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Salish Strait Seafoods - Employment Opportunity

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JOB OPPORTUNITY “Delivery and Sales Representative”

Salish Strait Seafoods Ltd. is offering an exclusive job opportunity to the members of the company's five owning nations (Nanoose, Malahat, Sooke, Beecher Bay and Tsawout) until January 18, 2012.

LOCATION

This position will start in February 2013 and is based out of the Tsawout First Nation reserve in Saanichton but will involve deliveries throughout southern Vancouver Island.

DESCRIPTION

The most important requirement of this job will be maintaining excellent client services on behalf of the company. The successful candidate will be responsible for making initial contact with potential salt flake ice retailers, ensuring they have the needed physical and financial infrastructure for successful ice sales. This position will require someone to represent the company with a high level of professionalism, friendliness and commitment to customer service. The financial accounts of retailers will be handled through the company's Office Manager, but the driver/sales rep will be required to manage day-to-day records of pick-ups, deliveries and daily reports. Driving skills will be tested during the interview process.

Required Qualifications: 

  • must be at least 21 years of age
  • must have Class 5 driver's licence
  • no driving accidents in the last three years
  • criminal checks must ensure no DUIs or felonies

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • have at least two years experience in providing customer service in a professional environment
  • have experience driving a large vehicle with a trailer in a city traffic environment
  •  have experience managing client accounts and daily logbooks

COMPENSATION

For a fully qualified person with all of the above skills and experience, a starting weekly wage of $500 with a commission of 1% of weekly sales for established clients and 2% of weekly sales for the first four weeks of new clients.

Please submit resume, with work experience and at least three references, to Fiona at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or to the company office at 7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 2E4

Please Note: If a successful candidate is not found among the five nations, the job opportunity will be posted to the general public on January 25, 2013, but only as a one year contract. If this happens, a mentor-ship opportunity will be offered to the five nations' members in order to gain the necessary skills and experience during the one year contract to eventually fill this role.