Gander Mountain Job Application Guide
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$1 billion (2008)
Gander Mountain is a specialty retail chain that sells outdoor recreation products like fishing, camping, and hunting gear. There are more than 115 Gander Mountain stores spread across 23 states. The company employs more than 5,500 people.
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The Gander Mountain job application is very simple and very quick. In fact, it’s one of the most applicant-friendly online applications you’ll ever find. If you already have a resume prepared, it should take you no more than 15-20 minutes to complete.
If you’ve never applied to work at Gander Mountain before, you will need to create a profile on their hiring site before you can start working on the application.
To start your profile, you can sign in with Facebook, Google+, or LinkedIn. When you connect your social accounts, Gander Mountain will pull out some of your profile information and use it to pre-populate many of the application fields for you. If you don’t have a social profile (or would prefer not to connect it), that’s ok too — you can enter in all of your information by hand.
As you begin the application process, you will need to upload your resume. If you don’t have a resume prepared already, now is as good a time as any to create one. Not only will a well-crafted resume help you get a job at Gander Mountain, it’s also a document that you will be able to use over and over again throughout your career. We would highly encourage you to go ahead and write a resume if you haven’t already.
Here is a list of all the information that you will need to provide to complete the Gander Mountain application: Your name, address, education, work history, outdoor interests, and three professional references.
You might be tempted to jump right in and start filling out the application as quickly as possible, but we highly recommend taking the time to prepare all your information beforehand. Preparing it will both speed up the time that it takes for you to apply and ensure that you have everything you need before you get started.
At this point, your application will be complete. Didn’t we tell you it would be easy?
Gander Mountain does not provide automatic updates at this time. If you have applied for a job at Gander Mountain and would like to know where you stand, you will need to contact the hiring manager.
Gander Mountain is an equal opportunity employer.
Jobs available at Gander Mountain
In Gander Mountain stores, they are always hiring sales associates, customer service associates, merchandisers, cashiers, zone managers, store managers, and maintenance associates. There are also many opportunities at Gander Mountain’s corporate headquarters. Check back frequently to learn about new positions as they’re announced. Apply now
Types of people Gander Mountain wants to hire
Gander Mountain is looking for friendly, dependable, and hardworking people to join their team. For most positions, a passion and knowledge of outdoor sports and equipment is preferred (particularly if you want to work as a sales associate in a particular department). Good customer service and sales skills are important for all positions in their stores. If you have any previous experience in those areas, highlighting them on your resume would be a good idea.
You must be at least 18 years old to work at Gander Mountain.
David Pratt is the CEO and Chairman of Gander Mountain. Robert Vold is the CFO and Treasurer.
Gander Mountain is a private company, so they are not required to disclose their financial information. However, it’s estimated that they earned more than $1 billion in revenue in 2008.