Careers at Herzog's

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We’re always on the lookout for great people who enjoy helping others as much as we do. And, while having knowledge in one of our key departments is a plus, we’re more interested in finding “happy” people. Those who really enjoy helping customers and providing outstanding service. We are interested in team players who have positive attitudes And, when you work for a family-owned business you become part of the bigger picture – building community.

As a retailer, we look for people who are willing to work weekends and evenings, as needed. We believe in cross training our staff and doing what ever is needed to take care of customers and put a smile on their face.

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Current Positions Available

OPEN DATE: 8/23/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service; growing sales by servicing customers, answering telephone inquiries, keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for consulting with and mixing paint for customers
  • Assisting with checking in, organizing inbound shipments of merchandise
  • Receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service
  • Waiting on customers
  • Keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe
  • Keeping inventory counts accurate for the department
  • Provides customers with information on additional items related to purchases made
  • Provides the highest level possible of service to all customers
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the products sold, product usage, product prices and new products on the market
  • Operates cash register, including but not limited to taking payments on charge accounts and selling gift cards.
  • May counts cash drawer at either opening and/or closing of the day
  • Interacts in a positive, pleasant and prompt manner with customers in person and on the telephone
  • Assists with questions regarding merchandise, location of merchandise in store, pricing and promotions
  • Refers store credit applications and bad checks to Credit Department
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored and vendor training programs as required
  • Promotes team concept and motivates fellow staff with a positive attitude at all times
  • Promotes company events and promotions to customers
  • Moving or stocking of items with use of forklift (after meeting of requirements and proper training)
  • Engage with outside sales paint staff in support of the paint operations and customer service
  • Engaging prospective professional painters and coordinating retention efforts with outside paint sales

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to operate cash register (computer) equipment
  • Ability to do math, read orders, follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills
  • Good telephone and email etiquette
  • Good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: regularly lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Manual dexterity

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working both indoors in controlled temperature, and occasionally outdoors in varying elements
  • Additional functions and duties may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time or Part-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 6/15/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

Candidate must be at least 18 years old and have a clean driving record.

Responsible for greeting customers, making them feel comfortable and ensuring that the experience they receive makes them want to return to Herzog’s Home Center and tell their friends about their experience. Tasks include providing assistance to customers in pulling their orders, inspecting merchandise and making returns, pulling orders from stock, loading orders onto delivery trucks and unloading stock as it comes in, and maintaining work area in a clean, safe and orderly manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets customers when they enter the yard
  • Loads and safely handles customer orders
  • Maintains knowledge of proper identification of inventory items
  • Locates and pulls correct items by type, style and quantity as directed by supervisor to fill order completely, quickly and accurately.
  • Assists supervisor, other employees and other work areas as needed.
  • Operates forklift to load and unload trucks as directed by supervisor*
  • Assists truck drivers in loading merchandise and materials ensuring it is safely and properly handled to prevent damage
  • Assists truck drivers in unloading of and returning of credit items and ensures items are returned to proper storage location
  • Unloads incoming freight and checks count to see if it is correct
  • Completes necessary reports, i.e., checks orders filled, checks material received and forklift inspection sheets
  • Interacts in a positive, pleasant and prompt manner with customers in person and on the telephone
  • Provides the highest level possible of service to all customers with the main objective of serving our retail customers
  • Provides customers with information on additional items related to purchases made
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the products sold, product usage and new products on the market
  • Maintains clean and litter-free environment
  • Performs duties in a safe manner observing safe procedures while constantly alert to any unsafe working conditions
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored training programs as required
  • Promotes team concept

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to do math, read orders, follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills
  • Good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills both on the phone and in person
  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: maximum lift, carry, push or pull up to 100 pounds, frequently lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach with manual dexterity
  • Vision (acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation)

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working outdoors in varying elements ranging from extreme heat to extreme cold

  • Work with mechanical equipment on a daily basis

Additional functions and duties may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

*Must successfully pass company-provided forklift operator training program and maintain authorization through safe operation and following of procedures.

