orders, using our database software
Assist your coworkers with various tasks as needed
Maintain professional working relationships with coworkers, vendors, and customers
Enthusiastically promote Pacific Outfitters’ mission of outdoor adventures and environmental stewardship
Consistently provide outstanding customer service
Follow company and departmental policies and procedures

Capable of lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
Capable of climbing up and down a ladder to reach merchandise
Able to bend and stretch
Able to reach high and low shelves
Able to navigate through racks, shelves and displays
Able to assist with moving large or bulky items
Able to stand for long periods of time
Be comfortable using hand and power tools
Keep a clean, safe workplace

Keep a clean, safe workplace at all times

Pacific Outfitters employee benefits include bonus program, sick leave, paid time off, retirement plan, and employee discounts on products, classes, adventure tours, and rentals. Medical Insurance is available to full time employees.

Who We Are

We are an outdoor sporting goods store based in Eureka, California (with a second store location in Ukiah, California). Since 1968, we’ve been committed to preparing our customers for their next adventure while also making a positive impact on people and the planet. As so much more than just a retail store, we offer:

  • Outdoor Apparel and Footwear
  • Camping Gear
  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Surf, and Full-service Dive Shop
  • Bikes & Bike Technicians
  • Firearms and Firearm Classes
  • Guided Adventure Tours (Hiking, Kayaking, SUP, & Surfing)
  • Adventure Classes (Kayaking, SUP, & Surfing)

At our core, we’re just a bunch of outdoor enthusiasts who are stoked to share our love for adventure with our customers. These are the values that guide our business every day.

Our Values

Love for Adventure: We love sharing our excitement for the outdoors with our customers. Every item in our store and every outdoor experience we lead is designed to help enhance your pursuit of adventure!

Prepared for Anything: Adventures always have an element of the unexpected. We work hard to make sure you are never unprepared for the road ahead.

Committed to Stewardship: We want to make sure our actions have a positive impact on our community and our planet. We partner with eco-conscious brands, proactively support our local community, and we take the initiative to leave our green spaces better than we found them.

Pacific Outfitters - We're Hiring!

OUTFITTER/SALES – Full Time Position – Eureka

If you love the outdoors, and have great customer service skills, we want to meet you! We look forward to hearing about the outdoor activities you like and which departments at our store are a good fit for you.

This is a full time position of 30-36 hours per week with required holiday and weekend shifts.

To apply for this position, please download and fill out an

Employment Application 

Then email it, along with your resume, to
employment@pacificoutfitters.com
No walk-ins please.

Our employees are our greatest assets! They are friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate about the outdoors. Because of this, we take the selection and hiring process very seriously.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we will consider you for the position on the basis of your employment application, prior work experience, and references. Pacific Outfitters does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Pacific Outfitters personnel are employed on an at-will basis.

Consistently provides outstanding customer service
Greets customers and ascertains what each customer wants or needs
Is able to handle multiple customers, qualify needs, asks for assistance when needed
Applies personal knowledge of outdoor sports and activities to advise customers
Describes and explains features, operation, and care of merchandise to customers
Keeps sales floor clean and organized; ensures all merchandise is in good condition, ready for sale, with correct signage and pricing
Ensures that all departmental opening/closing duties and weekly projects are completed
Promotes all events and products as directed by the Management Team
Answers phone calls, and makes calls to other locations, customers and vendors in a polite and professional manner
Familiar with all Store Policies and Procedures and is able to answer questions and demonstrate proficiency on:
Membership Benefits, Security, Inventory Processes, Phone Etiquette, Computer Usage, Customer Purchases and Returns, Special Orders, Intra-Company Transfers, Repair Work and Small Part Ordering, Warranties, Merchandise Recalls, Promotions and Marketing Events, Visual Standards
Assists Management Team and coworkers with tasks as needed
Follows all Company policies and procedures
Maintains appropriate working relationships with coworkers, vendors, and customers
Represents the Company professionally and positively
Enthusiastically promotes Pacific Outfitters’ mission of outdoor adventures and environmental stewardship

Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
Able to lift and carry up to five (5) pounds overhead to highest shelf and back down
Able to assist moving large or bulky items up to eighty (80) pounds
Able to use carts and hand trucks to move heavy items and loads
Able to bend and stretch to place and retrieve products and signs on the highest and lowest shelves
Able to navigate around clothing racks, product shelves and displays
Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
Able to climb stairs and ladders on a daily basis
Keep a clean, safe workplace at all times

Pacific Outfitters employee benefits include retirement, paid sick leave, paid time off, and employee discounts on products, classes, adventure tours, rentals and ski lifts. Medical Insurance is available to full time employees.

