Bellevue Activity Center Specialist - PT $20.00/hr - Seasonal

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Posted Date
04-20-2022
Job ID
24343
Job Function
Outdoor Education
REI City
Bellevue
REI State
Washington
REI Location
Co-op Boathouse - Meydenbauer Bay Park
Remote Eligible
No
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What's cool about this job
Do you want to help others play outside for a living? Are you thinking to yourself, what could be better? Great news! REI is currently hiring Activity Center Specialists! REI Activity Centers are a place where people can learn the basics needed to embark on a new adventure, rent the necessary gear, or plan their adventures. In this role, you will provide the rental gear and guidance to REI members and customers for activities which may include Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddle boarding, as well as social outings and events. Combine your passion with your work. 

Responsibilities for this position include: 
  • Supports customers by responding to rental, product, and REI service questions, general inquiries and customer feedback. 
  • Supports customers in the selection and use of rental equipment. Provide basic information on safety, weather, navigation and equipment use. 
  • Ensures that rental items are clean, functioning, and in safe working condition prior to giving them to customers and ensures repairs are made to equipment as needed. 
  • Processes customer reservations and rental paperwork accurately and efficiently; requests deposits according to guidelines and processes transactions. 
  • Effectively helps to prepare the location and maintains and stocks work areas making sure all items are accurately priced. 
  • Works with management, Supervisor and Activity Center Leads to maintain visual standards. 
  • Promotes the sale and rental of REI goods and services as well as engaging in the steps of REI’s Sales and Service Training. 
  • Ensure a fantastic experience for our customers on the water! 
Bring your passion and expertise
Do you thrive in the outdoors and want to help others do the same? REI’s outdoor experiences and activity centers provide entry-level to intermediate-level outdoor education, recreation and rental programs. 

Here are the skills and experience levels we look for in our Activity Center Specialists: 

  • Previous, retail, rental facility, or outdoor programs experience preferred. 
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals. 
  • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI. 
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems. 
  • Weekend availability (Thurs - Sun), assisting with movement of up to 35lb Kayaks.  Work environment is waterfront to boathouse, CPR preferred.  
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.