Operations Support Rep - Scottsdale, AZ

Posted Date: Apr- 7-2021

Job ID: 19829

Job Function: Outdoor Education

City: Scottsdale

State: Arizona

Store: Scottsdale Adventure Center

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What's cool about this job

This job contributes to REI’s success by supporting the efforts of the Permits Team to secure and maintain public land use permits and by directly supporting the guide team through the pre-trip processes of packing and preparing food and gear for all Multi-Day Adventure Tours. The Operations Coordinator oversees and actively participates in warehouse, kitchen, and vehicle fleet processes, to ensure all gear, food and vehicles meet safety and quality standards. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.
  • Researches, completes applications, and reviews current and new land use permits
  • Upholds compliance standards within the organization
  • Completes and submits requisite land use reporting and renewal paperwork to land management agencies
  • Coordinates operational resources (gear, vehicles and food) for multi-day adventure programs 
  • Supervises and assists with trip food and gear pack, preparation, and returns
  • Maintains accurate gear inventories
  • Maintains, repairs and/or replaces damaged equipment
  • Upkeeps warehouse and kitchen organization, cleanliness, and efficiency
  • Collaborates with staff and guide team in the creation and building process of specialized equipment
  • Shops food included on Multi-Day Tours for guide-prepared meals
  • Follows established warehouse safety guidelines

Bring your passion and expertise

The position requires an exceptional level of organizational skill with the ability to manage many different tasks, activities, and deadlines. We put a high value on quality and above all, the ability and desire to exercise accountability in all aspects of your work.
  • Functional knowledge of administrative tasks utilizing Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Ability to accurately follow directions and quickly learn new procedures
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization

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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§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.