Pacific Outfitters - We're Hiring!

OUTFITTER/SALES – Full Time Position – Ukiah

People love Pacific Outfitters because of our employees. They add a personal touch to getting ready for outdoor adventures, helping find the best gear, giving first-hand experience on places to go play throughout Mendocino County, and helping people feel confident to try new outdoor hobbies.

We’re looking for attentive and knowledgeable people who genuinely love outfitting others. Are you an approachable team-player with a strong work ethic and sense of situational awareness? Are you in your happy place when talking about outdoor adventures or recommending the best gear?

If you answered “YES”, we want to meet you!

Schedule: Full-Time (32-40 hours per week with required weekend and holiday shifts)

Compensation: Starts at $15/hr, BOE

Prerequisites: This position requires the applicant to be 18+ year of age and able to possess a Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

To apply for this position, please download and fill out an

Employment Application 

Then email it, along with your resume, to
employment@pacificoutfitters.com
No walk-ins please.

Our employees are our greatest assets! They are friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate about the outdoors. Because of this, we take the selection and hiring process very seriously.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we will consider you for the position on the basis of your employment application, prior work experience, and references. Pacific Outfitters does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

  • Follow company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Enthusiastically promote Pacific Outfitters’ mission of outdoor adventure and environmental stewardship
  • ​​Maintain professional relationships with coworkers and customers at all times
  • Consistently provide outstanding customer service
    • Always greet customers with a friendly smile and a positive attitude
    • Assist customers with finding the right products based on their needs
    • Recommend, describe and demonstrate the use of products
  • Answer incoming phone calls
  • Use POS system to ring up purchases and returns
  • Keep sales floor clean, stocked, and organized
  • Help your coworkers with various tasks as needed
  • Capable of lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Able to assist in moving large or bulky items up to eighty (80) pounds
    • Able to lift and carry up to five (5) pounds overhead to the highest shelf and back down
    • Able to bend and stretch to place and retrieve products and signs on the highest and lowest shelves
  • Capable of climbing up and down a ladder to reach merchandise
  • Able to use carts and hand trucks to move heavy items and loads
  • Able to place and retrieve products and signs on high and low shelves
  • Able to bend and stretch as needed when retrieving products or organizing merchandise
  • Able to navigate efficiently around clothing racks, product shelves, and displays
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Keep a clean and safe workplace at all times

Pacific Outfitters employee benefits include paid sick leave, paid time off, cash rewards, retirement plan, and employee discounts on products, classes, adventure tours, rentals and ski lifts. Medical Insurance is also available to full time employees.

Who We Are

We are an outdoor sporting goods store based in Eureka, California (with a second store location in Ukiah, California). Since 1968, we’ve been committed to preparing our customers for their next adventure while also making a positive impact on people and the planet. As so much more than just a retail store, we offer:

  • Outdoor Apparel and Footwear
  • Camping Gear
  • Hunting and Fishing gear
  • Kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and accessories

At our core, we’re just a bunch of outdoor enthusiasts who are stoked to share our love for adventure with our customers. These are the values that guide our business every day.

Our Values

Love for Adventure: We love sharing our excitement for the outdoors with our customers. Every item in our store and every outdoor experience we lead is designed to help enhance your pursuit of adventure!

Prepared for Anything: Adventures always have an element of the unexpected. We work hard to make sure you are never unprepared for the road ahead.

Committed to Stewardship: We want to make sure our actions have a positive impact on our community and our planet. We partner with eco-conscious brands, proactively support our local community, and we take the initiative to leave our green spaces better than we found them.

Pacific Outfitters - We're Hiring!

