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Shooting Academy Assistant Manager



Location: Ridgedale, MO
Department: Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy
Posted: 01-07-2019
Location Name: BCL
Wage: Depends on Experience
Shift: Varies

Position Summary:

The Shooting Academy Assistant Manager will support the Leisure Operations Manager in all aspects of the facilities daily operations and administrative management, and will serve as Manager on Duty when scheduled to cover in the absence of Leisure Operations Manager. These duties include but are not limited to:  Shooting Sports, Food and Beverage, Indoor Recreation, Property Management and other activities and initiatives to be developed.  Position will ensure a culture and activities that are safe, fun, and memorable for all guests. 

Essential Functions:

  • Manage inspection of shooting grounds on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the Leisure Operations Manager. Supervise the cleanliness and safety of shooting area(s), traps, and overall grounds and verify their good working order. Report any unusual events, circumstances, or other safety or quality control issues to Leisure Operations Manager.

  • Collaborate with sales and all relevant departments regarding events. Coordinate with Shooting Academy staff to insure successful site/event preparation(s). This includes but it not limited to; rental firearms, ammunition, safety gear, waivers, golf carts, food and beverage, and shooting ground(s) preparation.

  • Schedule PT staff as required; help train new employees, and delegate assignments as needed.

  • Oversee Pro Shop stock and merchandising displays; assist in monitoring inventory, placing orders, and merchandising product.

  • Insure all daily POS requirements are fulfilled, and all necessary paperwork is submitted accurately and on-time.

  • Assist in the administration and maintenance of firearms inventory; this includes preparation and retention of all required FFL documentation.

  • Aid in building/maintaining brand standard while developing new offerings for guests. 

  • Help increase the number of visitors, revenue and sales.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Candidate Profile:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent relevant experience

  • A safe driving record, and a MO Class E driver’s license

  • Courteous, professional, and positive

  • Excellent time management skills, organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

  • A sense of urgency and commitment to excellence

  • Zealous attention to detail

  • Self Directed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proactive in identifying and solving problems

  • Flexible in the face of shifting priorities

  • Proficient in MS Office applications.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

    Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules that apply to job (e.g., OSHA, EPA, ADA, CFC, NFPA, ASI).

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Analytical/Critical Thinking - The ability to gather and organize information using a logical and systematic process; recognize patterns and relationships in complex data; examine data to identify implications, problems and draw appropriate conclusions; generate alternative solutions to problems; evaluate strengths, weaknesses and consequences of alternative solutions and approaches to solving problems.

  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

  • Writing - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about products, services or situations, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.

    Leadership Competencies

  • Adaptability - Ability to effectively adjust to major changes in work tasks or the work environment.

    Aligning Performance for Success - Skilled at focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.

  • Building Trust - Ability to interact with others in an honest, fair and respectful way; giving others confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.

  • Communication- Skilled at clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media; engaging the audience and helping them understand and retain the message.

    Customer Focus - Ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships; actively seeking information to understand and address customers' needs.

  • High Work Standards - Sets high standards of performance; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks.

  • Planning and Organizing - Skilled at establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure work is completed efficiently.

  • Problem Solving / Decision Making - Ability to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing solutions.