Rural King Supply: Sporting Goods/Gun Shop

Rural King Supply, Mt. Carmel, IL

Sporting goods/Gun Shop

Full-time Position

Job Description:

We are looking for a full time, well-rounded candidate with a solid knowledge of sporting good, guns, gun accessories, and ammunition.  The candidate must possess great organizational and sales skills to lead the department.  Other sporting goods knowledge would also be a plus.  These areas can include fishing, hunting, archery, and other outdoor sports/hobbies.  We are looking for a full-time person to fill.  Weekend and open availability is required.  

Duties can include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide great Customer Service by effectively engaging customers, identifying their needs, and offering the best solution to successfully close a sale
  • Prioritizing safety and recordkeeping of firearm sales with respect to all applicable laws.
  • Understanding and utilizing electronic recordkeeping systems as required by governing agencies.
  • Walk your department and take notes of what needs to be done to keep your department in top shape; recovered, clean, tagged, and ready for customers
  • Merchandising: stocking and setting the product in an organized fashion 
  • Demonstrate awareness and compliance with Loss Prevention and safety policies and procedures
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 21 years of age minimum with valid Illinois Firearm Owner’s identification Card (F.O.I.D.) or appropriate state identification if non-Illinois resident.
  • No criminal history that would prevent applicant from selling/owning firearms.
  • Ability and understanding of electronic recordkeeping systems required by governing agencies.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds occasionally and 25 pounds regularly.  Able to maneuver packages above 75 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Dependable transportation and reliable childcare. (if applicable)

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply at the Rural King Supply website at, under the “employment” link or come in to get an application to fill out.