Bargaining Unit: Use for all Job Titles
Class Code: 007240

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to four years of responsible full-time sales work; additional pertinent coursework at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis; additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator’s license may be required for employment in some positions.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions.

Job Overview: Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for correctional industries sales work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for obtaining and increasing business opportunities for the Tennessee State Correctional Industries.
Work Activities: 1. Obtains and increases business for the Tennessee State Correctional Industries by coordinating the sale of products to tax supported or non-profit agencies such as county hospitals, nursing homes, or government agencies.

2. Performs sales related duties including writing sales orders, visiting regular and prospective customers, notifying customers of current prices, and handling complaints in a designated geographic area; informs customers of delivery dates and any problems associated with items sold.

3. Maintains price lists of other vendors of similar products to ensure a competitive stance.

4. Operates a motor vehicle.

5. Prepares a variety of records and reports such as weekly sales reports, expense reports, customer files and travel itineraries.

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