Counter Salesperson

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Located in Temple, TX

Salary: 12.00-14.00/hr

The Counter Salesperson will perform a variety of tasks to ensure smooth branch operations. This person will prepare rental orders to go to customers.He/she must have a professional demeanor and be able to provide excellent customer service. 


Tasks assigned to the Counter Salesperson include, but are not limited to:

  • Rents equipment and arranges for provisions of service for customers through person to person interaction and over the phone discussions, followed by inputting the information into the computer system
  • Prepares rental forms and contacts, obtains customer signatures and other information as required
  • Maintains the daily contract file
  • Explains rental fees and provides information about rented items, such as operations and descriptions
  • Processing payments and deposits both in cash and credit cards as well as making change
  • Balances credit cards along with balancing computer system throughout the day
  • Answers telephone calls and receives orders by phone
  • Recommends rental and sales items to customers to meet their needs
  • Reserves items for requested time
  • Updates and calls overdue list daily and alerts supervisor of overdue contracts
  • Receives incoming inventory 
  • Inventories retail sales merchandise and advises supervisor of low levels of merchandise
  • Acts as a sale administrator on rental, sale and repair contracts
  • Assists in accounts payable duties to include PO's, file organization, data entry, and other related tasks
  • Assists in accounts receivable duties to include sending out invoices, applying payments and filling
  • Reports safety violations to supervisor 
  • Assists customer with the loading and unloading of equipment when necessary. May also need to demonstrate safety features and operational features of the equipment 
  • Cleans showroom and equipment. Arranges showroom displays, keep shelves organized, stocked and clean. May also customer restrooms
  • Occasional exposure to the elements
  • Performs duties in compliance with company safety standards
  • Performs other duties as requested

Work Environment:

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort 

Education and Certification:

  • HS Diploma or GED strongly preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge skills and abilities typically acquired through a high school education with technical training
  • Selling experience
  • High school equivalency math skills required
  • Mechanical troubleshooting experience is very helpful
  • Familiarity with surrounding areas would be helpful as well as the ability to read and understand maps of the city and surrounding areas
  • Excellent communication skills. including verbal, written, non-verbal, listening and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills such as problem solving and the ability to interpret policies, procedures and guidelines
  • A complete knowledge of the market and the product with the ability to discuss the technical aspects of machinery such as aerial lifts, welders, generators, light towers and heavy machinery 
  • Strong leadership skills such as creative thinking, decision making and goal setting
  • Moderate computer skills, including experience using Microsoft Word and Excel. Moderate experience using data base systems
  • Must be able to lift 70+ lbs on an as needed basis in order to assist customers in products
  • Must be able to operate all equipment safely 
Express Office: Temple
200 West Calhoun Avenue
Temple, TX 76501