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Counter Sales

Snohomish

At Chinook, we’re proud to offer our customers premium lumber, quality building materials and dependable advice. For our employees, we provide an informal yet professional work environment, valuing safety, collaboration and excellent customer service above all. We believe that our team’s success is our success, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, skills development and professional growth opportunities to all of our employees.

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Posted April 16, 2019

We Are

Chinook Lumber is synonymous with quality. We proudly offer our customers premium lumber, quality building materials, and dependable advice through an educated and dedicated workforce. We believe that our commitment to service can only be achieved through dedication to our employees. As such, we provide an informal yet professional work environment, valuing safety, teamwork and collaboration. We believe that our team’s success is our success, which is why we offer excellent pay and benefits, skills development, and professional growth opportunities to all of our employees.

 

Job Summary

We’re looking for a customer-driven individual who is personable, friendly, sales-oriented, and willing to learn on the job. As a Counter Sales representative, you are the first face customers see as they walk through our doors and the first person they’ll ask for assistance. We think of our customers as part of our team and strive to provide them with the advice and support they need to make their visions for their projects a reality.

Full-time and part-time positions are available. Shifts will be scheduled in accordance with store hours: M-F, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

You are

You understand that doing things the right way isn’t always the easy way, and you’re not afraid of hard work. The lumber and building world interests you, and you enjoy hearing about customer projects and sharing knowledge with them to provide support. You’re upbeat, friendly and outgoing, and are at your best when you’re helping others. You are always eager to learn new things. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Greet customers as they walk through the door
  • Assist customers with questions and provide recommendations
  • Write sales orders quickly and efficiently
  • Work in an organized and detail-oriented manner
  • Process various types of payments
  • Count out the cash drawer
  • Open and close the store
  • Answer phones calls

 

Qualifications

Candidates for this position must be resourceful, willing to learn, and interested in lumber, building and construction. Previous experience in lumber, construction, hardware or retail is a plus, but is not required. Our industry is constantly changing, so what’s more important to us is a willingness and ability to learn. Computer skills are important. Must be proficient in a Windows environment. Spanish speaker is preferred but not required

 

Benefits

At Chinook, we see our staff as a team. Your success is our success, and we invest in our employees through paid on-the-job training, product knowledge sessions, safety training, lunch and learn and other professional development opportunities. We respect your personal time, which is why we don't schedule meetings outside of work hours.

 

We’re also proud to offer Counter Sales employees a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Health insurance; medical/dental/vision/life
  • Excellent pay
  • A lucrative, team-oriented commission plan
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee purchase discount
  • Company clothing allowance