Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to hire 7,000 seasonal positions in advance of holiday shopping push

National Hiring Day planned for October 18 with opportunities in retail, restaurants, contact centers, distribution centers and boat dealership divisions across North America

 — Bass Pro Shops, North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company, is looking to hire approximately 7,000 seasonal workers to prepare for the busy holiday shopping season and the return of its popular Santa’s Wonderland experience. During a National Hiring Event on Thursday, October 18, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations across the U.S. and Canada will conduct on-site interviews during normal business hours.*

Seasonal positions are available in the company’s retail locations, restaurants, contact centers, distribution centers and boat dealerships. Interested candidates can apply in advance by visiting Walk-ins are also welcome. While the majority of available positions are seasonal and part-time, qualified candidates can be considered for full-time employment. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Bass Pro Shops will host Santa’s Wonderland, its signature free family holiday experience, for the 10thconsecutive season, with all Cabela’s locations participating for the first time this year. The immersive experience offers free photos with Santa, free crafts for kids, special activities and festive games to celebrate the holiday season.

Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. It was recently named America’s number two hottest retailer in 2018 by the National Retail Federation and has been previously ranked by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” and “America’s Most Reputable Companies.”

*The hiring event will not occur at the Bass Pro Shops World Wide Sportsman in Islamorada, Florida.

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About Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today the company provides customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group, offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and Big Cedar Lodge, America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as “one of America’s Best Employers.”