Academy Instructor – Kayak

Do you want to get paid to play outside, and spend time helping others have amazing adventures in Humboldt? Do you feel at home on the water, paddling the Lagoons, the open ocean, or Humboldt Bay? Does the thought of having to work at a desk or stare at a screen all day make you feel dead inside? Are you the kind of person in your friend group always planning the next outdoor adventure or camping trip? Are you a hard worker with a great sense of humor, a healthy dose of energy, and a commitment to safety first? 

If you said “YES!” to all of these, then you’re who we’ve been looking for to be a kayaking guide for Pacific Outfitters.

Location: Our store is located in Eureka, CA, but guided tours are throughout Humboldt County

Job Type: Seasonal/Part time

Compensation: Piece Rate, based on activity

To apply for this position, please download and fill out an

Employment Application 

Then email it, along with your resume, to
employment@pacificoutfitters.com
No walk-ins please.

Who We Are

We are an outdoor sporting goods store based in Eureka, California (with a second store location in Ukiah, California). Since 1968, we’ve been committed to preparing our customers for their next adventure while also making a positive impact on people and the planet. While our roots are in the retail business, we started guided adventure tours and classes in 2013. We offer a range of guided experiences, such as:

  • Guided Kayak and Canoe Adventures
  • Guided Surfing & SUP Adventures
  • Diving Certification
  • Guided Hikes
  • Firearm Classes

At our core, we’re just a bunch of outdoor enthusiasts who are stoked to share our love for adventure with our customers. These are the values that guide our business every day.

Our Values

Love for Adventure: We love sharing our excitement for the outdoors with our customers. Every item in our store and every outdoor experience we lead is designed to help enhance your pursuit of adventure!

Prepared for Anything: Adventures always have an element of the unexpected. We work hard to make sure you are never unprepared for the road ahead.

Committed to Stewardship: We want to make sure our actions have a positive impact on our community and our planet. We partner with eco-conscious brands, proactively support our local community, and we take the initiative to leave our green spaces better than we found them.

These are the skills and tasks required to be one of our adventure guides. 

  • Must be knowledgeable about the area and the activity, prepared to safely guide clients throughout the experience
    • Must possess the requisite knowledge and training with regard to conditions at sea as well as on lakes and rivers both during summer and winter. 
    • On-the-water training on proper usage of towlines is required before leading an activity.
    • Establish a prepared and safe trip by verifying that the area is available and weather conditions are acceptable, proactively communicating with administrative staff ahead of time
  • Must be able to adequately prepared for all tours and trips
    • Prepare a lesson/float plan, 
    • Obtain a signed waiver from each Client
    • Prepare all vehicles and equipment prior to the client’s arrival
  • Must be able to guide clients through experience with approachable demeanor and safety focus
    • Review the class outline with clients, instructing them on proper technique, and explaining the communication terminology and signals used while on the water, the contingency plans for emergencies and accidents, and the hazards of the activity.
    • Be proactively attentive to all clients to ensure the best possible experience. Assist clients with launching their boat. If it’s a Client’s first time in a boat, the Instructor/Guide must provide extra instruction so that the Client’s boat doesn’t capsize when they’re first on the water. Once the Clients have successfully launched, the Instructor/Guide gives clear direction on a rally point or boundaries to congregate within while other clients launch their boats.
    • Keep the group close together and constantly checks the surroundings, Clients, and potential hazards
    • Provide clear direction on where the clients should be heading, breaking up long distances with periods of rest
    • Direct and assist clients while landing boats
  • Assist with the clean up after a tour to ensure a smooth process
    • Verify that all the gear and equipment has been returned
    • Load the gear and equipment, securing it for safe transport
    • Unload and clean all gear and equipment, staging it for easy loading for the next Activity. 
    • Any damage or loss that occurred during the trip must be notated on the Equipment Checklist, which is then turned into the manager/Safety Program Admin
    • Files all waivers, checklists, and any Incident/Injury reports for the trip
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds throughout the Activity
  • Able to assist moving large or bulky items up to eighty (80) pounds
  • Able to bend and stretch to place and retrieve items
  • Able to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Able to wear a wetsuit
  • Able to withstand cold and hot climates and poor weather conditions
  • Keep a clean, safe workplace at all times
  • Academy employee benefits include paid sick leave and employee discounts on products, classes, tours and rentals.

    Pacific Outfitters - We're Hiring!

