photo credit: Wild Birds Unlimited of Yorktown

JOIN OUR TEAM– Backyard Bird Feeding Specialist

Nature lovers welcome! If you love nature and would enjoy helping people enjoy their backyards and the hobby of backyard bird feeding, consider an opportunity with our locally managed Wild Birds Unlimited of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

We are excited about birds, nature and PEOPLE and are committed to creating a retail experience to share that enthusiasm. As part of our team you will enjoy an environment that is professional and fun, with an emphasis on continued learning. Our team makes a difference!

We have an opening for a Backyard Bird Feeding Specialist to work 20-30 hours per week. Weekend and holiday availability is required for consideration.

Candidate requirements include:

Great communication and customer service skills a must
Enthusiasm for helping people learn about backyard birds and bird feeding
Interest in nature and back yard birds
Aptitude for creative thinking and problem solving
Attention to detail, positive attitude and willingness to continually learn and improve
Solid computer skills; ability to learn and accurately operate our computerized point-of-sale system
Ability to lift and carry seed bags (40 lbs) for our customers – a foundation of our service!
Ability to work in a fast-paced setting and spend extended periods (8+ hours) of time on your feet
Weekday, weekend and holiday availability; Backyard Bird Feeding Specialists will be required to work during our peak busy periods, including weekends and holiday

Responsibilities include:

Customer Experience (Job 1!): Listening to and working with our customers to ensure they have an exceptional experience. This includes carrying a customer’s seed bag(s) or other purchases to their car
Product and Hobby Knowledge: We carry a vast and varied inventory and it’s critical that our team members have a solid working understanding of our products and how each can help our customers better enjoy the hobby of backyard bird feeding. It is expected that all team members will take a “continued learning” approach to their job at WBU of Fort Wayne.
Inventory Management: Keeping shelves fully stocked and neat and clean, receive and stock newly arrived product and break down large bags of seed into smaller sized bags

We offer:

Bird, hobby, product and sales training needed to excel at your job
Positive, collaborative work environment
Competitive wage and employee discount
You will find an application HERE. A completed application is required for consideration. Please submit your application and resume to [email protected] or drop it off at the store. We look forward to hearing from you!