Little Rock's new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, which is slated to open later this fall, will be having a job fair early next week for those interested in employment at the store.

A job fair will run Monday through Wednesday (Aug. 19-21) for the new 104,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World opening later this year.

Those interested in employment with the store can apply in person from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day at the Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock.

Bass Pro Shops is an outdoor retailer specializing in hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear.

Applications will be accepted for full-time and part-time positions in these departments: 

  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hunting
  • Archery
  • Footwear
  • Apparel/gifts
  • Marine accessories
  • Receiving
  • Customer service

Additionally, Bass Pro Shops will be employing cashiers, greeters, stockers, marine technicians, boat riggers, boat detailers and boat sales consultants. You must be 18 years old to apply.

Associate benefits provided include flexible morning and evening schedules, holiday pay, medical insurance and associate discounts at Bass Pro Shops. 

A special "Evening for Conservation" -- free and open to the public -- will take place the night before the official grand opening in November and will feature celebrities, entertainment and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

More information can be found at http://www.basspro.com/jobs