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Pacific Outfitters - We're Hiring!

MANAGER – Full Time Position – Eureka

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Our Pacific Outfitters team is growing! We have a management position open at our Eureka store.

Do you love spending time outdoors? Are you passionate about making outdoor activities accessible to everyone? Do you want to apply your leadership skills in a positive work environment with fellow outdoor enthusiasts? Do you have a strong sense of situational awareness and a knack for helping people feel cared for and at ease?

If yes, let’s set up an interview!

Schedule: Full-Time (40 hours per week, weekend & holiday hours are mandatory)

Compensation: starts at $20/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.

  • Learn and demonstrate all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Be able to monitor sales, customer service, and productivity
  • Support and maintain a positive work environment in line with our Company culture which fosters teamwork, accountability, transparency, initiative and leadership
  • Support the Recruiting and Hiring Program and the Employee Management and Training Programs
  • Assist management with strategies and feedback on scheduling; be able to post a schedule and make adjustments
  • Enforce the Time and Attendance Policy; monitor rest and lunch breaks
  • Enforce safety, health, and security rules at all times
  • Ensure that all departments are completing their daily checklists and projects
  • Work with Merchandising Team to maintain store’s appearance
  • Work with Buyers on inventory projects and customer requests
  • Be competent in the use of general office equipment and software; be able to perform all POS procedures
  • Provide outstanding customer service by greeting and assisting customers
  • Represent the company professionally and positively
  • Be available to work holidays, special events, and weekends.
  • 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 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.

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!

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.