Our Design Specialists drive our success through a commitment to providing customers with the highest quality product at the low prices.

Job Summary:
Design Specialists are responsible for assisting the Owners in the daily operations and maintenance of the design sales floor, sales flow process, and customer relations. Individuals in this role are focused on supporting the store, operating and selling processes, customer service and helping the store achieve or exceed sales and profit goals on a daily, monthly and annual basis. A key accountability is ensuring overall customer satisfaction throughout the sales and product delivery processes.

Job Title: Design Specialist
Department: Store Operations
Reports To: Owners
Job Status: Non-Exempt
Budget Managed ($): None

Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School graduate, GED or equivalent required
  • High School level math skills required

Related Experience, Qualifications and/or Certifications:

  • Six to Twelve months of related sales/retail/customer service experience; flooring knowledge a plus
  • Previous warehouse or stockroom experience preferred
  • Valid WA State Driver’s License
  • Valid Insurance
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Ability to pass a background check

Computer Skills / Special Equipment Knowledge:

  • Experience using a Point-Of-Sale (POS) system
  • Experience using MS Office Suite
  • Experience using CAD software
  • Outstanding telephone skills
  • Ability to drive/operate a forklift preferred (forklift certification required prior to operating equipment, not provided by company)

General Work Schedule:
Will generally work a standard full-time or part-time workweek (depending on designation); fulltime (30 to 40 hours) including weekends, evenings, holidays and occasional overtime based on business and customer needs. There is no “on call” requirement for this position.

Work Environment:
Design Specialists generally work in a warehouse and retail sales environment that involves the use of office equipment, such as computers and telephones, machinery/mechanical equipment, ladders and heavy equipment (forklift). Routine exposure to frequent and heavy lifting, moderate noise, outdoor elements (heat and cold) and airborne particles. In-Home Measuring and Quoting travel is required.

The Company has reviewed this position summary to ensure that a description of the basic expectations, required qualifications, and physical requirements have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment and does not change the “at-will” relationship. Ames Flooring & Interiors LLC reserves the right to change this position summary, the job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Ames Flooring & Interiors LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 and over), disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Ames Flooring & Interiors LLC also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories. Ames Flooring & Interiors LLC also complies with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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Ames Flooring & Interiors LLC is a smoke-free, tobacco-free work environment. In accordance with applicable state and local law, smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas.