Now Hiring - New Positions Now Available

Wild Birds Unlimited of Novato is now hiring for the positions of Stocking Assistant, Sales Associate, and Assistant Manager. All positions can potentially accommodate work schedules between 10–36 hours per week according to employee availability. 

Applications can be obtained at the store or downloaded here. Applications and/or resumes may be submitted to [email protected] or in-person at our Novato location. For more information, contact Mike or Jack Gedney by phone at (415) 893-0500 or at [email protected].

 

~ General Benefits ~

  • Compensation starts at $14/hour or higher for Stocking Assistant/Sales Associate and $17 or higher for Assistant Manager depending on skills and experience

  • Monthly product allowance, staff discount, opportunity to earn free binoculars, monthly bonuses, and paid time off

  • Health insurance assistance for full-time/near-full-time employees

  • Extensive opportunities for continued education in bird identification and natural history

 

~ Position 1: Stocking Assistant ~

Primary responsibilities

  • Assist with receiving deliveries, including large loads of bird food

  • Restock sales floor, including bagging seed into smaller bag sizes

  • Prepare outgoing orders for shipment by FedEx

  • Assist with general store cleaning and maintenance

Requested qualifications

  • Ability to comfortably lift and carry 50 lbs. bags and boxes, as well as to unload large loads of many 20 lbs. bags of seed

  • Neatness and attention to detail

 

~ Position 2: Sales Associate ~

Primary responsibilities

  • Develop familiarity with birdfeeding products and birdfeeding in our area in order to provide excellent customer service related to backyard birdfeeding

  • Master point-of-sale system and myWBU online ordering platform

  • Assist with restocking sales floor and receiving incoming product deliveries

Requested qualifications

  • Comfort speaking with the public and working with computers

  • Ability to comfortably lift and carry 20 lbs. bags; comfort with 40 lbs. loads preferred

  • Basic knowledge of birds or experience feeding backyard birds. Candidates with rudimentary bird knowledge but eagerness and opportunity to practice home birdfeeding are also encouraged.

 

~ Position 3: Assistant Manager ~

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage inventory and purchasing for key product lines

  • Develop familiarity with birdfeeding hobby in order to assist sales staff in providing customer service related to backyard birdfeeding. Master point-of-sale system and myWBU online ordering platform.

  • Assist with incoming product deliveries, inventory organization, and product display

Requested qualifications

  • Sufficient comfort with numbers and computers to master inventory management tasks and use of computer retail management system. Please let us know if you have past experience with retail systems, spreadsheets, image editing, WordPress, or other relevant programs; while no specific experience is required, candidates with demonstrated experience working with computers and numbers are preferred.

  • Ability to comfortably lift and carry 20 lbs. bags; comfort with 40 lbs. loads preferred

  • Basic knowledge of birds or experience feeding backyard birds. Candidates with rudimentary bird knowledge but eagerness and opportunity to practice home birdfeeding are also encouraged.

 

Applications can be obtained at the store or downloaded here. Applications and/or resumes may be submitted to [email protected] or in-person at our Novato location. For more information, contact Mike or Jack Gedney by phone at (415) 893-0500 or at [email protected]