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Full Time

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 : 03/29/2024

The Accounting Manager is responsible for successfully leading and coordinating financial operations within our franchise. This role involves ensuring compliance and accuracy in billing and payroll processes. The Accounting manager will provide leadership to the department while coordinating with other managers and departments, focusing on operational efficiency for the organization’s overall success.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist the owner with the operational plan and budget.
• Generate reports for annual operational plan milestones, including revenues, gross profit, profitability, and other operational goals, tracking progress.
• Run end-of-month reports for accounts payables and accounts receivables.
• Conduct regular reviews and reconciliation of financial transactions across multiple platforms, including bank accounts, QuickBooks, and Zeewise. Collaborate with the accountant for month-end tasks, ensuring accuracy and compliance with financial reporting standards.
• Manage the grant process, including timely submissions of reimbursement requests, record-keeping for all grant-related documents, and completion of audits as required.
• Assist clients with answering questions and inquiries and resolving any billing issues.
• Oversee all aspects of payroll management, including reviewing admin staff time punches, entering specialized days and times, ensuring accuracy in payroll reports, addressing questions and issues, and assisting with queries from unemployment and social security offices.
• Provide leadership and management to the accounting department, focusing on operational efficiency and performance in billing and payroll processes, offering essential oversight for accounting coordinators.
• Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes and ensure they are implemented and communicated to all employees.
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Heritage Insurance Services

Full Time

 - $35,000-$45,000

 : 04/05/2024

Heritage Insurance Services has a career opportunity for a highly motivated and energetic individual as a Customer Service Representative within its growing team at our Hazen location. Duties consist of but are not limited to seamlessly manage inbound calls regarding our insurance products and services. Listen and connect with customers to understand their needs and resolve any issues they express. Explain policy coverages and service advantages to existing and potential customers developing quality relationships with potential and existing customers.

The ideal candidate will enjoy building relationships in a fast-paced environment with the ability to problem solve and determine solutions for customers. Must possess a strong work ethic, be highly motivated and results oriented. Ability to work independently; previous experience in the insurance industry is a plus. Property & Casualty License preferred but not required; will assist with obtaining.

Heritage Insurance Services is an independent, family-owned insurance agency headquartered in Fargo, with 15 offices located in ND. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a stable work environment. EOE.
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Mercer County

Full Time

 - DOE

 : 04/05/2024

Under general supervision from the Tax Equalization Director/Land Use Administrator, aids the Tax Equalization Director/Land Use Administrator, participates in administration of the department. In the absence of, or, at the direction of the Tax Equalization Director/Land Use Administrator, represents the department before the County Commission Board, works with other county departments, supervises and implements the sales and ratio study functions and performs special projects as assigned.
Required to be certified by the state supervisor of assessment within two (2) years of hire.
Maintain Class II Assessor Certificate by completing 10 hours of continued education credits every two years

Benefits include: Vacation/Sick Leave, Retirement, Holidays, Health/Dental/Vision Insurances
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Mercer County

Part Time

 - DOE

 : 04/05/2024

Mercer County is looking to fill the position of Emergency Manager to serve the counties of both Mercer and Oliver. This is a part-time position that will operate with varying hours. This position is responsible for managing and directing the administration of the County Emergency Management programs to support and assure state of readiness of the emergency operations center and to develop and maintain a comprehensive system in which to respond to, and recover from, known and unforeseen hazards or situations caused by an act of nature or man. Professional work experience in emergency management, education, public or business administration, operational
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WRT

Seasonal Part Time

 - $27.35-$45.58

 : 04/12/2024

Seasonal Installer Repair Technician(s)

Department: Installation/Repair
Reports To: I&R Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

General Summary
Install, maintain, and operate all types of network communications equipment which includes routers, ethernet switches, wireless access points, IP Phones, ONTs and other equipment related to broadband, internet, data, and voice services. Install and maintain fiber and copper cable facilities. Install and maintain ethernet cable facilities. Install and maintain voice systems, surveillance, security systems, network extending equipment and other CPE. Assists other departments with installation and maintenance of network equipment. Typically assigned to a specific exchange or exchanges. Occasional travel may necessitate overnight stays.

