Sales Associates - Electrical Department

Twin Cities Metro
Mar 29, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
Employment Status

Are you committed to providing impeccable customer service? Do you rise to the challenge of solving a tough problem? Do you love to learn? If so, we want to hear from YOU.

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and helpful associates. We commit to you that we will work continuously to foster an environment that celebrates diversity, inspires growth, rewards achievement, and empower you to help your customers achieve their goals and realize their vision.

The Home Depot reported sales of $66.2 billion in 2009. We operate more than 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China. We have also been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as the #1 Most Admired Specialty Retailer and the #13 Most Admired Corporations in America for 2006. 

Consider joining the 300,000 orange-blooded associates that are already growing their career at The Home Depot and apply online today.

Now hiring seasonal Sales positions.

Sales Associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. Sales associates have an emphasis on department and product knowledge, providing information on product features, and knowing related items to sell an entire project. Associates in this position know how to greet, qualify, recommend and close every customer in their department, and know how to handle basics in adjacent departments. Sales associates maintain the in-stock condition of assigned areas, and ensure that it is clean, shoppable, and safe. These associates work in cooperation with their Department Supervisor, Sales Specialist(s), other associates in their department as well as other sales departments, the Inventory Management Associates, and the Front-end Associates to ensure customers' needs are met. This includes ensuring customer satisfaction, driving sales, building sales skills and product knowledge and maintaining safety, security and integrity.

A Sales Specialist in the Electrical department should have substantial product knowledge that includes, but is not limited to the following areas: Outdoor/security lighting, ability to explain various air conditioners and dehumidifiers, ability to explain and identify different types of light bulbs, different types of light fixtures including ceiling fans, circuit breaker types and uses and transfer switcher types. A Sales Specialist in the Electrical department will also use various equipment and machinery to cut wire.

Minimum Qualifications
18 years or older
Pass the Drug Test
Pass the background check
Pass the validated Selection Test

Preferred Qualifications
2+ years Retail, Specialty Retail, Outside Sales or Trade experience
Appropriate certification depending on department:
- Certified Kitchen Designer; Certified Bath Designer
- National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certified
- Licensed Electrician
- Licensed Contractor

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The Home Depot is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer.

Available positions may vary by location. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.