EMPLOYMENT
Career opportunities at ACK

ACK is always looking for talented individuals who understand the value of customer service regardless of their position in a retail environment and who have a general passion for the great outdoors



Job Title: San Antonio Store Associate
Post Date: 2016-04-25
Number Available: 1
Job Description

Austin Canoe & Kayak is seeking a sales associate to assist with day-to-day activities in our San Antonio store. If you have a passion for the outdoors, and enjoy working in a high energy retail environment this could be the perfect job for you! This position REQUIRES a person that enjoys people and selling outdoor products. ACK does not promote or encourage aggressive selling but rather informative and helpful discussion of encouraging people to get outdoors by providing exceptional customer service.

The job primarily consists of assisting customers in store and over the phone, as well as handling Internet orders, maintaining inventory, and store upkeep. Learning and performing kayak repair and installs is a frequent task.

This is an hourly position with growth potential.

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Full time position available
  • Must be able to work weekends.** Note: Store Hours are M-F 10 a.m. - 6p.m. SAT-SUN 10 a.m.- 5 p.m .
  • great leadership skills
  • attention to detail--customer service skills
  • ability to effectively multi-task
  • love of the outdoors
  • retail experience
  • Canoe or kayaking experience is a plus
  • fishing experience preferred but not required
  • excellent organizational skills
  • ability to lift 70 lbs. on their own
  • handy with tools
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

    If interested in the position, please reply with your resume and a brief description of your kayaking/outdoor experience.

    You can also stop by our location with your resume and fill out an application Monday- Friday 10am-5pm.

    ACK - San Antonio
    12746 Cimarron Path #152
    San Antonio, Texas 78249


    Job Title: Austin Store Assistant Manager
    Post Date: 2016-03-15
    Number Available: 1
    Job Description

    Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is seeking an Assistant Manager to assist with day-to-day activities in our Austin, TX store. If you have a passion for the outdoors, and enjoy working in a high energy retail environment this could be the perfect job for you! This position requires a person that enjoys people and selling outdoor products in a low-pressure sales environment.

    Daily tasks include assisting customers in store and over the phone, as well as picking/packing/shipping Internet orders as needed, maintaining inventory, and general store upkeep. Learning and performing kayak repair and installs is another requirement of the position. This is an salaried position with great growth potential.

    Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Must be able to work weekends.
  • Great leadership skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
  • Love of the outdoors
  • Retail experience
  • Canoe or kayaking experience is required
  • Fishing experience preferred but not required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs. on their own
  • Ability to work with hand tools

    If interested in the position, please reply with your resume and a brief description outlining why you would be a great candidate for this position highlighting your outdoor experience. You can also stop by our location with your resume and fill out an application weekdays 10 AM - 7 PM and weekends 10 AM - 5 PM.

    Apply in person (9705 Burnet Rd #102 Austin, TX 78758) or via email

    Required experience:

    • Retail: 1 year
    • Management: 1 year



    Job Title: Customer Relationship Manager
    Post Date: 2016-01-29
    Number Available: 1
    Job Description
    Join our award-winning team! You will be responsible for a customer interface including but not limited to sales, product inquiries and order status. Maintains a customer-centric attitude while working with our Warehouse to quickly and accurately fulfill orders. Requires an understanding of Warehouse Operations, Customer Service and Inventory Management. Candidates should strive in a fast-paced environment and be willing to adapt to a flexible work schedule.

    Required Skills:
    • Extremely strong organizational abilities
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to follow set processes
    • Consistently meet strict deadlines
    • Superior verbal and written communication

    Ideal Candidates will meet most or all of the following requirements:
    • Flexible schedule including weekends
    • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently
    • High School Diploma or equivalent; College degree preferred
    • 2 yrs. experience in a customer service or a similar position
    • Pass a drug screen and background check

    Other experience that is helpful:
    • Outdoor and/or kayaking enthusiast

    AustinKayak.com offers full benefits including: Paid Medical, Dental, 401k matching, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation, as well as employee discounts on gear and services.
    Candidate should apply in person. If you cannot apply in person please submit a resume.

    Application times are:
    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Application location: 3106 Longhorn Blvd., Austin, TX 78758

    Do not contact our store locations for information.


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    Qualified candidates that meet our requirements will be contacted for interviews. Please do not contact any one of our stores or customer service concerning any of these postings.
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