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Part time
Burlinggton
2018.11.29
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Post ID: 234567876543
Hours: Part time
Status: Contract
How to apply: team@airwhistle.com
F.T./P.T.
Oakville
2018.11.27
2018.12.14

Join Us! We are looking for an Operations Manager to help lead our team in Oakville.

Proudly Canadian for over 60 years, Stephenson’s Rental Services is a total solutions provider focused on the tool and equipment rental market. Our services help everyone from homeowners to independent contractors and major construction companies complete their projects on time and on budget. Our dedication to customer service and focus on continuous improvement has seen us flourish into one of the largest independent rental companies in Canada. We are proud of the quality equipment we rent and the great partnerships we form with our customers.

We currently have an opening for an Operations Manager (Job #18229) at our location on Speers Road in Oakville, ON.

We offer

  • Competitive wages plus bonus opportunity.
  • Opportunity to participate in exciting discount programs.
  • Attractive benefit package after 3 months.
  • Opportunity to participate in company matched retirement plan after 1 year.
  • 42.5 hours per week – shift schedules reflect our business hours and include evenings and weekends.
  • Uniform and boots allowance provided.
  • Any required training provided.

Opportunities to grow with us!

Job Summary

The Operations Manager serves both as the leadership for the location and as a customer facing employee charged with selling products, taking orders, resolving customer issues and professionally representing Stephenson’s at all times. Reporting to a Branch Manager, this role provides coaching, training and development to the on-site staff while developing plans and strategies to grow the business. A majority of the time is spent providing exceptional sales and service to all existing and prospective customers.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Post-secondary education preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 5 years of rental or related experience gained either in construction, home improvement or retail.
  • Minimum 2 years of Supervisory experience.
  • Strong leadership, influencing, communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Health and Safety training is an asset.
  • Must have a G Class Driver’s Licence with a clean abstract.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Branch Manager to develop annual plans and strategies to grow the business.
  • Assists the Branch Manager with coordinating daily activities of Full-Time and Part Time Sales Associates.
  • Responsible for training, development, coaching and engaging employees.
  • Fulfill the same duties as a Sales Associate on a frequent basis.
  • Maximize sales opportunities with customers.
  • Resolves issues that may escalate to a Supervisory level.
  • Monitors inventory and ensures that the right equipment is available at the right times.
  • Oversees the quality of the product and merchandising for the location.
  • Adheres to and promotes all Company Safety Policies
  • Other duties as assigned.

We would like to thank all that apply! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and accommodations are available upon request.


Post ID: JD102
Hours: F.T./P.T.
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Oakville
2018.11.27
2018.12.14
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Join Us! We are looking for a Sales Associate to join our team based out of our Oakville location.
Proudly Canadian for over 60 years, Stephenson’s Rental Services is a total solutions provider focused on the tool and equipment rental market. Our services help everyone from homeowners to independent contractors and major construction companies complete their projects on time and on budget. Our dedication to customer service and focus on continuous improvement has seen us flourish into one of the largest independent rental companies in Canada. We are proud of the quality equipment we rent and the great partnerships we form with our customers.
We currently have an opening for a Full-Time Sales Associate at our Speers Road location in Oakville.
We offer
 Competitive hourly wages plus bonus opportunity.
 Opportunity to participate in exciting discount programs.
 Attractive benefit package after 3 months.
 Opportunity to participate in company matched RSP after 1 year.
 42.5 hours per week – shift schedules reflect our business hours and includes Saturdays.
 Uniform and boots allowance provided.
 Any required training provided.
 Opportunities to grow with us!
 
Job Summary
The Sales Associate is a customer facing employee charged with selling products, taking orders, resolving customer issues and professionally representing Stephenson’s at all times. Primary responsibility focuses on providing exceptional sales and service to all existing and prospective customers. Areas of concentration include product knowledge, systems, customer service, sales, business management, inventory control, administrative routines and housekeeping.
Requirements
 High school diploma or equivalent
 Minimum 2 years customer service experience preferably in rental equipment services, home improvement centers or a similar background.
 Working knowledge and understanding of construction equipment is an asset.
 Exceptional communication skills and effectively able to deal with customers in person and on the phone
 Able to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced environment
 Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis
 
Responsibilities
 
 Support our Customers’ needs by knowing how to operate rental equipment, explain its application, and relate appropriate add on merchandise
 Maximize sales opportunities with every customer
 Book reservations
 Anticipate customer needs and follow up on all leads
 Demonstrate enthusiasm with customer
 Safely load, transport, and operate various equipment including: construction equipment, heating equipment, and fuels and explain how they operate to customers.
 Maintain inventory documentation and levels to minimize stock outs
 Maintain accurate pricing and display
 Ensure proper equipment levels are available to minimize lost rentals
 Anticipate product demand, track availability, and ensure equipment is “rental ready”
 Adhere to all Company Safety Policies
 Ensure the promotion of safe work practices to all staff, customers, suppliers and contractors by reporting any workplace hazards to help eliminate them
 Use all personal protective equipment as required
 Maintain knowledge of relevant legislation
 Attend any training programs sponsored by the Company that relate directly to the Health and Safety of the position
 Other duties as assigned
 
We would like to thank all that apply! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and accommodations are available upon request.
Post ID: JD101
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jamiedallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Toronto, ON
2018.11.26
2018.12.21
The Technical Solution Advisor assists customers in resolving technical issues that they may be encountering with running the ResortSuite application. These issues are mostly related to the software but may also involve hardware issues.
Requests from customers come in the form of either telephone calls or emails. These issues have to be dealt with promptly. Good lines of communication with the customers are a crucial part of the job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Installing and configuring of the ResortSuite application.
· Troubleshooting application problems and diagnosing and solving software problems.
· Providing training to clients in the use of application through a series of actions, via phone or email.
· Providing support, including procedural, documentation;
· Responding within agreed time limits as per company Standard Operating Procedures.
· Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate);
· Prioritizing and managing several open cases at one time;
· Rapidly establishing a good working relationship with other professionals (e.g., contract businesses) in order to make necessary repairs;
· Testing and evaluating new technology.
Post ID: HC 1126
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Email: chauhanh@thecentre.on.ca Indicate PostID 1126 and the Job Title when you apply

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