In the Department of Correction, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks as contact person between the enterprise program and other governmental agencies to promote the purchase of various products and the utilization of the various services.
Works under the general supervision of a Correctional Enterprises Marketing Manager.
May supervise clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Arranges for and makes calls on city and state agency purchasing agents to acquaint them with the goods and services offered by the enterprise program; answers inquiries concerning specifications, products, costs, delivery dates and related information; answers complaints and inspects products to determine cause of complaints; makes recommendations for settlement of damage claims; speaks before interested groups to acquaint them with the enterprise programs; under the direction of marketing manager, investigates marketing potential of proposed new products and services; keeps sales and statistical records; makes reports and recommendations on the effectiveness of the program; performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Some knowledge of the organization of state and municipal governments; familiarity with a variety of manufacturing methods and materials; skill in computing cost bids; ability to prepare concise reports; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of employment in industrial sales or industrial purchasing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equals one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel. 2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. 3. Incumbents are required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification at the time of appointment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Industries Sales Representative in Salary Group AR 19 approved effective June 17, 1996. (2012 SCOPE Review and change of title)