    Academy Instructor – Surf & Swim

    Do you want to get paid to play outside, and spend time helping others have amazing adventures in Humboldt? Do you feel most alive when you’re in the water, catching a wave? Does the thought of having to work at a desk or stare at a screen all day make you feel dead inside? Do you have a high level of patience and a knack for breaking down a skill that comes naturally to you? Are you a hard worker with a great sense of humor, a healthy dose of energy, and a commitment to safety first? 

    If you said “YES!” to all of these, then you’re who we’ve been looking for to be a Surfing Instructor for Pacific Outfitters.

    Location: Our store is located in Eureka, CA, but guided tours are throughout Humboldt County

    Job Type: Seasonal/Part time

    Compensation: Piece Rate, based on activity

    To apply for this position, please download and fill out an

    Employment Application 

    Then email it, along with your resume, to
    employment@pacificoutfitters.com
    No walk-ins please.

    Who We Are

    We are an outdoor sporting goods store based in Eureka, California (with a second store location in Ukiah, California). Since 1968, we’ve been committed to preparing our customers for their next adventure while also making a positive impact on people and the planet. While our roots are in the retail business, we started guided adventure tours and classes in 2013. We offer a range of guided experiences, such as:

    • Guided Kayak and Canoe Adventures
    • Guided Surfing & SUP Adventures
    • Diving Certification
    • Guided Hikes
    • Firearm Classes

    At our core, we’re just a bunch of outdoor enthusiasts who are stoked to share our love for adventure with our customers. These are the values that guide our business every day.

    Our Values

    Love for Adventure: We love sharing our excitement for the outdoors with our customers. Every item in our store and every outdoor experience we lead is designed to help enhance your pursuit of adventure!

    Prepared for Anything: Adventures always have an element of the unexpected. We work hard to make sure you are never unprepared for the road ahead.

    Committed to Stewardship: We want to make sure our actions have a positive impact on our community and our planet. We partner with eco-conscious brands, proactively support our local community, and we take the initiative to leave our green spaces better than we found them.

    • Must have sound knowledge and experience of this surfing, both in summer and winter conditions and shall have completed at least a course on first aid.
    • Verifies that the area is available and weather conditions are acceptable, confirming with the Reservations Desk and the Client or rescheduling as needed
    • Prepares lesson / float plan
    • Verifies that all necessary equipment is present and in good condition. Missing or damaged equipment must be replaced/repaired before the Activity begins
    • Obtains a signed waiver from each Client
    • Inspects vehicles prior to use
    • Stages all of the Client’s equipment, ensuring that the gear is functional and fits properly
    • Reviews the class outline with Clients, instructing Clients on proper technique, and explaining the communication terminology and signals used while on the water, the contingency plans for emergencies and accidents, and the hazards of the Activity
    • Assists Clients with launching their board 
    • Keeps the group close together and constantly checks the surroundings, Clients, and potential hazards
    • Provides clear direction on where the Clients should be heading, breaking up long distances with periods of rest
    • Directs and assists Clients while landing
    • Verifies that all the gear and equipment has been returned
    • Loads the gear and equipment, securing it for safe transport
    • Unloads and cleans all gear and equipment, staging it for easy loading for the next Activity. Any damage or loss that occurred during the trip must be notated on the Equipment Checklist, which is then turned into the manager or Administrator
    • Files all waivers, checklists, and any Incident/Injury reports for the trip
    • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds throughout the Activity
    • Able to carry large or bulky items up to eighty (80) pounds
    • Able to bend and stretch to place and retrieve items
    • Able to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time
    • Able to wear a wetsuit
    • Able to withstand cold and hot climates and poor weather conditions
    • Keep a clean, safe workplace at all times
    • Lead Instructors must be able to perform the following:
      • 1000 yard ocean swim in less than 25 minutes, to include entering and exiting the surf zone with waves up to 6 feet. 
      • Stand up surf and body surf all wave types up to 6 feet comfortably
    • Assistant Instructors should be able to perform the following:
      • 500 yard open water swim in less than 15 minutes, may include surf zone entry / exit with waves up to 3 feet
      • Stand up surf and body surf gently cresting and white water waves up to 3 feet comfortably

    Academy employee benefits include paid sick leave and employee discounts on products, classes, tours and rentals.