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Full-time Counter Sales Person (Lumber and Building Materials)

at Fairway Lumber Home Building Centre in St. Jacobs


Fairway Lumber Home Building Centre is hiring two Full-Time Counter Sales Persons at their location on 1205 King St. N., in St. Jacobs, ON. 

The LBM (Lumber and Building Materials) Counter Salesperson is responsible for providing prompt, courteous and efficient service to customers, advising them on appropriate merchandise and related items.  His or her duties include being familiar with pricing, preparing quotations, as well as a variety of other related duties. 

Work Hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 7:00am to 5:00pm 
  • Saturdays – 8:00am to 4:00pm  
  • Full-time hours


  • $19.00-$21.00 per hour based on experience


  • Dental, Medical and Vision


  • Ensure customers are greeted at time of arrival at the LBM counter
  • Determine customer’s needs by asking open-ended questions
  • Communicate product knowledge to the customer, as appropriate
  • Process special orders for non-stock or out of stock items
  • Be familiar with and maintain up-to-date information on pricing
  • Help customers solve building problems
  • Be familiar with current yard inventory and surplus items
  • Work on additional duties and assignments as assigned by management


  • Knowledge of home building products; specifically lumber and building materials is highly preferred
  • Friendly and helpful attitude toward customers
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively with employees, management, suppliers, and customers to obtain accurate information for pricing, estimates, quotations, etc.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Prior retail experience beneficial
  • Willingness to continually develop professional skills and knowledge base
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work co-operatively in a team atmosphere

How to Apply to this Position:

Please submit your resume to Mandi at mandifairway@bellnet.ca
List “LBM Counter Salesperson as seen on Region of Waterloo Employment Services Job Board” in the subject line of your email.

If You Require Assistance in Applying: 

Submit your resume by email to EmploymentOntario@regionofwaterloo.ca 
Please add “Counter Sales Person– Fairway Lumber – Attention: JD Christina” to the subject line and a Region of Waterloo Employment Services Staff will contact you to assist you in submitting your application.

Please note, this may result in the delay of your application being seen by employer, as we are currently experiencing higher volumes of appointment requests. 


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Published at 04-07-2023
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