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As of the present moment, Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is seeking qualified candidates for several of our locations in New York and Connecticut. Click on the tabs below for more information on each open position.


Interstate + Lakeland Lumber Career Opportunities




Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is currently seeking qualified professionals to join the IL team. You can find information about our open positions in the tabs on this page. To apply for a position at Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.


Counter Sales Associate

Currently seeking a Counter Sales Associate at THREE of our retail lumber yard locations.

1) Shrub Oak, NY

2) Greenwich, CT

3) Stamford, CT

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking an Inside Counter Sales Associate for our newly renovated Shrub Oak, NY location.

While products are important, our success is due to our greatest asset, our people. Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is a team of dedicated professionals with great expertise and knowledge of the products we sell and our industry in general. This knowledge sets us apart and enables us to provide consistent and unsurpassed customer service.

To continue the commitment to servicing our customers, we are currently seeking an Inside Counter Sales Associate to join our Shrub Oak, NY, Inside Sales Associate team. The ideal candidate must have a can-do attitude, be a quick learner and get along well with others.

Summary/Objective: The Counter Salesperson is responsible for providing customers with outstanding customer service which includes Point-of-Sale in-person, phone, and by email sales communication. You will need to be knowledgeable about the lumber building materials and hardware accessories. This role needs to be able to follow the manager's directions and complete task as requested.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively
  • Ability to learn about our products and keep up to date product knowledge
  • Process sales in an accurate manner
  • Balance cash registers
  • Provide Outstanding Customer Service
  • Assisting customers who purchase /or pick-up merchandise at the store.
  • Process Sales Orders generated at the counter.
  • Provide customers with reliable information regarding product specifications and pricing.
  • Assisting team Members in servicing customers, answering phone calls, stocking merchandise and pulling orders for deliveries.
  • Process Cash sale returns and refund paperwork
  • Maintain cleanliness of counter area and ensuring merchandise displays remain stocked, current and neat
  • Ensure that store displays are categorized properly
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned

Other Duties:

  • Assist with customers in the yard as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Competencies:

Reliable transportation; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent negotiation skills; pro-active planning and time management skills required. Working knowledge of construction industry product knowledge and home building requirements Highly self-motivated and positive attitude

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • 2 Years of Building Materials Counter Sales Experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Physical demands include lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling, and walking,
  • The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration and extreme weather conditions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Work schedule varies and requires employee to work every other Saturday and responsible for closing the store on occasion. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00pm


    To apply for this position, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.


    Showroom Coordinator

    Westport, CT

    To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

    Job Type: Full-time


    Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking a Showroom Coordinator for  our Westport, CT Location

    Interstate and Lakeland Lumber is an organization that strives to provide excellent customer service and quality product line offering to our clients. With multiple locations in CT and NY and 100 years in business, Interstate Lumber is dedicated to creating a rewarding career for all its associates.

    We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, and customer-centric associate to be part of our newest showroom in Westport, CT. This candidate will support the inside sales team in all aspects of the sale cycle while focusing on high-quality customer service at all times. The ideal candidate should have prior experience working in a showroom sales environment and possess some knowledge of building materials products.

    Summary: The Showroom Coordinator is responsible for providing customers with outstanding customer service as the primary point of contact for our new Westport showroom. This role requires someone who has excellent communication skills, is detail-oriented, and possesses time management skills to help coordinate appointments.    

    Essential Functions:

    • Warmly greet customers when they walk in the door and provide excellent customer service.

    • Engage customers, in-person and on the phone, to discern their needs and direct them to the appropriate sales staff.

    • Schedule appointments for customers with our Sales reps.

    • Collect customer information in a database and send follow-up communications.

    • Leverage our computer system to provide customer updates on orders and deliveries.

    • Stock literature and refreshments.

    • Help schedule and coordinate general building maintenance.

    • Perform other administrative tasks to support the Sales team.


    Required Education and Experience:

    • High School diploma, GED, or other high school diploma equivalent

    • Previous experience working in a showroom environment

    • Prior experience with building material products is preferred but not required


    Skills and Competencies:   

    • Strong customer service skills with direct customer experience.

    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

    • Keen attention to detail.

    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

    • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

    • Must have knowledge of office administrative procedures and equipment.

    • Ability to work with a team and adapt to a constantly changing environment.

    • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations. Position requires demonstrated poise and tact when greeting and working with customers.

    • Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality 

    • and applies feedback to improve performance.

    • Meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time

    • Have ability to physically stock literature and beverages

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position.  Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (subject to change)

    Supervisory Responsibility: None

    What we offer: Competitive Salary and great benefits including; medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Employee discount, Tuition Assistance and much more.

    To apply for this position, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.


    Dispatcher

    Stamford, CT

    To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

    Job Type: Full-time

    Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking a Data Entry Sales Support Clerk for our Stamford, CT Location.

    Interstate and Lakeland Lumber, a leader as a building materials supplier we strive to provide excellent customer service and quality product line offering to our clients. With multiple locations in CT and NY and 100 years in business, Interstate Lumber is dedicated to creating a rewarding career for all its associates. We are currently seeking a qualified Dispatcher to join our Yard team in Shrub Oak, NY.  We offer competitive pay and solid benefit package which include; health, dental, vision, life  insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, employee discount, tuition assistance and much more. 


