Buckle

Multiple Positions Available

Jobs Description

Buckle is looking for enthusiastic, ambitious individuals who have a keen interest in fashion and strong communication skills to become Sales Teammates. Whether you seek a full or part-time position, Buckle is a great place to develop the skills that will allow you to succeed both personally and professionally. As a Sales Teammate, you’ll become a valuable contributor to the Team by building relationships, driving sales and helping us fulfill our mission of creating the most enjoyable shopping experience possible for our Guests.

Working as part of the Buckle Team, you will be:

Challenged.
At Buckle, every day is different. You must enjoy working in a fast- paced environment, be able to think on your feet, and be willing to learn from others.

Enthusiastic.
At Buckle, we’re passionate about our work, our products, and especially our people. Because you are a direct reflection of our Company, you must possess a positive attitude and desire to learn.

Involved.
Building long-lasting relationships with our Guests and providing exceptional service is our first priority. You must have the ability to interact with all types of Guests, listen to their unique needs, and suggest the right mix of merchandise to help them express their individual style.

Intuitive.
From the art of sales to the fundamentals of fashion, there’s a lot to discover at Buckle. You must be a fast-learner who can take your newfound knowledge and put into action right there on the sales floor.

Rewarded.
Buckle offers competitive wages, a flexible schedule, and a generous employee discount to all of our Teammates.

Full-time Sales Teammates will work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Part-time Sales Teammates will work approximately 15-25 hours per week, with seasonal variable hours. (Please note that hours are issued based upon performance and our scheduling needs, so it is possible your hours may fluctuate.)

Buckle is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified Teammates from the available workforce in the communities Buckle serves.

Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Buckle, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination and retaliation because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable local, state or federal law.

Areas of Responsibility

Sales Generation & Guest Service

  • Greet guests with a friendly, engaging attitude, and ascertain what each guest wants or needs
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on guest needs and desires
  • Help guests try on or fit merchandise
  • Bag purchases, and wrap gifts
  • Sell productively utilizing product knowledge and sales education
  • Describe merchandise and explain use and care of merchandise to guests
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment andexchanges, and security practices
  • Achieve individual sales-per-hour goals set by store management
  • Provide courteous, helpful customer service throughout the store, including the sales floor, fitting rooms, and the register area
  • Anticipate and fulfill guests needs by suggesting additional items
  • Prepare merchandise for alterations
  • Exchange merchandise for guests and accept returns
  • Place special orders or call other stores to find desired merchandise
  • Maintain and build good guest relationships to develop a client based business
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of Buckle’s customer service expectations in order to meet the needs of every guest

Operations

  • Ensure sales floor is consistently sized and new freight is appropriately displayed
  • Open and close cash registers, use magnetic card readers, perform tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of Point of Sale (“POS”) software

  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment

  • Arrange merchandising displays
  • Assemble advertising displays
  • Perform merchandising tasks, such as handling freight, re-merchandising, preparing displays, completing price markdowns, and transfers
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Handle routine cleaning of store’s facilities
  • Communicate any policy violations to Store Manager in a timely, confidential manner
  • Uphold all Company policies as outlined in the Buckle Teammate Handbook
  • Provide feedback to Store Manager, Assistant Manager, and Floor Leaders regarding merchandise handling concerns

Education / Experience Requirements

General Qualification Standards:

The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position. In compliance with federal, state or local law, Buckle will consider varying or modifying these standards to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity.

Objective Qualifications

  • Must be 17 years of age or older in the states of Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older in all other states.
  • Full-time Teammates must be willing to work a minimum of 35 hours per week and Part-time
  • Teammates must be willing to work approximately 15-25 hours per week, with seasonal variable hours. (Please note that hours are issued based upon performance and our scheduling needs, so it is possible your hours may fluctuate.)

Performance Standards

  • Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people
  • Sell or Influence Others – Conveying merchandise quality and details to guests in an effort to influence guests to consider purchasing merchandise
  • Establish and Maintain Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Considering relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others
  • Open availability and flexibility to work evenings, weekends, store openings and closings, and holidays to meet the needs of the business
  • Ability to provide regular and predictable attendance considering any rights to leaves
  • provided by law or Company policy
  • Ability to comply with Company personnel policies
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions without posing a direct threat of harm to self or others
  • Importance of Being Exact and Accurate

Communication Abilities

  • Work Directly with the Public – Dealing directly with the public
  • Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions that are appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Speak Effectively – Talking to others to convey information effectively and professionally
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas verbally so others will understand
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
  • Communicate with Store Manager, Assistant Manager, Team Leaders, Corporate Office –
  • Providing information to Store Manager, Assistant Manager, Team Leaders, Corporate Office by telephone, in written form, email or in person
  • Establish and Maintain Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
  •  Face-to-Face Discussions

Physical Qualifications

  • Trunk Strength – The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing
  • Handle and Move Objects – Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving merchandise
  • Perform General Physical Activities – Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing a ladder, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of merchandise
  • Spend Time Standing – Standing for extended periods of time
  • Face-to-Face Discussions

Mental or Sensory Abilities

  • Able to perform basic math functions, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

How to Apply

Please visit www.buckle.jobs to learn more, apply online, or share this opportunity with a friend.