Retail Sales Associate

DEPARTMENT: Retail, Maui Ocean Treasures Gift Shop

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Retail

HOURS: Full-time up to 40 hours per week (day shift, on call, weekends)



Are you an AWESOME person? Do you have a positive & upbeat attitude? Would you enjoy selling and providing world-class customer service in a fun, fast-paced environment? Then this is the work place for you! Maui Ocean Treasures Gift Shop is the official gift shop of Maui Ocean Center. We are the most unique gift shop on Maui and we offer items that include apparel, books, marine-themed gifts, Hawaiʻi made culinary items, bath & body products, jewelry, keiki toys, and so much more! We strive to provide exceptional customer service and to assist our guests with finding the perfect gift to commemorate their visit to Maui.



  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and lift 50lbs or more and be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must also be organized and be comfortable working on a computer and doing cash handling
  • To have a sense of ownership and pride in the aquarium and Maui Ocean Treasures
  • Maintain upbeat, professional attitude
  • Conduct positive interactions with customers­
  • Actively contribute to meeting daily sales goals
  • No prior retail experience required



  • Great people skills, outgoing and pleasant. The ability to provide excellent customer service daily
  • Reliability & punctuality
  • Basic computer skills
  • Responsible with money (ie: able to accept and give back change) with accuracy
  • Can use a calculator to add/subtract/percentages etc…
  • Self-Motivated & organized with attention to detail
  • Able to stand for long periods of time (up to 8 – 9 hour shifts with breaks)
  • Can bend, stoop, and lift at least 50 lbs
  • Clear communication: this includes verbally and with reading/writing in the English language
  • Previous experience working in retail is preferable, but not required
  • Some experience with working on a Point-Of-Sale (POS) system preferable, but not required
  • Establish and maintain productive, professional relationships with other employees and effectively work as a team,
  • as well as independently to perform all job requirements



Eligible employees qualify for:

  • Insurance: Medical | Vision | Dental
  • Paid time off
  • Group life insurance & 401K retirement plans (eligible after 1 year of employment)
  • Unlimited daily aquarium access during normal business hours (employee & immediate family & spouse)
  • Plus other great beneftis, opportunities, and experiences that canʻt be found anywhere else!


You may fill out an application at Maui Ocean Treasures or submit your resume through our online portal: