Employment Opportunites

Sigge's has set the bar in the Nordic ski industry for subject matter expertise and providing amazing customer experience. As the leading specialty cross-country ski retailer in the Pacific Northwest, our customers have come to expect a lot from us and we expect a lot from our staff as a result. We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated, organized individuals, for whom going above and beyond the call of duty comes naturally. Sigge's employees come to work on time every day, ready to share their positive energy and upbeat attitude with our customers. If it sounds like we're writing your bio right now, please read on! If you are qualified and interested in applying for one of our positions please email your resume and cover letter to employment opportunities.

Assistant Manager

Summary: the Assistant Manager is responsible for working with Sigge’s management to achieve operational goals and standards. The Assistant Manager provides support to the Store Manager by focusing on the administrative and Human Resources aspects of the management role

Commitment:

  • Full-time Seasonal from September 1st to April 30th
  • 5 days per week, minimum 40hrs/week, with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off
  • Must work all stat holidays, with the exception of December 25th and January 1st

Qualifications:

  • Must be a cross-country skier
  • Post­ secondary education: university/college degree, designations, or diploma in related field
  • 2+ years experience in retail management
  • First Aid training is an asset

Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Energy & Stress Management
  • Decision Making & Judgement
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability & Dependability
  • Customer Experience Focus

Job Description:

  • Provide expert advice to customers in all areas of the store
  • Maintain a positive and energetic work environment
  • Report staff hours to Payroll and respond to inquiries
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training retail sales staff as required
  • Advise Store Manager on staffing needs and HR issues
  • Assist Store Manager with duties and tasks, including responding to incoming email, and assuming the role of SM role during absence
  • Facilitate clear communication between retail floor staff and management
  • Schedule Product Knowledge sessions with various sales representatives
  • Proactively build and maintain customer relationships
  • Ensure that newly ­received product is stocked in a timely manner

Work Conditions:

  • Indoor retail setting; must work on feet for long periods of time
  • Overtime may be required during busy periods
  • Required to work occasional on/off­site promotional events, including evenings and weekends

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary $1,750 plus 4% vacation pay, paid semi-monthly
  • Total Salary from September 1st to April 30th, $28,000 plus 4% vacation pay
  • Monthly bonus program
  • 30% discount on regular in-store retail pricing
  • Access to Supplier Staff Deals
  • Free skiing at Cypress Nordic Area

 

Full-Time Retail Sales Team Member

Commitment: Full-time candidates will commit to the entire ski season (October 15th – March 15th), will work a minimum of 40 hours per week, and will be available to work weekends and through the busy holiday period. In return, Sigge’s will guarantee full-time staff 40 hours per week of paid employment for the entire season.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a cross-country skier
  • A minimum of 2 years retail sales or related customer service experience
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills
  • Prepared to work as part of a cohesive team
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage a multitude of tasks in a busy, fast-paced working environment

Job Description: Customer service representative, engaging customers both in the store and on the telephone in an attentive, friendly and informative manner. Specific tasks will include the following: customer service, product education, processing transactions, restocking, visual merchandising, and general housekeeping such as emptying garbage cans and vacuuming.

Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour based on experience and periodic performance evaluations.

Benefits

  • 30% Discount on all regular priced in store items
  • Access to Supplier Staff Deals 
  • Complimentary skiing at the Cypress Nordic Area
  • Free personal usage of Sigge's Rental Equipment including classic recreational packages, skating performance packages and snowshoes

 

Part-Time Retail Sales Team Member

Commitment: Part-time candidates will commit to the entire ski season (October 15th - March31st), will work a 16-24 hours per week, and will be available to work weekends and through the busy holiday period.

Qualifications

  • Must be a cross-country skier
  • A minimum of 2 year retail sales or related customer service experience
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills
  • Prepared to work as part of a cohesive team 
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage a multitude of tasks in a busy, fast-paced working environment

Job Description: Customer service representative, engaging customers both in the store and on the telephone in an attentive, friendly and informative manner. Specific tasks will include the following: customer service, product education, processing transactions, restocking, visual merchandising, and general housekeeping such as emptying garbage cans and vacuuming.

Compensation: $14 to $16 per hour based on experience and periodic performance evaluations.

Benefits

  • 20% Discount on all regular priced in store items
  • Access to Supplier Staff Deals 
  • Complimentary skiing at the Cypress Nordic Area
  • Free personal usage of Sigge's Rental Equipment including classic recreational packages, skating performance packages and snowshoes

 

Ski Technician

SummarySigge’s Ski Technicians maintain our standard of excellence and expertise in ski preparation & waxing, binding installations, repairs, and all other equipment services. They assist customers with the selection of merchandise by providing friendly, knowledgeable service and may often be needed in multiple areas of the store.

Commitment:

  • Part-time Seasonal from October 15th to March 15th
  • 20-40 hours per week, 3-5 days per week, flexible based on order volume

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Mechanically inclined with familiarity with safe operation of hand tools
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Continual learning through on-the-job training and Product Knowledge sessions

Job Description:

  • Greet customers and identify their needs
  • Demonstrate, fit, or measure merchandise for customers
  • Bind, wax, and repair cross-country ski equipment for customer use
  • Advise customers on how to care for and use products
  • Stock shelves and create displays
  • Answer phones and direct calls
  • Be aware of current sales promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and store security practices
  • Be committed to achieving sales goals
  • Manage and maintain rental fleet

Work Conditions:

  • Retail store setting and workshop environment
  • Will be required to work on feet for long periods of time
  • Evenings and weekends are required
  • May be required to work occasional on/off-site promotional events, including evenings and weekends

Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour based on experience and periodic performance evaluations.

Benefits:

  • 20% Discount on all regular priced in store items
  • Access to Supplier Staff Deals
  • Complimentary skiing at the Cypress Nordic Area
  • Free personal usage of Sigge's Rental Equipment including classic reacreational packages, skating performance packages and snowshoes
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