Are you our next great employee?

The difference between Wild Birds Unlimited and other retailers goes far beyond what we sell. It's who we are. Enthusiasm, professionalism, informed advice and superior customer service are the hallmarks of our staff.

We are seeking a f/t Sales Associate with great retail and service skills. Someone who sees themselves as a retail professional. Working at our locally owned Wild Birds Unlimited store is an opportunity to support and educate our friendly customers about birds and nature. 

Wild Birds Unlimited helps people enjoy nature in their own backyard through quality bird feeding products, expert knowledge of wild birds, and trusted local advice. Our Sales Associates demonstrate professionalism, enthusiasm for the hobby and provide superior customer service - priority #1.

The position of Sales Associate reports to the store manager and/or owner. The primary responsibility of a Sales Associate is to provide a high energy customer experience. We provide online training for our Sales Associates and logo clothing. Associates are expected to read and understand the Product Information Handbook and over time, successfully complete the Certified Bird Ffeding Specialist Program. Having a serious interest in nature and wild birds is an asset.

We are a small speciality store. The ability to work with others on a team, be a "quick study", follow direction, and have an outgoing personality are all important considerations.

Benefits: Competitive wage; on-site parking;  employee discount; recognition and appreciation.

Job Types: Full-time Sales Associate

Application:

To apply, send your resume with a short covering letter telling us why you are "our next great employee" to [email protected] with the word, "Application" in the subject line.

Please include your answers to these questions:

  • Why are you interested in this job?
  • How many years of customer service and sales experience do you have? (3-5 years experience preferred)
  • What is your level of interest in wild birds and nature?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • What is your availability for work? (some weekend work required, no evenings)
  • Are you able to lift and carry heavy items, such as 20lb bags of bird seed?

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates whose background, qualifications and availability meets the needs of Wild Birds Unlimited Ottawa will be contacted for an interview. 

To view the job description, click on: Sales Associate Job Description.

Our goal is to provide quality products, service, expertise and a high energy shopping experience. Help customers bring nature into their own backyards and lives.The support and training that we provide to our Sales Associates will enable you to function confidently in a retail environment. We offer a competitive wage in a pleasant working environment.

Work Environment:

  • Commitment To The Hobby Of Bird feeding
  • Appreciation Of Nature
  • Interact With Great Customers
  • Positive, Professional Work Environment
  • High Standards Of Business Ethics
  • Wild Birds Unlimited Brand Products Contribute to the Store's Success

Training:

  • Complete Backyard Birdfeeding Training
  • Complete Retail Training
  • Sales Training
  • Employee Handbook
  • On-Going Training
  • Training Provided to do the Job Well

Come Join our Team!