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 8/19/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for greeting customers, making them feel comfortable and ensure that the experience they receive makes them want to return and tell their friends about their experience. Tasks include receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service; waiting on customers, answering telephone inquiries, keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet customers when they enter the store
  • Operates cash register, makes change, and issues receipts to customers
  • Takes payments on charge accounts
  • Issues gift cards
  • Takes deposits on special orders
  • Issues refunds or credits as necessary
  • Interacts in a positive, pleasant and prompt manner with customers in person and on the telephone
  • Assists with questions regarding merchandise, location of merchandise in store, pricing and promotions
  • Refers store credit applications and bad checks to Credit Department
  • Provides the highest level possible of service to all customers with the main objective of serving our retail customers
  • Provides customers with information on additional items related to purchases made
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the products sold, product usage, product prices and new products on the market
  • Maintains stock, cleans, dusts, displays and faces products for assigned area
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored training programs as required
  • Promotes team concept

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to operate a cash register (computer) equipment
  • Ability to do math, read orders, follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: regularly lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Manual dexterity

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working both indoors in controlled temperature, and occasionally outdoors in varying elements
  • Additional functions and duties may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Various Shifts

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time or Part-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 8/4/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

Reports To: DC & Yard Managers

Works With: Yard Dispatcher / Load Pullers / Warehouse Pullers / Load Checkers

The Truck Driver is responsible for transporting materials to specified destinations. This individual works with others to ensure that the right materials are delivered to the proper locations at the correct times.

The ideal candidate understands that when they are on the road or at a job site, they represent Herzog’s Home Center and must conduct themselves professionally and courteously. This individual appreciates that they are part of a team, and that their role as an integral member of this team is to ensure the materials our customers need reach their job sites in a timely manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Possess or be able to obtain a DOT medical card and a valid NY CDL of Class and Endorsements applicable to current fleet assignments.
  • Complete mandatory DOT background check information, if your background history is substandard as deemed by Herzog’s Home Center, we retain the right to terminate your employment.
  • Drivers with Class B License may expect stake body, flatbed dump, or box truck assignment; Class A License may additionally expect semi-trailer assignment.
  • Possess a class 1-c or better Hydraulics license.
  • Completing Daily Forklift Checklists and Fuel Logs and handing them in daily
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Maintain radio or telephone contact with Yard Dispatcher to receive instructions, resolve problems, or be dispatched to new location.
  • Maintain truck log according to state and federal regulations filling in all information and turn in to Yard Dispatcher on a daily basis.
  • Maintain delivery paperwork according to company and customer requirements.
  • Position cleats and load straps around items to secure cargo for transport.
  • Clean, inspect, and service vehicle including daily checking of all necessary elements of your pre trip inspection, and properly complete pre- and post-trip inspection reports and service requests.
  • Keep trucks clean and presentable at all times inside and out, wash and broom out vehicles weekly.
  • Operate equipment on vehicle to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials.
  • Assist in loading and unloading truck manually.
  • Obtain customer signature for goods delivered and delivery charges.
  • Log goods picked up from job site for return.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Valid drivers license
  • DOT medical card
  • Posses a 1C hydraulics license

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 9/6/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for friendly and knowledgeable plant salespeople to assist customers while they shop for plants and gardening supplies at the garden center. The primary need of this position is for our Greenhouse, but you will need to be familiar with all of the different types of plants that we carry in the nursery, including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, and the different types of gardening supplies that we carry, such as soils, mulches and fertilizers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greeting customers, learning what types of plants they are looking for, and making suggestions based on their particular growing environment
  • Answering plant or gardening questions and guiding them on proper planting and watering procedures
  • Facilitating the sales process by getting the customer the bar codes they need to take to the cashier, and then having the plants pulled to the loading dock
  • Helping coordinate deliveries or plantings, and making sure that the plants are pulled to the hold area
  • Answering customer phone calls and emails
  • Watering plants and making sure that the nursery is neat and clean
  • Communicating with fellow sales people, cashiers, loaders and phone operators as part of team to ensure complete customer service and satisfaction

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, respectful, can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of plant material and gardening
  • Ability to work individually, or in a team environment
  • Ability to stand or be physically active for hours at a time
  • Willingness to work outdoors, rain or shine
  • Ability to lift and move plants
  • Ability to work independently
  • A degree in horticulture, landscape design, business management, communications, hospitality or a related field is a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: maximum lift, carry, push or pull up to 100 pounds, frequently lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach with manual dexterity
  • Vision (acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation)

Evening and weekend availability are required.

