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Apprentice Boot Fitter

Footloose Sports
Job Description

Job Summary

Primarily works in the boot department assisting guests with the purchase of new ski boots, boot repairs and basic fits.

Responsibilities and Duties

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet and assist all Footloose guests
  • Assist guests with selecting the correct boot for their foot shape, ability and anatomy.
  • Familiar with the Footloose Try Before You Buy program and pricing.
  • Familiarity with all in-line ski boots – how they fit and flex out of the box
  • Familiarity with Superfeet product
  • Complete all paperwork accurately and legibly
  • Provide accurate information regarding our ski boots, demo policies, repairs and fitting services
  • Provide basic boot-fitting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all inventory; restock boots as needed; price boots as needed

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in other departments as needed
  • Clean and organize boot shop and sales area
  • Re-stock socks, foot-beds and other boot accessories as needed
  • File customer cards

Qualifications and Skills

BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Punctuality
  • Clean and professional appearance
  • Repetitive lifting of up to 25 pounds
  • Problem solving
  • Getting along with fellow employees and guests
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Basic understanding of ski boot function

SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to assess a customer and their feet and determine what boots will work for their individual needs
  • Shell sizing
  • Determine the appropriate flex
  • Familiarity with biomechanics of the feet and lower extremities as it relates to skiing
  • Able to change replaceable toe and heels
  • Basic buckle replacement
  • Capable of solving simple fit problems resulting from oversized ski boots and shimming
  • Correctly sizing, trimming and finishing Superfeet footbeds
  • Installing Hotronic boot heating systems
  • Safely use power tools and shop equipment, including but not limited to, bench grinders, drill motors, Foredom flex grinders and their accessories and bits

Benefits

  • Industry discounts
  • Lift tickets
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