• Retail Sales Associate Position

    The Backyard Naturalist
    Job Description

    We are looking for an EXPERIENCED, MATURE, well organized retail sales associate, with excellent communication/people skills, and an ability to multi-task. Long-term commitment only. (This is not a seasonal position.) Reliable, hardworking, and flexible are the key qualities for this position.

    Job Requirements:

    • 25-30 hours per week, with definite growth potential
    • Cash register/charge sales (experience preferred)
    • Weekend availability
    • Some scheduling flexibility
    • Team player; sense of humor a plus!
    • Willingness to learn merchandising, buying, and marketing
    • Educate customers about our products
    • Maintaining of store cleanliness, inventory and displays
    • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs


    • High school diploma
    • Must have prior work experience with references!
    • Retail/sales experience preferred
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Computer skills are a plus
    • Knowledge of wildlife helpful, but will train the right person

    To apply, please visit the shop Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. to fill out an application. If you have a resume, please submit it along with our application. Serious applicants only, please.

    The Backyard Naturalist
    17910 Georgia Avenue Olney, Maryland 20832


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