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Marine Hardware Store Assistant Manager

Shearwater Marine is looking for an experienced, friendly and outgoing Marine Hardware Store Assistant Manager.

Shearwater Marine is a medium-sized company that has been in business on BC’s Central Coast (between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert) for the past 72 years. We operate a year-round Marine Resort and town on Denny Island, near Bella Bella, with our own Freight Service, Water Taxi Fleet, Hotel, Bar & Grill, Grocery & Liquor Store, Marine Hardware Store, Shipyard, Fuel Dock, Tug & Barge, and specialty cut Sawmill. Shearwater is one of the main hubs for mariners on their way to and from Alaska & Haida Gwaii, and we also offer seasonal yacht moorage, fishing charters, and sport fishing packages.


The Assistant Manager will support the Store Manager in the daily operations of the Marine/Hardware Store. The successful candidate should display strong communication, interpersonal and decision making skills; should be a capable leader and team player with excellent customer service skills; be well organized and have the ability to converse with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Customer Service – Assist customers with in house sales, special orders, and fishing licenses
Oversee employees – create schedules, train store associates, verify staff time cards
Responsible for monitoring product inventories, updating & generating sales reports, ordering products, receiving freight, and conducting manual inventory counts
Cashiering, cashouts, merchandising, promoting product, stocking, and cleaning
Other duties as required


2+ years of retail experience
1+ years supervisory experience
Strong customer service and computer skills
Prefer marine hardware & mechanical knowledge
Experience living and working in a small town or remote area an asset
Be ready for an experience of a lifetime

Job Benefits

The ideal candidate is someone who is seeking an opportunity away from the city in a beautiful coastal environment.

Staff housing is available between $300-$400/month (depending on the unit).

Relocation costs from Vancouver or Vancouver Island are subsidized. This is a full-time permanent position.

Job Location
Denny Island, British Columbia, Canada
Date posted
February 6, 2020
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Position: Marine Hardware Store Assistant Manager

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