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Seasonal Retail Sales Associate/Cashier

Kananaskis Outfitters
Kananaskis, AB
$16.50–$20.00 an hour - Temporary, Seasonal, Full-time


Kananaskis, AB

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  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Full job description

Seeking outgoing nature lovers with friendly smiles to work our shop for the 2024 Spring/Summer season!

This role starts in mid-May and ends in mid-September (negotiable) with full time hours during our high season.

Kananaskis Outfitters is an independently owned outdoor shop in the Kananaskis Village. We carry a variety of mountain lifestyle clothing and accessories along with a seasonal assortment of rental gear and guided activities. During the warmer months, we rent mountain bikes, canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards. When the snow flies, we rent snowshoes, xc skis, ice skates and fat bikes.

Surrounded by a majestic mountain playground with year round adventures, we collaborate as a small close-knit team to provide our customers and clients with an enjoyable and memorable experience on and off the trails.

In the Shop…

Join our team as a Retail Sales Associate! You'll play an essential role in creating memorable experiences for our customers by:

  • Providing excellent customer service - friendly, courteous and professional
  • Walking the retail floor while observing, conversing, and engaging with customers
  • Efficiently selling merchandise, rental gear and tours
  • Outfitting customers with appropriate rental equipment and instruction of use
  • Providing clients with accurate trail information and directions for the local area
  • Performing basic maintenance on rental equipment
  • Arranging retail window and table displays along with overall shop presentation
  • Organising and restocking of inventory
  • Accurately receiving, inspecting, and inputting new shipments
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the shop and various storage areas
  • Responding to phone and email inquiries in a timely manner
  • Physical working environment (walking, stair climbing, safely lifting gear…)
  • and a variety of additional tasks and projecting

Ideal Qualities…

  • Great customer service skills
  • Enjoy working and engaging with people
  • Keen to collaborate and cooperate on a small dynamic team
  • Efficiently multitask in a high paced environment
  • Self-starter with initiative and can work independently
  • Organised with careful attention to detail
  • Dependable with good time management
  • Flexible and adaptable in an ever changing environment


  • Class 5 licence and your own vehicle

Note: The Kananaskis Village is located a 45 minute drive to the nearest Town of Canmore or Cochrane and a 1 hour drive to the City of Calgary.

The Perks...

  • Room available for $550/month + utilities
  • Meals are available at the onsite cafeteria for $5 a meal.
  • Access to all of our rental gear to aid in your explorations!
  • Amazing deals on Patagonia, Tentree, Kuhl, Fjallraven and many more.
  • Partner perks with discounts on horseback riding, caving, rafting, and more.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 4-6 months

Salary: $16.50-$20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 24 – 44 per week


  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Day range:

  • Every Weekend
  • Holidays

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift

Work setting:

  • Apparel store
  • Specialty store

Application question(s):

  • Do you have your own vehicle?


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • customer service / sales: 1 year (preferred)


  • Class 5 Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-04-05
Expected start date: 2024-05-13