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Firearms Compliance Specialist

Sportsmans Finest
Austin, TX
  • Posted: 12 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Why Sportsman's Finest?

Sportsman’s Finest is a place to build your career and to work alongside customers and teammates that you enjoy seeing day in and day out. At Sportsman's Finest we strive to build relationships that are life-long. We have forged an environment that is positive and fulfilling. There are a lot of shops out there, but there are few shops in the nation that achieve the tone, excellence, and fulfillment we have at Sportsman’s Finest. Sportsman’s Finest seeks qualified individuals who believe in excellence, principles, are customer centric, know our products and strive for team, personal and professional growth. We have a strong, healthy, and rapidly expanding business. Our ability to outperform the industry is creating exciting opportunities

What is Sportsman's Finest?

For almost 2 decades SF has been Central Texas' finest Hunting, Fly Fishing, Archery, and outdoor apparel destination for decerning customers seeking top products and advice from knowledgeable enthusiasts. New products, brands, attracting the most knowledgeable staff, and a focus on providing the best customer experience have driven SF to be the top specialty retailer offering the finest products in our market. There is a clear vision for the future and our goal is to build a team of career minded individuals that can implement the strategic initiatives with a passion for helping our customers achieve their best outdoor experiences. The unique Sportsman's Finest Austin Texas store location is a large log cabin adjacent to a high traffic upscale shopping center.  Our special solar powered property speaks to the ethos of the outdoors with an outdoor casting pond, archery range, and a welcoming environment showcasing the finest outdoor gear available. 

We reward individuals who put in the effort and stay motivated. We surround ourselves with people who are passionate about the very hobbies that have us in business in the first place. Every employee contributes to our success as a team. We offer opportunities for career salaries with benefits and reward success with exciting bonus plans. We support and encourage product education and training, offer employee discounts and vacation time so we can spend time doing the things we love, and in return expect everyone’s best.  We focus on customers, the business, our growth as a team, and representing the products that define why we are the finest in our market.

Firearms Compliance Specialist - Who Are We Looking For?

The Firearms Compliance Specialist will oversee firearm compliance, operations, ATF, and state regulatory compliance standards set by the governing agencies. This will include Sportsman's Finest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), all aspects of firearm acquisition and disposition, sale, transfer, distribution and purchase of regulated firearms, safe handling of firearms, licensing, and registration.

  • Extensive knowledge of federal firearm laws and regulations. (ATF & CFC) required
  • Leadership experience and a strong understanding of how to identify, mentor and develop talent.
  • Retail, distribution, import and export knowledge of firearms is critical in this role.
  • Must be legally able to purchase and possess firearms

Essential Functions:

• Assures firearms licensed facilities ATF or CFC compliance processes and procedures are in adherence to Federal, State and Local Laws, ordinances and regulations through detailed compliance inspections at Sportsman's Finest.  Analyze results of Federal (ATF F 4473, 3310.4, 3310.12, 3310.6, 3310.11) and state required paperwork, and internal documents to determine licensed standing.

• Teach and coach store employees to adhere to 4473 standards and maintain accurate 4473 records and logs

• Builds and develops communication and training content for overall firearms compliance program health through technologies and directives that lead to enhanced firearms compliance at Sportsman's Finest

• Performs recordkeeping, maintenance, and audit compliance files in accordance with ATF

• Complete and submit all necessary ATF forms and documentation

• Assist in developing policies and procedures related to compliance for all employees

• Maintains up to date knowledge of firearm laws and regulations

• Performs internal audits to ensure compliance with all applicable firearms laws and regulations, reports all discrepancies

• Apply for and renew and manage FFL’s and SOT’s Licenses

• Conduct ATF Traces and cycle counts

• Correct any serial number discrepancies and escalate any issues

• Assist the operations team in correcting shipping and receiving discrepancies

• Manages NFA form 3's and Form 4's


Sportsmans Finest


Austin, TX



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