ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATE ( 7AM - 4 PM, Monday to Friday)
Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values. Kent is locally owned and operated, and we continue to grow in your community.
If you ask our Electrical/Lighting Sales Associates what they like best about working at Kent, they say they like working with people, learning about products and being part of a great team. They also like flexible schedules and opportunities to advance.
Providing superior customer service – this includes greeting customers, providing information, completing sales and arranging deliveries
Stocking products and creating displays relevant to the electrical department
Learning about new products and attending electrical specific training when provided
You will need to take ownership for your area of the store and maintain the highest standards of safety, service and merchandising. The job can be quite physical and involves standing, walking and lifting. You will need to learn our products and policies, and seek assistance when asked a question that you are unable to answer, or you need help lifting a heavy item.
Typical career steps are to become a specialist in sales such as contractor sales or installation sales, or to become a department manager.
A safe work environment
Employee and Family Assistance Plan
Opportunities for growth and career advancement
What to prepare
Driver's abstract if applicable
Driver's license if applicable
Preferred dress code
Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable)
About Kent Building Supplies
Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.
We employ over 3700 people and work hard to increase our market share through strategic investment in training and technology. In addition to our retail stores, we operate truss manufacturing facilities and a wholesale drywall company. We are a member of Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative which ensures our great product selection and pricing.
What is a hiring event?
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