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time or Part-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 9/13/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

Currently we have a career opportunity available for a Non CDL Box Truck Driver. We are looking for a safe, courteous driver with a good driving history.

The Truck Driver is responsible for transporting materials to specified destinations. This individual works with others to ensure that the right materials are delivered to the proper locations at the correct times.

The ideal candidate understands that when they are on the road or at a job site, they represent Herzog’s Home Center and must conduct themselves professionally and courteously. This individual appreciates that they are part of a team and that their role as an integral member of this team is to ensure the materials our customers need reach their job sites in a timely manner.

Health and Dental Insurance, 401(k) with matching, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance and employee discounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Possess or be able to obtain a DOT medical card
  • Valid class D driver’s license
  • Complete satisfactory background check
  • Completing fuel logs and handing them in daily
  • Must be able to lift 125 lbs. with assistance
  • Maintain contact with Yard Dispatcher to receive instructions, resolve problems, or be dispatched to new location
  • Communicate with sales team about any jobsite delivery questions or abnormalities
  • Maintain delivery paperwork according to company and customer requirements
  • Position cleats and load straps around items to secure cargo for transport. Adjust and secure cargo during stops
  • Clean and inspect vehicle daily and ensure all proper fluid levels before each shift.
  • Keep trucks clean and presentable at all times inside and out, wash and broom out vehicles weekly
  • Assist in loading and unloading truck manually
  • Obtain customer signature and picture for goods delivered via phone app
  • Log goods picked up from job site for return

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Building materials delivery helpful
  • One-year truck driving experience helpful.

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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OPEN DATE: 5/1/2021

EOE STATEMENT:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

DESCRIPTION:

As a Sales Consultant you will be in charge of lumber and hardware sales while being responsible for greeting and assisting customers, making them feel comfortable and ensuring that the experience they receive makes them want to return to Herzog’s Home Center and tell their friends about their experience. Tasks include receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service; waiting on customers, answering telephone inquiries, keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe, placing orders and maintaining professional appearance at all times.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in lumber and hardware sales
  • Check deliveries for accuracy
  • Interacts in a positive, pleasant and prompt manner with customers in person and on the telephone
  • Accurately inputs customer transactions including quotes, purchase orders, special orders, and returns into POS
  • Assists with questions regarding merchandise, location of merchandise in store, pricing and promotions
  • Refers store credit applications and bad checks to Credit Department
  • Provides the highest level possible of service to all customers with the main objective of serving our retail customers
  • Determines customer requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and solutions
  • Generates new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information in a timely manner
  • Recommends items related to purchases made and/or alternate products based on cost, availability or specifications to increase customer satisfy action and improve transaction profitability
  • Increases sales and average order size by cross-selling, up-selling, add-on sales and offering promotional sale items
  • Educates customers about terminology, features and benefits of products in order to improve product-related sales and customer satisfaction
  • Remains current on consumer preferences, changes in local codes and product developments by attending sales meetings, vendor training and trade shows or reading trade journals
  • Maintains proficiency in technology as the Company brings in the necessary tools to increase job efficiency and productivity
  • Follows company policies and procedures
  • Presents a professional image at all times to customers and vendors
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored training programs as required, and seeks to learn about products and services available.
  • Promotes team concept
  • Proper use and completion of purchase order tracking procedures and open order report
  • Verifies confirmations and acknowledgements from vendors for accuracy and pricing

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Special focus on building materials knowledge and familiarity preferred
  • Ability to operate computer equipment, do math, read orders, follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills
  • Good interpersonal, communication, customer service skills and telephone etiquette
  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques
  • Be aware of and follow the We Believe statements and MSDT ECET objectives

BENEFITS:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Discount on hardware and lumber products

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time
  • Manual dexterity and the ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: regularly lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working indoors in controlled temperature, and occasionally outdoors in varying elements

Additional functions and duties may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

EDUCATION: High School or Equivalent

SHIFT: Days

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time or Part-Time

LOCATION: Kingston

STATE: NY

ZIP: 12401

This position is currently accepting applications

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