The Backyard Naturalist in Olney Maryland, is hiring!

The Backyard Naturalist is Hiring!

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The Backyard Naturalist seeks to fill a Part-time to potential Full-time Retail Sales Associate Position.

We are looking for an EXPERIENCED, MATURE, well organized retail sales associate, with excellent communication/people skills, and an ability to multi-task. Long-term commitment only. (This is not a seasonal position.) Reliable, hardworking, and flexible are the key qualities for this position. This could become a Manager position for the right person.

Job Requirements:

  • 25-30 hours per week, with growth potential
  • Cash register/charge sales (experience preferred)
  • Weekend availability
  • Some scheduling flexibility
  • Team player; sense of humor a plus!
  • Willingness to learn merchandising, buying, and marketing
  • Educate customers about our products
  • Maintaining of store cleanliness, inventory and displays
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs when needed. (50 lbs is helpful!)
  • Must be fully vaccinated


  • High school diploma
  • Must have prior work experience with references!
  • Retail/sales experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer skills are a plus
  • Knowledge of wildlife helpful, but will train the right person

To apply, please visit the shop Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. to fill out an application. If you have a resume, please submit it along with our application. Serious applicants only, please.


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