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Employment at Hard Headed


Join our growing team at Hard Headed! Please see our current job openings below.


To apply please go to the following link: Hard Headed Application



Date Posted 6/10/2021

Gear Expert - (Sales Associate)

Full-time or Part-Time

Genuinely helpful Experts are why customers come to Hard Headed for their gear purchase. Experts are responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting sales goals, and maintaining a clean, organized, secure, and well-merchandised environment. They model core values and communicate effectively with other Experts and Management. 

Expert Service is provided by:

  • Welcoming customers, promptly offering assistance, and making polite conversation
  • Answering questions and to the best of your knowledge and researching the answers to questions you do not know
  • Actively monitoring customer behavior to facilitate expert service and loss prevention
  • Providing a personalized experience to each customer by being attentive and engaging
  • Offering to measure anyone who expresses interest in a helmet and properly introducing yourself before touching them
  • Asking qualifying questions and suggesting relevant products 
  • Offering the highest quality products and add-ons 
  • Processing transactions accurately and efficiently
  • Restocking product on the sales floor promptly, actively eliminating empty display space and rearranging merchandise to be aesthetically pleasing and easy to browse
  • Ensuring cleanliness at all times by routinely cleaning all surface areas and products
  • Handling customer complaints with a calm and professional demeanor, demonstrating empathy and following company policy, escalating issues to management as necessary
  • Maintaining an orderly stockroom
  • Maintaining updated knowledge of our products, services, and policies through staff training, clinics, and independent research (on completion of other duties)
  • Actively communicating with management regarding customer requests, product levels, inventory discrepancies, and any other issues that arise
  • Maintaining a neatly groomed appearance and abiding by the uniform policy      
  • Facilitating efficiency and accountability through compliance with systems and processes
  • Completing required documentation neatly and accurately
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum skills, experience, education and ability required:

  • Strong communication and social skills required - in person, over phone and in writing
  • Experience in relevant outdoor industries preferred
  • Basic math skills required - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Previous sales and cash handling experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand for long periods of time and move quickly and efficiently from one area to the next
  • Climb on stools and ladders, lift 5-10 pounds overhead on a frequent basis
  • From the ground, lift and carry approximately 25-50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Navigate narrow product storage areas
  • Operate a cash register and computer sales system

Miscellaneous information:

  • This is an hourly non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay
  • Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Resume Required


Competitive Pay + Commission on ALL SALES! 


  • In-Store Discounts
  • Pro-deals from you're favorite brands
  • Sales-contest

Hard Headed is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply please go to the following link: Hard Headed Application

For any questions please email [email protected]