Essential Job Functions
Install and repair services and equipment at the customer premise.
Research complex problems and issues to determine and implement solutions.
Confer with customers to further determine problems and implement acceptable solutions.
Splice and test fiber optic/copper cable systems.
Escalate and communicate problems quickly finding a solution by incorporating thorough investigation and troubleshooting techniques.
Installation and maintenance of key systems, surveillance systems, security systems, network extending equipment and other CPE.
Assist other departments with the installation and maintenance of network equipment.
Complete and update all installation and repair related forms, reports, and records.
Proactively upsell WRT products and services.
Adapt to the evolving and changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities of WRT and the industry.
Promote organizational mission and goals by influencing others to act in support of ideas, programs or causes.
Display an ongoing positive commitment to learning and self-improvement; desiring and trying to acquire new knowledge or skills for work.
Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieve results with good fiscal policy.
Satisfactorily complete any additional training required by and related to this position.
Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Skill to obtain Calix certifications and any other Calix training that will be presented in the future.
Skill in problem solving and resolution.
Skill in operating test/splicing equipment for fiber, copper and ethernet services.
Knowledge of company facilities, equipment operations and maintenance.
Knowledge of company products and services.
Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
Knowledge and skill in operating technology devices/gadgets, etc.
Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to improve or redesign procedures for specific installation/repair problems.
Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions using information at hand.
Ability to effectively function as a team player.
Ability to maintain positive attitude.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
Ability to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about WRT’s sales culture.
Ability to think progressively and innovatively while quickly grasping and synthesizing new ideas.
Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by WRT’s insurance carrier.

Education and Experience:
Degree in telecommunications, computer science, computer information system, electrical technology or related field or equivalent related experience is preferred. Two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of facilities and equipment associated with FTTP and two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of customer premise equipment is desired. Two years of specialized training along with a current recognized IT certification(s) is preferred.

Reporting Requirements:
Reporting locations are Hazen headquarters office (1 position) and Washburn, ND central office (1 position).

Application Process
Apply on-line at www.westriv.com/careers
This position will be open until filled.
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Mercer County Women's Action & Resource Center

Part Time

 - $15.00 to start

 : 04/15/2024

Start @ $15.00/hour with opportunity to raise up after probationary period of 90 days.
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WRT

Full Time

 - $24.62-$41.03

 : 04/15/2024

Department
Accounting
Employment Type
Full-Time
Minimum Experience
Experienced
Compensation
$24.62 - $41.03 DOE
Accountant
Department: Accounting
Reports To: Financial Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

General Summary
Responsible for processing all payments of goods and services necessary for the operation of the
Company, as well as preparing associated journal entries and reports.

Essential Job Functions
Responsible for regulatory reporting and filing including monthly federal excise and lifeline reports, monthly NECA data entry and annual unclaimed property and gross receipts filings
Assist with annual audit and cost study preparation.
Prepare monthly financial statements for review after all entries have been posted
Responsible for Carrier Access Billing (CABS) including monthly payments and balancing and handling of any billing disputes.
Balance investments and prepare monthly investment schedules.
Prepare monthly recurring journal entries and miscellaneous entries as needed.
Assist customer service department with daily balancing of bank deposits, payments, and billing adjustments.
Monthly balancing of capital credits and assist capital credit clerk with allocations and adjustments.
Monitor bank accounts, cash balances and monthly reconciliations.
Serve as a go-to person for the accounting department.
Serves as a back-up for accounts payable accountant.
Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of telecommunications industry accounting practices.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
Knowledge of state sales and use tax regulations.
Knowledge of computerized general ledger and accounts payable software; experience with NISC software desirable.
Knowledge of company products and services.
Skill in using personal computer and Microsoft Office software.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in problem solving.
Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to make sound decisions using the information at hand.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
Ability to think progressively and innovatively while quickly grasping and synthesizing new ideas.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to effectively function as a team player.
Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions using information at hand.
Ability to maintain positive attitude. Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable by WRT’s insurance carrier.

Education and Experience
Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent experience
is required. Previous experience in telecommunications is preferred.

Reporting Requirements
Reports to WRT Headquarters in Hazen, ND and must reside within WRT service area.

Working Conditions
Apply on-line at www.westriv.com/careers by 12:00 p.m. on April 15, 2024. Contact Lexi at 701-748-4213 for questions.

WRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Mercer County

Part Time

 - $16.00/hr

 : 04/15/2024

NDSU Extension Mercer County has an opening for a part-time administrative assistant to provide support to the Extension Agency team. Sixteen hours per week. Starring wage $16.00 per hour or DOE (depends on experience) Please submit application by 9:00 a.m. on April 15, 2024.
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The Hub Convenience Stores, Inc.

