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Small Business Security Consultant 9/17/2016

Protection One Houston, TX

Company
Protection One
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4410
AJE Ref #
576205067
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY: Responsible for commercial design and sale of Access Control, CCTV, Burglar, Intercom and Fire Systems.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, the Small Business Security Consultant may be expected to perform some or all of the duties listed and complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

Takes leads from existing customer base and develops new customer base.

Responsible for a monthly sales quota.

Calls on customers.

Prepares bids.

Follows-up on outstanding bids.

Provides customer service (handling and resolving customer problems).

Pursues new business.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None required.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

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

Skills

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.

ABILITIES

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

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



WORK ENVIRONMENT

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.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

One-year certificate from college or technical school; or 3 to 6 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Applicable state and local licenses as required.

Must have valid drivers license issued by the state in which they reside and proper automobile registration.

Proof of insurance for personal automobile liability with limits of $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 which provide $100,000 per person injured, $300,000 total accident and $100,000 property damage.





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.