Bath, New York

Req ID: 239783

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow as a leader in an environment where you are constantly in motion? How about learning and understanding a complex business from the ground up? Does leading a team to a goal interest you? If so, we have a program built just for you as a retail management intern!

Our retail management intern will work closely with managers and Team Members to learn the many functions within our locations to include restaurant, tire care and retail operations. The 10-week program is designed to get you onto the sales floor where you will provide exceptional customer service, drive sales through effective merchandising, and learn how to lead a team while earning $15 per hour. You will also have the ability to work closely with management to explore the many opportunities Love’s presents for a career in retail management.

 

About You:

· Junior or Senior class standing preferred

· Desire to pursue a career in leadership or retail or restaurant management

· Strong problem solving, decision making and financial analysis skills

· Strong verbal and written communication skills, time management and delegation skills, organization skills, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry leader in “highway hospitality”. Our approximately 500 locations are a warm, welcoming and ever-evolving space where guests are inspired to get what they need to enjoy life—for less. This unmatched shopping experience is cultivated by our store leaders who train, guide and support their teams.

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS: All offers of employment may be conditioned on receipt of a background check report and/or drug screen that is acceptable to Love’s.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Ability to learn and operate all facility equipment including computers, restaurant and tire care equipment
  • Soft Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills, time management and delegation skills, organization skills, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Regularly required to talk and hear.
    • Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing
    • Occasional light lifting not over 50lbs
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and can be loud at times. While performing the duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, and human waste.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: No travel is expected for this position.

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Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

Bath, New York

At Love's, we're passionate about providing friendly service and clean, modern facilities stocked with the fuel, food, and supplies drivers need to keep them going. We were founded on this idea in 1964, and it remains our guiding principle more than 40 years later: "Clean Places, Friendly Faces".

Love's has been at the forefront of the convenience store and travel center industry for more than three decades. We were among the first to combine self-service gasoline with grocery items, offer fresh deli sandwiches, add quick-service restaurants, and sell gift and novelty items. Today, we continue that spirit of innovation by adding Truck Tire Care centers and roadside assistance to our Travel Stops.

Who We Are Looking For 

Love’s is looking for natural-born leaders, technicians, operators, and customer service team members. The skills and structure you bring from your military experience will strongly connect with Love’s fast-paced, multi-faceted and customer-focused work environment. Your ability to think strategically and execute tactically also translates well with our Love's team.

Testimonials from Military Team Members at Love’s:

  • "After leaving active duty, I missed the brotherhood of the Marine Corps. At Love’s, that Esprit de Corps exists in a civilian setting!" ~ Angela
  • "Love’s is like the military in its structure. You know what to do, when to do it and you’re given the guidance and leadership to do it." ~ Charles
  • "Love's structure, camaraderie and intensity is very much like the military. They are going to push you further than you knew you were capable of, and they are not going to accept less than your best.” ~Kirk

Should I Apply?

Are you a military veteran or spouse who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Love’s is proud to hire veterans and active-duty service men and women. Leadership, strategy development and teamwork are the foundation for Love’s success, and we want your military experience to help you succeed in your career. Apply with Love’s today to take that next step in your journey.

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