Full or Part Time

 - $14-$18 DOE

 : 04/30/2024

TEAM MEMBERS JOB DESCRIPTION

THE HUB WAY

Vision To be an indispensable convenience destination

Mission To faithfully live The Hub Gear of Success in order to maximize our people, our business, and our community

TO EFFECTIVELY DELIVER ON THE COMPANY’S OVERALL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, TEAM MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE GROWTH AND RESULTS IN THESE AREAS:

VISION, MISSION, AND VALUES
THE HUB TEAM COMMON CORE RESPONSIBILITY
• Strive to be a positive influence on our team. This involves areas ranging from attitude and task completion to servanthood and guidance.
• The most important deliverable to our customers is in how we serve them. Provide a level of service that ensures our customers will want to return and also recommend our products and services to others. Further, we will strive to be rated in the top 1% of all service providers by truly giving “World Class Service.”
• Contribute to a workplace climate of energy, action, urgency, and fun! Bring our “A” game every day and transfer some of that energy to our customers so they leave our establishments feeling better then when they came in.
• Display a professional look through excellent grooming practices, proper care and maintenance of clothing and shoes, and adherence to The Hub’s dress code.
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY
• Forge positive and fruitful relationships with and between all departments (Foodservice, Car Wash, Hub Cafe) to ensure high company-wide morale.

BUSINESS OPERATIONS
THE HUB LEADERSHIP TEAM COMMON CORE RESPONSIBILITY
• Provide a great looking store to our customers through added focus to the items on the Daily Mission list.
• Inform leadership immediately if you notice any non-working or malfunctioning equipment.
• Practice safe workplace habits.
SALES FLOOR TEAM MEMBER SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY
• Follow all of The Hub’s merchandising standards in the areas of retail and foodservice.
• Put away deliveries, stock shelves, and contribute to proper inventory practices
• Keep your immediate areas around you clean and organized.
• Adhere to all daily and weekly task and cleaning checklists, including the restroom checklist. Sparkly clean restrooms are extremely important to our business.
• Understand your role, first and foremost, is to provide World Class Service to our customers.
FOODSERVICE TEAM MEMBER SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY
• Production of fresh daily food items.
• Keep kitchen and prep areas clean and sanitized
• Proper rotation and maintenance of all hot and cold food items.
• Consistent food production and a commitment to quality operations.
CAR WASH TEAM MEMBER SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY
• Adequately prepare each vehicle to go through the car wash by utilizing the pressure sprayer and other tools.
• Provide outstanding service.
• Keep the car wash and surrounding area clean and maintained.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
THE HUB TEAM COMMON CORE RESPONSIBILITY
• Understand that you are an important driver of business in your department and that you have the power and ability to make a positive difference in sales and profitability of your department
• Provide a welcoming atmosphere for our guests by greeting everyone as they walk in the door.
• Build relationships with our regular customers
o Learn names
o Ask questions about them so as to show we care and to get to know them
• When not working, be a positive ambassador of The Hub Convenience Stores to our friends, the public, and to those who need our products and services
TEAM MEMBER POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY
• Show keen awareness of advocates body language so that we can better serve their needs (e.g., looking at the menu not sure of what they want)
• Actively promote our products and services. This involves reaching out to advocates and educating them on our food offerings, and not always waiting for someone to approach you to place an order.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
THE HUB TEAM COMMON CORE RESPONSIBILITY
• Own your own personal development. While there will be others in the company to provide you support and education, your inner will and desire will dictate how much you can grow.
• It is critical you hold a positive mental attitude/glass half-full mentality. This is a great example to the team and provides yourself with a greater quality of life.
• Attend periodic company training programs as they pertain to your responsibilities.
• Develop personal goals on an annual basis and share them with your General Manager. Devise action plans to achieve these personal goals

ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
REPORT TO STRUCTURE
• Reports directly to the Shift Leader on Duty and Department Leaders
COMPENSATION STRUCTURE
• Varies depending on a myriad of factors, including size and volume of store, production, attitude, and longevity
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Demonstrate strong ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously - Demonstrate strategic and analytical skills - Show a history of strong leadership in customer care – Ability to forge interpersonal relationships – Strong cognitive skills – Positive attitude – Ability to handle all products sold by The Hub Convenience Stores - Able to lift 40 pounds – Flexible work schedule – Ability to use basic computer functions
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
Ambition to promote beyond your given position
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Point CPA

Full Time

 - $15-19/hr + full benefits package

 : 04/30/2024

On January 1, 2024, Schmitz-Holmstrom CPA merged with Point CPA, to create greater depth of knowledge and resources by combining our teams. Now a force of more than 50 employees, we are grateful to our team members who have worked hard to help achieve this major milestone. With a shared commitment to serving our customers and the supporting the community where we live and work, together we will build on this strong combination for years to come.

