Retail Sales Associate - 2982

Washington Everett, Washington


Position at Cash America Pawn

We are currently looking for the right 
Full-Time Retail Sales Associate 
 to join our Team!

Are you ready to take back your early mornings and late nights on weeknights AND WEEKENDS?
Our Retail Sales Associate working hours provide a real work-life balance!

 Our store is open: 10AM - 7PM Monday thru Friday; 10AM - 6PM on Saturday and CLOSED on Sunday.

This position offers an hourly pay rate of $17.00 - $18.00, PLUS the potential to earn an unlimited commission of 2-8% of the gross profit of all personal performance. Commissions increase as you build your customer base! 


 FirstCash Benefits Package

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental, and other voluntary options (eligibility required).
  • Our Earned Wage Access* program is available to all employees on the second (2nd) day of employment. Employees have access to withdraw (up to) 50% of the wages earned up to five (5x) times in a monthly cycle. 
  • Auto-enrollment in the FirstCash 401k** program after six (6) months of employment
  • VACATION: Employees are granted one week of paid vacation after completing six months of active, full-time service. Eligible employees are provided an additional week (40 hours) of vacation after completing one (1) year of active employment and two (2) weeks (80 hours) of vacation on each anniversary date thereafter (*if applicable, the PTO/Vacation grant is adjusted in accordance with state/local municipality requirements).
  • SICK/PERSONAL: Eligible employees are granted 8 hours (after 6 months of employment) to be used before their first (1st) anniversary and granted 16 hours each anniversary thereafter (years 2-10) (if applicable, sick time is adjusted and granted in accordance with state/local municipality requirements).
  • Tuition Reimbursement with FirstCash Education (allowing UP TO $2,000 per semester) is available to full-time employees who meet the minimum program requirements.
  • Employee discounts are available to all employees on the first day of active employment.
  • Access to the FirstCash Pet Insurance program
  • Access to over 10,000 discounts from 1,000+ companies with FirstCash Perks!


Position Summary:

We are seeking entry-level, full-time sales associates in our pawn store locations nationwide. The Pawnbroker / Retail Sales Associate partners with the entire staff of the store to ensure customer service on both the lending and retail sides of the business. A Pawnbroker/Retail Sales Associate greets, engages, and interacts with customers in a positive and professional manner to process sales, loans, and other transactions. A Pawnbroker / Retail Sales Associate thrives on engaging with customers and assists with customer inquiries and problem resolution. The associates will work with a wide variety of jewelry and general merchandise, including tools, electronics, firearms (in FFL locations) and much more.


The Full-Time Pawnbroker / Retail Sales Associate position offers an hourly wage, PLUS employees earn commission based on productivity! The successful Pawnbroker's / Retail Sales Associate's actual pay will be based on various factors, such as: work location, qualifications, and experience.

Responsibilities of a Full-Time Pawnbroker / Retail Sales Associate are:

(This is a representative list of the general duties the Full-Time Pawnbroker / Retail Sales Associate position may be asked to perform and is not all-inclusive; other duties may be assigned as needed.)


  • Greets and interacts with all customers to develop a rapport to better provide and recommend appropriate financial solutions.
  • Performs non-management open/close procedures.
  • Keeps the sales floor clean, stocked, and maintains the display of merchandise.
  • Performs sales and loan transactions in accordance with established policies, procedures, practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Handles all cash and negotiable items in accordance with established policies, procedures, practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Answers incoming calls per company standards
  • Effectively communicates to customers the legal aspects of the pawn and buy transactions.
  • Communicates effectively with coworkers and managers, displaying respect and using effective communication tools.
  • Partners with all employees to create a positive and memorable customer experience.
  • Successfully completes the assigned training.
  • Other related duties, as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must be willing and able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing and able to perform duties and tasks for extended periods of time (in accordance with federal, state, local law), some of which include, but are not limited to, standing, stooping, walking, climbing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
  • Ability to work with firearms and to become firearms certified.
  • Employees may be asked to assist a customer on the exterior of the building (within our parking lots and/or property boundaries) or to retrieve products stored in exterior storage buildings or other areas.
  • Minimum Age: 18 years old
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience
  • Strong desire to work, serve customers, work with people, and be team-oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations proficiently.
  • Cash handling experience is preferred.
  • Should be able to work in multiple locations, as business needs dictate.
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible retail schedule based on business needs, including weekends and holidays.
  • Computer literate and able to operate Point-Of-Sale (POS) systems and common office machines.


Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply!


Location-Specific Compensation Information

Entry Level Base Payrate: $17.00

Entry Level ***Maximum Base Payrate: $19.50


Commission Plan Information

The employee commission / store bonus incentive plan is proprietary to FirstCash. An employee has the potential to earn 2-8%, based on the gross profit of their personal performance. Active employees have six (6) possible metrics by which commissions can be earned. Additionally, employees have the potential to achieve commission payout multipliers of up to four times (4x), based on five (5) specific store metrics. Applicants are provided more details regarding the commission / store bonus incentive plan during the interview process.

Note:  The information contained in this description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this job or the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management has the discretion to assign/reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Duties and responsibilities may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 


OREGON STORE LOCATIONS ONLY: Should you be offered and accept a position with us, the company requires all employees to agree to a binding arbitration agreement to resolve disputes.


Payrates will not be below any applicable local minimum wage requirements


* Earned Wage Access is a service provided by NetSpend; signup to this program by the employee is required; restrictions and fees apply.

** FirstCash 401K program is available to all employees 21 years of age (or older).

***Maximum base payrate is derived from the applicant’s previous experience and skill sets applicable to the specific position needing to be filled.



FirstCash Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer