The outdoor activity fitter, REI has quite a large presence across the United States. With stores across more than 130 locations spread all over the country, they deal with anything you would need for your little time outdoors. Whether you are looking for some camping equipment or you want to go skiing or kayaking, the REI store will have everything you want to take out on your trip. They do not just sell goods for those planning outdoor events, but they also help to plan and organize such outdoor vacations. They also have professionals training you on courses for outdoor activities. REI began in 1938 from Seattle, Washington and the founders were the Mary and Lloyd Andersons and is actually a consumer cooperative set up by the Andersons in an effort to help the outdoor enthusiasts to get their hands on quality camping and climbing equipment at affordable prices. Later in the 1980s, REI branched out and included many new products into its catalogue emphasizing on family outdoor vacations and included bicycling, kayaking, skiing and much more. The company also specializes in clothing appropriate for the sports activities.
Minimum age to work at REI is 16 years of age. (May vary by positions.)
Mon - Sat: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Full-time, Part-time, Contract
The business plans for the REI stores are very different and distinctive in nature as it revolves around consumers. REI focuses mainly on service, very similar to the many NonProfit Organizations and very dissimilar to the other corporate companies which are after power and money. The REI careers look for candidates who are exemplary in customer service, who place the customers before everything and who are outstanding in a team based organization. The decision making is democratic among the REI employees making the place the best work environment to ask for. There are many REI jobs on offer like
Sales specialist, Cashier specialist, Customer service specialist, Floor Supervisor, Assistant manager, Store manager, Contact center representative, Cardboard clerk, Inventory control clerk, Maintenance technician, Mechanic, Production specialist, Warehouse associate, Loss prevention specialist, HR specialist, Customer Analytics analyst, Program manager, Designer, Development manager, Market outreach specialist, Market sales and product expert, Office specialist, Outreach administrator, Shipping and Receiving specialist, Stocking specialist, instructor, Advertising program manager and more.
Sales Floor Associate:
Retail Sales Manager:
There are many benefits associated with finding a job in REI. The atmosphere is friendly and the work is undaunting making it the ideal place to work in. The pay is generous and there is ample chance to grow potentially in the industry. There are volunteer programs to help the society while also helping the employees to grow emotionally, personally and professionally. Some of the benefits offered include,
REI regularly provides a variety of offers. Want to spend less to buy your favorite products? Look up the latest REI Coupons on Couponbirds.
REI has more than a 100 stores to its credit and each store comprises of a variety of sporting equipment like camping gears, hiking gears, clothing suitable for outdoor activities, kayaking equipment and more. For an employee to be able to manage the customers, they expect them to have basic knowledge of gaming and outdoor sports. If you are interested in conservation of our environment and are part of some volunteer programs in environmentalism then you will gain more points in your favor during the interview at REI. The company believes in reducing the negative impacts on our environment and a person who shows passion towards the same goal will be given much preference.
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