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant in our Hazen office. The successful candidate will support the daily administrative functions and be the first to greet our clients as they walk in the door. Responsibilities will include front desk support, answering telephones, greeting and assisting clients/visitors, scheduling meetings, high volume of scanning and copying, organizing and filing electronic and paper records, daily assembly, pick-up, and sorting of incoming and outgoing mail. Candidate must be well-versed with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams), and willing to learn other software (CCH Axcess, Engagement, GoFileRoom, etc.) to aid in client project and record maintenance and updates. Processing and assembly of electronic and paper tax returns, forms, and various documentation, and be open to new challenges and pick-up additional responsibilities when needed.
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Mercer County

Full Time

 - DOE

 : 04/30/2024

The Deputy Sheriff is responsible in an assigned district for general police work; prevention and detection of crime; the protection of life and property; and routine tasks in accordance with rules and regulations, under supervision of the Sheriff .

Benefits include: Vacation/Sick Leave, Retirement, Holidays, Health/Dental/Vision Insurances
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Capital Credit Union

Full Time

 - 

 : 04/30/2024

Capital Credit Union is all about turning the improbable into what’s possible. We know that life is about growth, so we work together to deliver the simple, personalized banking our members deserve – backed by the knowledge and education they need to thrive. Come grow with us by becoming our newest member services associate at our Hazen branch!

As our member services associate, you will help our members complete various financial transactions, help solve problems, and develop solutions so they can reach their goals no matter how big or small. Every day, you will greet members and be trusted to complete an array of services, like deposits, withdrawals, transfers, loan payments, account maintenance and inquiries, and more. You’ll be our front-line link to our membership; you’ll care for them and build their knowledge about their accounts, the credit union, and what we can offer to make them successful!

Here's what you can expect:
• Receive and processing members’ financial transactions
• Balancing cash drawer and daily check activities
• Effectively communicating with coworkers and members
• Supportive, positive environment
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Capital Credit Union

Part Time

 - 

 : 04/30/2024

Capital Credit Union is all about turning the improbable into what’s possible. We know that life is about growth, so we work together to deliver the simple, personalized banking our members deserve – backed by the knowledge and education they need to thrive. Come grow with us by becoming our newest member services associate at our Hazen branch!

As our member services associate, you will help our members complete various financial transactions, help solve problems, and develop solutions so they can reach their goals no matter how big or small. Every day, you will greet members and be trusted to complete an array of services, like deposits, withdrawals, transfers, loan payments, account maintenance and inquiries, and more. You’ll be our front-line link to our membership; you’ll care for them and build their knowledge about their accounts, the credit union, and what we can offer to make them successful!

Here's what you can expect:
• Receive and processing members’ financial transactions
• Balancing cash drawer and daily check activities
• Effectively communicating with coworkers and members
• Supportive, positive environment
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WRT

Full Time

 - $27.35-$45.58 DOE

 : 04/30/2024

Installer Repair Technician
Department: Installation/Repair
Reports To: I&R Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt


General Summary

Install, maintain, and operate all types of network communications equipment which includes routers, ethernet switches, wireless access points, IP Phones, ONTs and other equipment related to broadband, internet, data, and voice services. Install and maintain fiber and copper cable facilities. Install and maintain ethernet cable facilities. Install and maintain voice systems, surveillance, security systems, network extending equipment and other CPE. Assists other departments with installation and maintenance of network equipment. Typically assigned to a specific exchange or area. Occasional travel may necessitate overnight stays.


