We’re Crazy Busy, So We’re Hiring!

Team Leader – Pawn Clerk

Kelowna’s leading pawn shop has a team leader opening!  If you’re professional, performance driven and work well in a team you could have a new career.  Viewers of PAWNSTARS will know how diverse and interesting this industry can be. If you relish a challenge, enjoy learning and offer great client service we’re interested in talking to you.

What we offer:

  • Wage starts at $14/hr, raises to $15 after training
  • up to $17.50/HR inclusive of performance bonus
  • Paid Medical/Dental at 6 months
  • Paid Education and self-improvement incentives
  • Stable long term employment (we’ve been open 20 years)
  • Excellent staff discounts
  • Full time: 38-40 Hours weekly

What we need:

  • You must be willing to learn. Our workplace is dynamic and interesting – you must adapt and thrive with a challenge.
  • Stability: The job is long term, we expect you to be as well.
  • Excellent work ethic with good attention to detail. If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.
  • Computer skills including typing (40+ WPM) and familiarity with Windows. Computers rule the world, get used to it.  
  • You should have some post secondary education (College, University, Trades).  The desire for self improvement is important so we look for it.  
  • Skills (knowing things makes you useful):
    • Management (via education or job experience).  
    • Retail merchandising experience, inventory management etc.
    • Computers (technical, photoshop, desktop publishing)
    • Product knowledge in jewellery / electronics / home theatre
    • Music Instruments (guitar repair and restoration etc).  
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills. Because clients talk and write things too.
  • Be reasonably fit, able to do minor lifting.  Because work involves actual work sometimes.
  • You must be bondable and drug free.  Because drugs rot your brain.

Primary Responsibilities (after training):

  • Supervise JR level staff ensuring compliance with store policies and best practices.
  • Assist in retail sales of various store products and services.  This includes posting items to our website and other venues.
  • Appraise and purchase items from clients in compliance with store policy and local bylaws.
  • Prepare stock for retail sale including testing, cleaning, pricing and merchandising.  

Please submit resumes with cover letter to PREMIERPAWN@GMAIL.COM.  We believe in a “right-fit” hiring procedure and will only contact selected applicants.  Thank you for your interest.