Star Staff Reports
Bass Pro Shops is seeking applicants for 600 full-time and part-time positions for its store, restaurants, bowling alley and hotel
MEMPHIS — In preparation for the new Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid opening this spring in Memphis, Bass Pro Shops<http://www.basspro.com/> is hosting a job fair Monday, Feb. 2 through Wednesday, Feb. 4 to fill 600 full-time and part-time jobs.
Those interested in employment with Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid<http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=61&tab=3> are invited to apply in person at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, south exhibit hall, 255 N. Main Street in Memphis, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Applicants must be 18 years old to apply.
“We’re excited to meet with members of the community, particularly individuals who are hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic about this iconic project and our vision to celebrate the outdoors here in Memphis,” said David Hagel, store manager of Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. “This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to join the Bass Pro Shops team and be part of the grand opening.”
Applications will be accepted for full-time and part-time positions in the following departments: fishing, camping, hunting, archery, footwear, apparel/gifts, marine accessories, receiving and customer service. Bass Pro Shops will also employ cashiers, greeters, stockers, marine technicians, boat riggers, boat detailers and boat sales consultants.
In addition, restaurant positions are open for servers, hosts/hostesses, bussers, bartenders, dishwashers, line cooks and prep for the two full-service restaurants and bars located inside the Pyramid. Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill will also hire bowling technicians.
Big Cypress Lodge hotel positions available include concierge, houseman, front desk, night audit, bell service, massage therapist, esthetician and valet attendants.
Associate benefits provided include excellent wage potential, flexible morning and evening schedules, holiday and vacation pay, and associate discounts at Bass Pro Shops. Medical insurance is available for eligible, full-time associates.
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid is set to open in spring 2015 as one of the most dynamic, immersive retail experiences in the world. In addition to vast assortments of outdoor gear, the new megastore will include the Big Cypress Lodge grand hotel; 600,000 gallons of water features; a cypress swamp with 100-foot-tall trees; an interactive National Waterfowling Heritage Center in partnership with Ducks Unlimited; and a breathtaking glass-floored cantilevering observation deck at the top of the 32-story steel pyramid.
For more information about the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid job fair, visit www.basspro.com/careers<http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPage?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=23&template=retail.cfm>.
Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.