Sales Technician

Job title: Sales Technician

Hours: 35-40 hours per week
When: May – August
Location: Carman, MB and your home office
Base Salary: $12-$16.00 based on qualifications
Company background
We provide customers with high quality and cost effective products in a fast and friendly manner for the landscape and water quality industry. Established in 2008, we supply water quality solutions for ponds, lakes and lagoons across Manitoba and Saskatchewan and landscape lighting to Western Canada. Our goal is to maintain our customer base and grow it. We believe in creating a positive atmosphere for our employees and we strive to provide fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for our customers.
Job description
To promote water quality solutions for retail and commercial customers. Candidate must me be self-motivated and able to work independently. Candidate must be willing to learn about water quality solutions and can positively promote these solutions with potential customers.
50% – Promote water quality solutions to existing and new customers. Reach out to existing and new customers to see if they require assistance with their project. Maintain good customer service and sales. Research and find new contacts.
20% – Respond to customer questions via email, phone and in person. Through training you will learn to analyze the water condition and choose the best approach to treat and improve the water quality.
10% – Install and maintain aeration and ultrasonic systems.
10% – Write social media posts to promote product line. Update websites and some data entry.
10% – Write proposals, pilot studies and blogs based on information provided
Internal Contacts:
You will report to Sales Manager, occasionally work as team and work independently in your home office. You will be expected to bring new ideas to the table. A weekly to do list will be determined with supervisor and reviewed at the end of the week.
External Contacts:
You will be in contact with current and new clients on the phone and occasionally in person.
Primary Qualifications
 Effective communication skills written and oral
 Independent worker that is self-motivated
 Pursuing a degree in, environmental sciences, engineering, or business
 High school diploma or equivalent
 Efficient computer skills
 Class 5 driver’s license
Riverdale Water Management
Box 1948,
35032 Road 21 West
Carman, MB
R0G 0J0
Secondary Qualifications
 Experience in sales & knowledge about water quality
 Pleasure craft operators card
 CPR and first aid certified
Responsibility Level
Responsible to the customer for decisions made, liaisons and results delivered.
Physical Demands of the Job
Working Conditions
70% of this positon will require sitting at a computer and talking on the phone. 15% will include traveling to visit customers. 10% may include installation/maintenance of aeration and/or ultrasonic systems
Occasional overtime. Mileage will be covered for customer visits.
Installation, requires working outdoors sometimes in rough terrain, bush country and on the water in a boat in many types of weather if it is safe to do so. Light manual labor trenching, backfilling, connections etc.
Hazards include- working near water, operating or being near heavy equipment during installations.
Please email resume with cover letter to by 5:00pm March 15, 2017