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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Protection One Monroe, LA

Monroe, LA
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


SUMMARY: As an outside sales consultant, the Residential Sales Consultant will grow the customer base by selling security systems to homeowners; involves prospecting, cold calling and networking to find new business.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. To perform this job successfully the Residential Security Consultant may be expected to perform some or all of the duties listed and perform other duties as assigned.

The rep will present Protection One's products and services to potential and existing customers.

Prospecting, on-site cold calling and networking to find new business.

Solicit referrals during sales presentations at prospects home.

Sales will include on-site sale of security systems to homeowners, add-ons to new customers, new owner sales, warranty sales, armed response sales, and signing customers up for auto pay.

Schedule new on-site appointments with homeowners to complete sales presentations, and keep pre-scheduled appointments.

Comply with Protection One s vehicle policy.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Superior organizational and follow-up skills.

Extensive driving in personal vehicle.

Varied schedule including evenings and Saturdays (required).


None required.



Knowledge of and a proficiency in using Computer and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), and Internet.


Excellent time management, planning and forward-thinking skills.

Self-motivated and a professional attitude.

Excellent communication and listening skills.

Excellent teambuilding, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

Must possess good decision making skills, be very organized and detail oriented.

Superior telephone etiquette skills.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, delays or unexpected events; manage competing demands; change approach or method to best fit the situation.

Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

Ability to maintain composure, keep emotions in check and avoid aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; twist; use hands to handle; push; pull or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to drive a motor vehicle while seated for extended periods, and be able to drive at night.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

This job may involve working with 110-volt electricity and may involve working around 120-volt electricity.

Must be able to drive a motor vehicle while seated for extended periods, and be able to drive at night.


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.

Three to six months outside sales experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


Applicable state and local licenses as required.

Should you use your personal vehicle for authorized Company business, proof of automobile insurance and valid driver s license issued by the state of residence are required.

Protection One Alarm Monitoring, Inc. or any of its respective affiliates, divisions, and/or subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Security Monitoring Services, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer committed to a diverse workforce.