     Essential Job Functions  

    • Maintains inventory control, places orders or reorders from approved vendors, and maintains accurate records.

    • Inspects deliveries for accuracy, quality, and yard placement.  

    • Assists employees with questions on products, orders, or stock.

    • Perform cycle counts when necessary.

    • Ensures all supplies are maintained at acceptable levels.

    • Assist with inventory preparation.

    • Responsible for the presentation of yard/warehouse products, including culling, layouts, restocking, segregation, and labeling of all special orders.

    • Coordinates and schedules workload of yard workers concerning receiving orders, restocking inventory, building orders to be delivered, and general yard condition.

    • Supervises customer service in the yard.

    • Responsible for security and safety procedures of yard operation.

    • Trains and certifies new hires on forklift operation.

    • Arranges for upkeep and repair of forklifts and company trucks.

    • Responsible for customer load building process with central dispatch.

    • Periodically updates manager on any open issues.  

    Other Duties

    • Assist with customers in the yard as needed.

    • Other duties as assigned.  


    Competencies: Great people skills, ability to think on the spot and out of the box; able to adapt to a constantly changing environment; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent negotiation skills; proactive planning and time management skills; reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and evidence of insurability.


    Required Education and Experience

    • High school diploma, GED, or its equivalent.

    • Minimum of 3 years of purchasing, receiving, dispatcher-related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above mentioned tasks.


    Preferred Experience

    Five years working as a dispatcher in a similar environment. Prior product knowledge and experience working with building materials and lumber yards. Previous experience in forklift operations and training employees on forklift and yard safety.


    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration, and extreme weather conditions. Physical demands include occasional forklift driving; prolonged lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling, walking, loading, unloading; ability to lift to 50 pounds at a time unassisted.


      Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

      Full-time position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The work schedule varies and requires the employee to work some Saturday and be responsible for closing the store occasionally.


      Travel: Travel to other locations as necessary for meetings and training

      Supervisory Responsibility: Supervising yard personnel

      What we offer: Competitive Salary and great benefits


      To apply for this position, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.

       


      CDL Driver

      Newtown, CT

      To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

      Job Type: Full-time

      Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking a CDL Driver for our Newtown, CT Location.

      Interstate and Lakeland Lumber is an organization that strives to provide excellent customer service and quality product line offering to our clients. With multiple locations in CT and NY and 100 years in business, Interstate Lumber is dedicated to creating a rewarding career for all its associates.

      We have an immediate hire opportunity for a CDL Class A Driver in Newtown, CT. This role is for you if you drive Manual Transmission Tractor Trailer and have a clean driving record. We offer a competitive pay rate, excellent union benefits, and a great work environment. Be part of our team! to apply, send your resume via Indeed or email us at hr@interstatelumber.com


      Essential Functions:

      • Transport Material from one company location to another

      • Perform vehicle pre-and post-trip inspections

      • Responsible for inspecting and maintaining vehicles, including regular maintenance, safety, state inspections, and emergency repairs. 

      • Keep detailed logs of vehicle maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs to ensure that their trucks remain safe and legal to drive.

      • Accurately record pickups and drop-offs to ensure the dispatcher has a record of successful deliveries. 

      • Pick up goods and materials, verify loads for accuracy, and deliver them as instructed.

      • Utilize GPS technology to outline routes while considering factors such as weight limits regulations on roads and tunnels, weather conditions, and traffic. 

      • Responsible for essential vehicle maintenance; obey all safe work practices, policies, and processes.

      • Communicates well with dispatchers and other logistics personnel while completing their routes, which includes sharing updates on delivery timelines or route conditions.


      Competencies

      • Reliable transportation, valid CDL A driver's license, medical card, and evidence of insurability; excellent written and oral communication skills 

      • Working knowledge of the construction industry and building materials

      • Traffic laws/ DOT regulations/ driving knowledge

      • Ability to lift 80 pounds repeatedly throughout the day

      • Able to pass random drug tests and obtain a medical card

      • Clean driving record

      • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills in the English language


      Education, Experience, and Age Requirements:

      • Manual Transmission Tractor Trailer/Flat Beds

      • License: CDL A 

      • High school diploma or equivalent

      • Ability  to read and communicate in English

      • 21 years or older

      • At least 1-2 years' experience driving trucks OR an entry-level driver certificate for new truck drivers

      • No more than 4 points in 36 months

      • No more than 2 suspensions in 36 months.

      • No DWI/DUI convictions 

      • Must pass a pre-employment physical aptitude test before hire


      Preferred Experience:

      • 5  Years CDL A Driver Experience

      • Prior product familiarization/product knowledge and experience working with building materials and in lumberyards. Previous experience in forklift operations

      • Experience transporting Lumber and building materials


      Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration, and extreme weather conditions

      •  Physical demands include occasional forklift driving; carrying, standing, kneeling, walking, loading, unloading; ability to lift to 50 pounds at a time unassisted; ability to carry heavy doors/windows with assistance of carrying devices


      Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

      • Full-time, 40 hours weekly average, occasional overtime required

      • Hours vary by location – typical hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday,

      Travel:     Local Routes

      To apply for this position, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.


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