Overview:
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of the world’s most advanced sea turtle hospitals and among Palm Beach County's most visited of cultural destinations. Founded in 1983, the Center has achieved robust growth and is in the process of finishing a large capital expansion fundraising campaign of the Juno Beach, FL campus.

LMC's Mission Statement & Vision:
To promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles.
To be a leading authority locally and internationally in ocean conservation via sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational programs.
LMC seeks a Part time retail sales associate to assist in our retail outlets.

Position Description:
The Part Time Sales Associate is responsible for sales execution, and providing an outstanding shopping experience for our customers. This position may be depended upon to open and close the store as needed, with all deposit and opening/closing procedures followed strictly and consistently. Receiving merchandise and stocking the store with merchandise as needed are requirements as well.

Qualifications: Experience as a sales associate a must preferably working for a national retailer. Must be organized and possess strong sales skills and people skills. This role also requires strong computer skills and the ability to analyze sales data. Position requires flexibility in scheduling with availability on nights and weekends.

Supervisor: Directly responsible to Gift Store Manager

Job Responsibilities: Includes, but not limited to the following:

• Achieve and exceed sales goals
• Maintain customer service standards to the highest possible level
• Take responsibility in coordination with the Gift Store Manager for productivity and profitability of the store
• Maintain the highest level of cleanliness, security and safety awareness in the store
• Develop volunteers to be knowledgeable in areas of product, merchandising, customer service, and sales goals/objectives
• In coordination with the Gift Store Manager, participate in the execution of effectively receiving and merchandising inventory
• Have thorough knowledge of sales floor and stockroom organization
• Responsible for all activities within the store in the absence of the Gift Store Manager
• Ability to work shifts on weekends and holidays according to the needs of the store

Skills Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

Introductory Period:

It is the policy of LMC that all team members, including newly hired, transferred and promoted team members, will be carefully monitored and evaluated for an initial introductory period on the job.  After satisfactory completion of the introductory evaluation, such team members will be evaluated on an annual basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

About Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Unique among nonprofits, LMC is a totally free (no charge) facility in North Palm Beach County, FL. The Center relies on the generosity of guests, volunteers, and supporters to power their mission and vision. For nearly 40 years, the center’s history revolved around community, family, conservation and fun.  In their current structure, LMC’s significant scientific expertise rests upon their strong legacy of community and family engagement, providing guests and collaborators with one of the most unique experiences available. LMC is one of the most visited Cultural destinations in Palm Beach County. In 2019, LMC’s beachside campus attracted over 350,000 visitors’ half of whom were from outside of Palm Beach County.

LMC also operates the Juno Beach Pier and has an operating agreement in place with FPL’s Manatee Lagoon.

Total guests served on an annual basis = over 500,000.

On an annual basis, LMC provides over $52m of annual economic impact to Palm Beach County’s economy.

LMC’s core focus areas are: The Educational Institute at LMC: Over 70,000 registered students served in 2019.  The Sea Turtle Hospital at LMC: Over 100 sea turtles and thousands of hatchlings saved in 2019. The Sea Turtle Research Laboratory at LMC: Advanced scientists and technicians responsible for 9.5 of researching one of the most densely nested sea turtle nesting beaches on our planet.  Global Ocean Conservation: A multifaceted team dedicated to global collaborations with a one ocean perspective, expanding LMC’s mission to nearly every continent.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume to Bsinger@marinelife.org

You can also mail your cover letter and application materials to:
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Attn: Beverly Singer
14200 U.S. Highway One

Juno Beach, FL 33408

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is an equal opportunity employer.