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Sales Associate

Sales Associate

Moorhead, MN

Does helping build our community bring you a sense of pride? Do you thrive on variety in your workday and a bustling, friendly environment? Do you want to be recognized for your attention to detail and great customer service? Our Sales Associate ensures our store customers are offered outstanding assistance for their small building projects by assisting in the retail store and providing estimates of materials needed.

Competitive wage and full-time benefits which includes low-deductible health insurance, company-paid life insurance policy, FSA, 401K and more.  We have a comprehensive PTO program with hours available to you after just two weeks of employment!  Help yourself to a  generous product discount for your personal use and grow in your position with training and education reimbursement.


Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that all customers are offered timely, friendly, and quality assistance and guidance in the selection and purchase of lumber, hardware, and related building materials in our retail store.
  • Provide estimates of materials needed to complete a variety of projects such as home repair, decks, garages.
  • Answer phone calls and other inquiries about our products, services, and operations.
  • Assist Sales Team in placing product and hardware orders, managing paperwork, making phone calls, and other tasks as needed.
  • Assist in unpacking hardware shipments, labeling, arranging, and putting out store product for display or into storage accurately and promptly.
  • Assist in keeping the retail store and related storage areas orderly, efficient, clean, and attractive, including ensuring the merchandising of products in the store is up to date.


Minimum Qualifications:

(Applicant must be able to perform these basic skills at time of employment.)

  • One or more years of customer service experience.
  • High school diploma or GED from accredited school system or program.
  • Maintain positive attitude and outstanding customer service.
  • Basic math skills to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Basic computer skills using email, word-processing, and spreadsheet programs, with the ability to learn the store’s Point of Sale program as well as other computer programs as needed.
  • Ability to learn necessary procedures related to the function of our retail building material store as well as safety precautions.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and be detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to uphold and embody the Company’s Core Values: Competency, Character, Consistency, and Care.

Preferred Skills:

  • Applicable industry knowledge or experience.
  • Knowledge to understand and interpret building plans and/or technical documents.

Working Conditions

Store Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30am-5:00pm

This hourly position requires some flexibility in schedule during our busy season with ability to work some overtime hours as needed.  

This is a non-remote position with attendance at the store required. It is an office and retail store environment in which help is occasionally needed in assisting customers in loading product into their vehicle, retrieving product from yard buildings, or traveling to job-sites.

Apply for this Position

Return resume and completed job application in person or by mail to 1702 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560.  Completed job applications can also be emailed to