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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 TWO of our retail lumber yard locations.

1) Shrub Oak, NY

2) Greenwich, 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.



    Accounts Receivable

    Greenwich, CT

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

    Job Type: Full-time

    Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist at our administration location in Greenwich, CT.

    We are currently looking to add an Accounts Receivable Specialist to our team. The position assists in ensuring that the company receives payment for goods and services offered to clients. Account Receivable Specialists are mostly responsible for processing and monitoring all the incoming payments. Their main duty is to help manage accounts receivable and record and post all the payment in a correct and timely manner and to assist the credit manager.

     

    Essential Functions:

    • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.

    • Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, or mailing attentions.

    • Responsible for reconciling tills, and reconciling credit card payments.

    • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent account holders to request payment.

    • Creates reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested.

    • Assists in generating monthly billing statements and month end close.

    • Assists Accounting Manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.

    • Assists with collections throughout the month.


    Other Duties:

    • Answering/transferring calls from customers

    • Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.

    • Other duties as assigned.  


    Competencies

    Reliable transportation; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent problem analysis and problem-solving skills; pro-active planning and time management skills required.  Attention to detail and accuracy; Confidentiality; and ability to work with a team required.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Associates degree or its equivalent- 2 years of college coursework, or 2 years of Finance or Accounting experience.

    • Minimum of 2 -3 years of work experience in accounts receivables

    • Technical and computer skills (Advanced Excel skills)

    • Ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task

    • Strong organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills


    Preferred Education/Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

    • 5 - 8 years of work experience in an office setting


    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    Work requires hand dexterity for office machine operation, stooping and bending to files and supplies, mobility to complete errands or sitting for extended periods of time. This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers and other office equipment. The position requires the physical ability to kneel, bend and perform lifting up to 30 pounds. This person must have the ability to write and speak clearly using the English language to convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    • This is a full-time position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

    • Saturday morning phone coverage, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


    Travel:

    • Must be able to travel occasionally to other work locations, the bank, or the post office.

    • Must possess valid State Driver’s License

    Supervisory Responsibility: None

    Benefits: Competitive wage and benefits package including; 401K Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, STD, PTO, FSA, Dependent Care.


    Salary: Commensurate with experience


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


    Counter Sales Associate

    Greenwich, CT

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

    Job Type: Full-time


    Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking a Counter Sales Associate for Greenwich, CT 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 Greenwich, CT 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 the 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 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.

    • Must be bilingual in English/Spanish

    • 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 works 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.


    Data Entry Sales Support Clerk

    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.

    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 looking for a detail detailed oriented individual to join our team as a Data Entry Sales Support Clerk.  This position will support members of our sales team in our Stamford, CT location.  The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, quick learner and have the ability to work efficiently in a very fast paced environment. 

    Essential Functions:

    • Generating building material quotes as per salesman requests

    • Entering customer and account data from source documents within time limits 

    • Compiling, verifying accuracy and sorting information to prepare source data for computer entry

    • Reviewing data for deficiencies or errors, correcting any incompatibilities and checking output

    • processing quotes timely and accurately

    • Ability to follow instructions, pay attention to detail and communicate effectively with internal and external parties.

    • Ability to learn about the products we sell

    • Properly code and input customer orders, pricing information and additional data into computer sales software, (Kerridge Commercial Systems) .

    • Ability to learn our sales software and keep up to date with systems upgrades

    • Adheres to company policies, processes and procedures

    Other Duties:

    • Assisting Salesman as needed

    • Other duties as assigned

    Competencies

    Reliable transportation; excellent written and oral communication skills; pro-active planning and time management skills required. Punctual and reliable, Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, high volume data entry skills, Attention to details and follow up skills

    Required Education and Experience

    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent

    • Minimum of 1 years of high-volume data entry experience

    • One year of building materials industry experience 

    • Technical and computer software skills (Microsoft excel)  

    • Ability multi-task, strong attention to detail and exceptional follow up skills.

    • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills are essential.

    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

    Preferred Experience:

    • 2 years of building materials sales experience preferred 

    • 2 plus years of data high volume entry experience

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    • Office setting, extensive use of computer and office equipment

    • Physical demands include sitting for extended period of time

    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus 

    • Ability to focus and look at computer monitor for extended periods of time.  

    Job Type: Full-time

    Benefits: Competitive Salary Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, STD,FSA/HSA and PTO

    Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm.

    Work Location: Stamford, CT


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