Typical day involves opening the store, catering to customer needs, selling, selling, selling, and renting gear. I learned a lot about customer relations and management. Workplace culture really depends on what shop you are located at. Some shops have great employees and everyone is always having fun, other shops have really boring atmospheres. The hardest part of the job is dealing with difficult customers and trying to figure out where you will work during the summers and off-seasons.. The most enjoyable part of the job is when you are placed with a great team and everyone has each others backs.
Ski breaks, friendly people, positive culture, benefits
Competitive employees can get nasty