Defender is a family-owned marine outfitter located in Waterford, CT, in business for years. We are an authorized dealer of thousands of products from every major marine manufacturer and have grown to become the largest independent marine supply firm in the US. We are also the largest single-location dealer of inflatable boats in North America.
Our valued employees have hundreds of years of combined boating experience and are committed to earning our customers' trust and respect by offering friendly service, ongoing support, and of course - great value. Our crew takes pride in their work at Defender where the focus on customers begins with delivering honesty and real value to serious boaters.
If you'd like to join our Defender family to share your experience and love of boating face-to-face with our customers, or by becoming part of our behind-the-scenes crew working hard to keep Defender the top choice for marine supplies, please submit your resume.
We have immediate openings for full-time Selector Packers to work in our busy warehouse on first shift. You will be responsible for accurate selection, packing, replenishment, and shipping of items for orders. This position is expected to ensure optimum service to our valued customers.
Please contact Temps of New England at 860-447-3717 to schedule an interview.
If you’re customer service-oriented with boating and sales’ experience and possess excellent communication and computer skills, this is the job for you!
In this vital role you will provide technical support including helpdesk and desktop support to all departments' hardware and software as well as remote and virtual systems. You will also:
In addition, you should have a working knowledge of the following:
We have immediate seasonal openings in our busy Retail Outlet Store for Cashiers & Sales Associates. Shift and hours (24-30 hrs/week) vary and include weekends.
In the highly visible position of Cashier you will:
The Store Associate offers friendly and knowledgeable customer service. With marine industry experience and/or moderate boating experience you will:
For both positions your background must include:
DEFENDER INDUSTRIES is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under applicable federal and state law. A reasonable accommodation refers to a change in the way things are normally done, which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undo hardship on Defender Industries. Please contact Human Resources if you need assistance in completing any forms or otherwise participating in the application process.