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G-A-P Supply Corp Johnstone Portland


Johnstone Supply is the top cooperative wholesale distributor in the country and a recognized national leader in the HVACR industry. With regional distribution centers based in Portland, Oregon, Joliet, Illinois, Memphis, Tennessee, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jacksonville, Florida, and Las Vegas, Nevada, the company boasts over 425 independently-owned stores throughout the United States and beyond, totaling over 3 billion dollars in annual sales.

Unbeatable service, support, product knowledge and competitive pricing remain Johnstone’s core values. The regional distribution network means even better product availability and delivery times for local contractors, and ongoing improvements to our distribution and operations systems means Johnstone is poised to remain a true one-stop-shop for contractors nationwide. We offer superior customer service, technical advice and training seminars and feature the industry’s most respected catalog (available both in digital and online) featuring more than 80,000 quality parts, supplies and equipment.


Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 5:00pm


Salary rate: $26 – $26 / hour


Senior counter sales associates must have exceptional knowledge of new and existing products and inventory. They are to assist in receiving, shipping and general warehouse duties aside from being at the counter. Making sure that records are organized and filed daily. Counter Sales will also complete all transactions and necessary paperwork accurately in a timely manner.

Counter Sales Associate Responsibilities –

  • Senior Counter Sales will answers incoming telephone calls and greets customers who walk in the store. Handles multiple customers and customer requests simultaneously while maintaining a friendly and professional manner.
  • Assists customers in making product selections by asking questions and actively listening to identify customer needs. Assists with system or product troubleshooting and answering technical questions. Identifies alternate or substitute products to meet customer needs.
  • Senior Counter Sales researches and sources product for customers using a variety of tools, including point-of-sale computer system, catalogs, websites, JXI, and industry and store contacts.
  • Enters sales orders into point-of-sale computer system for invoicing or cash payments. Processes customer returns and warranties following company guidelines.
  • Follows up promptly on all customer requests for information, quotes, alternative parts and delivery dates. Proactively communicates with customers about any expected delays or issues with their order.
  • Senior Counter Sales develops good working relationships and rapport with customers. Greets regular customers by name.
  • Maintains the highest standards in cleanliness and appearance of the showroom through stocking shelves, housekeeping, creating displays, etc.
  • Resolves customer complaints and disputes in a timely, professional manner that balances customer requests with business needs.
  • Drives to customer location with company vehicle and replenishes bin stock.
  • Follows company pricing and credit guidelines.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D and minimum of two years related experience and/or training in the HVAC/R industry; OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 years experience as a sales and service associate in HVAC/R or a similar industry
  • Proficient in math
  • Proactively communicating (both verbal and written) to establish mutual respect and understanding.
  • Skill in using point-of-sale computer systems


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • ETC

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