Warehouse Associate - Retail Runner - $17.00/hr

Fulfillment West Valley City, Utah

Position at Backcountry

Backcountry has an amazing opportunity for highly motivated individuals to join our Distribution Center team. If you are fast on your feet, and love handling all the cool gear we sell from the time it enters our doors to the time it leaves, this job could be for you. As a Warehouse Associate- Retail Runner, you will do any number of tasks, picking, problem solving, and fulfilling in-store customer carts and orders in a timely manner. It’s a work hard play hard environment where we make our customers the top priority in our day to day.

 Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM


  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Stand and walk for your entire shift
  • Operate forklift, stock picker, or other hand truck
  • Operate a push bike to pick retail inventory requests
  • Operate automated picking equipment 
  • Fold, organize, and restock warehouse inventory on the retail sales floor
  • Read and Audit Labels 
  • Identify, count, and sort packages and inventory with a high level of accuracy
  • Understand and differentiate between shipping methods and sort packages accordingly
  • Use automated packaging equipment
  • Participate in team meetings, follow guidance, and provide feedback as appropriate
  • Maintain a clean work space
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About You

  • Verbal and Written comprehension of the English Language
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Computer Skills including familiarity with the internet and e-mail; ability to work with handheld computer device
  • Problem Solver and Self Starter 


  • Prefer high school diploma or equivalency
  • 6 months experience in fulfillment center setting 
  • Operate/maintain forklift certification after completion of basic training
  • Must be able to apply established procedures and follow oral/written instructions
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision and organize/prioritize workload to ensure completion of all tasks within established time frames
  • Must be able to deal with the pressure of meeting production schedules


About Backcountry

Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our six online stores—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, & SteepandCheap —aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments. We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, a superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content.

We take this concept seriously, both personally and professionally, which for employees translates to careers with growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. Perks such as an excellent gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office make for a fun work environment. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of working with colleagues who are passionate about their careers as well as the outdoors. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, and Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts