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Simply Southern Seafood Since 1983
The Original Oyster House restaurant first opened its doors in Gulf Shores in 1983. Our restaurant on the Causeway, overlooking Mobile Bay, opened in 1985. Since then we have proudly served the Gulf Coast the best seafood in a casual atmosphere with genuine southern hospitality.

Job Opportunities

The Original Oyster House – Trading Company retail shop is looking for a Retail Sales Associate that has open availability to work days, afternoons, evenings, weekends and holiday shifts. Must have retail experience.

Rate of pay is $13.00 an hour. Overtime may be required during peak season.

The ideal candidate should have a positive and friendly disposition, great customer service, be professional, well-groomed, a team-player and reflect our core values.

Spring/Summer pay incentives available for this position:

Company benefits*:

  • major medical & dental through BCBS of Alabama;
  • supplemental insurance (life insurance, accident, short term disability, medical bridge) through Colonial;
  • employer-paid $25,000 life insurance;
  • discounted meals;
  • tuition discount through our college partnership program (employees & immediate family members);
  • vacation; and
  • closed for some major holidays, such as: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

Candidates for the Retail Sales Associate position should possess the following characteristics:

  • Providing customer service to all guests (greeting and assisting customers)
  • Exhibit Southern Hospitality
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Money handling
  • Maintaining a clean store – restocking and refolding when necessary
  • Basic computer experience
  • Works well and communicates effectively with a team and management

Physical requirements include:

  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (6+ hours).
  • Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, lifting, carrying, reaching (both upward and outward)
  • Able to carry up to 40 pounds

The Original Oyster House is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, age, citizenship, military obligations, veteran status, disability status or other activities or statuses protected by law.

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