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Company Description

AWP Safety is North America’s leading traffic control specialist. Our team of 6,500 professionals helps secure 2,000 work zones every day – ensuring customer crews, drivers, and our teams get home safely. We protect those who operate, maintain, and upgrade infrastructure in the energy, broadband, and transportation sectors and provide traffic control for major events like the Super Bowl and Boston Marathon.

Since our founding in 1981, we have served customers through the talent of extraordinary team members committed to customer focus, growth, valuing each other, safety and quality, and a sense of urgency.

Job Description

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day branch operations in the Product Store. This position is an active, hands-on role requiring contact with vendors, customers, operations, field locations, and corporate departments.  Preferred experience in retail sales, safety products, safety concepts, utility and/or the construction industry is a plus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Support sales team by creating a pleasant shopping environment for our guests.
  • Process point-of-sales transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Greet Customers as they walk through the door and assist in aisles.
  • Be able to stand on your feet for 8-10 hours a day and lift a minimum of 25 lbs. consistently.
  • Assist customers by escorting them to merchandise.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.
  • Complete transactions by processing purchase orders, cash, and credit cards.
  • Notify management of potential security issues.
  • Assist with inventory and stocking merchandise.
  • Work with team members to keep the sales floor clean and organized.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 2+ years of experience in a retail preferred.
  • Strong customer service mentality and proven track record of customer service success.
  • Record of developing strong relationships with customers and employees; motivating positive outcomes.
  • Strategic, creative, and tactical thinking ability to enable growth.
  • Prior experience preferred in safety related field, utility, or construction industry.
  • High sense of urgency, energy and entrepreneurial minded.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office products, and point-of-sale systems.

Additional Information

  • Hours of operation are typically 6am – 5pm M-F, 7am – 2pm on Saturday
  • Primarily work within locations of assigned area
  • Work on job sites to accommodate special requests.
  • Benefits-eligible 1st of the month following hire.
  • All traditional benefits are offered, including 3 medical plan options and 2 dental plan options, as well as additional benefits such as Legal and Identity Shield, Accident, and Critical Illness
  • Eligible for 401(k) after 90 days 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • AWP named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity

Hourly Rate: $17-19 per hour + Benefits 

AWP Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.