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Counter Sales Person

  • Barrie area
  • Closing date: Dec 12, 2021

Website Georgian Bay Recruitment

Staffing firm



Counter Salesperson is responsible for providing prompt courteous and efficient service to customers, advising them on appropriate merchandise and related items. His or her duties include being familiar with pricing, local building codes, types of building permits issued, preparing quotations, as well as a variety of other related duties.



  • Determine customer’s needs by asking open-ended questions.
  • Communicate product knowledge to the customer as appropriate.
  • Process special orders for non-stock or out of stock items.
  • Be familiar with and maintain up-to-date information on pricing.
  • Know local building codes. ú Know types of building permits issued.
  • Know prices, practices, and policies of the company’s competitors.
  • Help customers solve building problems.
  • Update yourself with practical knowledge of building materials and lumber products, including their uses, advantages, and disadvantages.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Be familiar with current yard inventory and surplus items.


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Friendly and helpful attitude toward customers.
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively with employees, management, suppliers, and customers, to obtain accurate information for pricing, estimates, quotations, etc.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Prior retail experience beneficial.

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