Essential Job Functions

Install and repair services and equipment at the customer premise.
Research complex problems and issues to determine and implement solutions.
Confer with customers to further determine problems and implement acceptable solutions.
Splice and test fiber optic/copper cable systems.
Escalate and communicate problems quickly finding a solution by incorporating thorough investigation and troubleshooting techniques.
Installation and maintenance of key systems, surveillance systems, security systems, network extending equipment and other CPE.
Assist other departments with the installation and maintenance of network equipment.
Complete and update all installation and repair related forms, reports, and records.
Proactively upsell WRT products and services.
Adapt to the evolving and changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities of WRT and the industry.
Promote organizational mission and goals by influencing others to act in support of ideas, programs or causes.
Display an ongoing positive commitment to learning and self-improvement; desiring and trying to acquire new knowledge or skills for work.
Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieve results with good fiscal policy.
Satisfactorily complete any additional training required by and related to this position.
Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skill to obtain and maintain COMPTIA A+ certification.
Skill to obtain Calix certifications and any other Calix training that will be presented in the future.
Skill in problem solving and resolution.
Skill in operating test/splicing equipment for fiber, copper and ethernet services.
Knowledge of company facilities, equipment operations and maintenance.
Knowledge of company products and services.
Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
Knowledge and skill in operating technology devices/gadgets, etc.
Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to improve or redesign procedures for specific installation/repair problems.
Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions using information at hand.
Ability to effectively function as a team player.
Ability to maintain positive attitude.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
Ability to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about WRT’s sales culture.
Ability to think progressively and innovatively while quickly grasping and synthesizing new ideas.
Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by WRT’s insurance carrier.


Education and Experience:

Degree in telecommunications, computer science, computer information system, electrical technology or related field or equivalent related experience is required. Two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of facilities and equipment associated with FTTP and two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of customer premise equipment is desired. Two years of specialized training along with a current recognized IT certification(s) is preferred.


Reporting Requirements:

Reports to WRT’s Glen Ullin office and must reside within the WRT service area.


Application Process

Apply on-line at www.westriv.com/careers. This position will be open until filled.


WRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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WRT

Full Time

 - $27.35-$45.58 DOE

 : 04/30/2024

Technical Support Analyst
Department: Network
Reports To: Network Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt


General Summary

Perform technical support functions in an efficient and proficient manner to effectively provide accurate and timely information to customers on all WRT product and services, resolving external and internal customer issues in an ever-changing environment.


Essential Job Functions

Provide technical support on all WRT products and services to external and internal customers by answering phone calls, gathering relevant information, troubleshooting, and resolving problems and issues.
Research complex problems and issues to determine solutions.
Perform all record keeping functions as directed, including but not limited to, detailed comments on service orders, trouble tickets, time sheets, work reports, expense reports, updates to plant records and updating customer account information as appropriate.
Configure equipment to activate product and services for WRT customers.
Assist customers to setup/configure devices to get them connected to Wi-Fi/Internet and email.
Work with vendors of internal software systems that configure product and services.
Proactively upsell WRT products and services.
Maintain and ensure security of all WRT devices.
May install IP network devices.
May develop and conduct training programs for employees and customers.
Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieve results with good fiscal policy.
Adapt to the evolving and changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities of WRT and the industry.
Promote organizational mission and goals by influencing others to act in support of ideas, programs, or causes.
Display an ongoing positive commitment to learning and self-improvement; desiring and making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills for work.
Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.
Skills to obtain and maintain CompTIA A+ certification.
Skills to obtain and maintain CompTIA Network+ certification.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by WRT’s insurance carrier.
Knowledge of Web technologies, technical languages, browsers, search procedures, search engines, platforms, and applications.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of LAN/WAN/Wi-Fi technology and computer hardware and software.
Knowledge of Internet protocols such as TCP/IP and hardware devices such as switches, routers, servers, firewalls. etc.
Knowledge of telecommunications billing, customer service and plant functions.
Knowledge of company products and services.
Knowledge and skill in operating technology gadgets including scanners, digital cameras, OTT devices, printers, and applications, etc.
Skill in problem solving and resolution.
Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
Ability to effectively function as a team player.
Ability to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about WRT’s sales culture.
Ability to think progressively and innovatively while quickly grasping and synthesizing new ideas.
Ability to maintain positive attitude.


Education and Experience

Two years of specialized training, or certifications applicable to demonstrate proficiency in one of the following fields, or degree in computer science, computer information systems, or related field is required. One to two years of experience in customer service preferred.


Reporting Requirements

Reports to WRT office in Hazen, ND and must reside within WRT service area.


Application Process

Apply on-line at www.westriv.com. This position will be open until filled. Contact 701-748-4213 with any questions.


WRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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