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Ward Lumber is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, quality people to grow with our great team of customer focused professionals. We’re looking for individuals that want to learn new skills and take on increasing responsibility over time as advancement opportunities become available.

Current Job Openings

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If you are interested in any of the below positions, please apply in person at our Jay location: 697 Glen Rd, Jay, NY 12941.

Alternatively you may fill out an online application or download and complete an application, sign, and email to our Human Resources department [payroll@wardlumber.com], or fax to (518) 946-2188.

If you choose to fill out an online application, please fill out this information release form and either email to our Human Resources department [payroll@wardlumber.com], or fax to (518) 946-2188.

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If you are interested in any of the below positions, please apply in person at our Jay location: 697 Glen Rd, Jay, NY 12941.

JAY, NY OPENINGS

Ward Lumber has these immediate Full Time and Part Time positions available in our Jay, NY location:

MANAGEMENT POSITION AVAILABLE AT WARD LUMBER (FT)

Primary Duties:

  • Supervises work of and provides direction to personnel. Delegates responsibility for specific tasks, trains, schedules personnel, provides performance feedback, and monitors level of customer service.
  • Performs cycle inventory counts along with regular physical inventory of materials and location.  
  • Responsible for layout and signing.
  • Works with Store Manager, vendors, and buyers concerning merchandise problems.
  • Maintains safety and security procedures for employees and customers.
  • Ensure daily housekeeping and safety.
  • Able to communicate product knowledge to the customer.
  • Able to use a forklift.
  • Assist in handling customer complaints.
  • Ensure products are adequately in stock and alert Purchasing if inventory is low.
  • Be familiar with the Safety and Health Accident Prevention Program and abide by all safety and health rules, work place practices, and regulations.
  • Any other related duties as may be requested.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Able to communicate with good written, oral and listening skills.
  • Some management and/or supervisory experience.
  • Able to lift within OSHA Heavy Lifting guidelines (up to 100 lbs.)
  • Able to bend, stretch and climb, for merchandise handling, while using proper ergonomic techniques.
  • Able to be solution oriented and detail oriented when dealing with vendors, customers and employees.
  • Able to handle multiple job functions and re-prioritize as necessary.
  • Computer literate and able to learn Avtivant Eagle system.

Training provided, competitive wages, benefits and incentive plans including $1000 - 401K sign on bonus for full time and $500 - 401K sign on bonus for part time.

Apply in person at the Jay location: 697 Glen Rd., Jay, NY 12941 or fill out an application online, print and email, or fax to (518) 946-2188.

CONTRACTOR CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITION AVAILABLE AT WARD LUMBER (FT)

Primary Duties:

  • Provides professional, friendly and courteous sales and customer service support for Pro Sales outside sales personnel and services contractors in the store as necessary.
  • Takes building materials orders and provides advice and guidance on alternative materials, techniques, designs, and cost-effective approaches.
  • Provides computer and manually generated quotes on requested building materials, custom built items, etc., and follow-ups as needed.
  • Follows up on orders and back orders.
  • Assists in resolving customer complaints and helps expedite customer credit account and financing requests.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Position Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 2 years in building material sales, construction, or equivalent experience.
  • Computer literate in Windows, Microsoft Office. Able to prioritize job functions in order to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be proactive, solution & detail oriented when dealing with customers, vendors & co-workers.
  • Able to communicate with good written, oral & listening skills.
  • Must be outgoing, energetic & customer service oriented. 
  • Able to work flexible schedule as required.

Training provided, competitive wages, benefits and incentive plans including $1000 - 401K sign on bonus for full time and $500 - 401K sign on bonus for part time.

Apply in person at the Jay location: 697 Glen Rd., Jay, NY 12941 or fill out an application online, print and email, or fax to (518) 946-2188.

WAREHOUSE/NON-CDL DRIVER POSITION AVAILABLE AT WARD LUMBER (FT or PT)

  • Warehouse/ non-CDL driver position open at Ward Lumber serving our homeowner and contractor community.
  • This position is primarily outside in the warehouses and building supply yard and making deliveries to our customers.
  • Training including forklift certification provided, competitive wages, benefits and incentive plans including $1000 - 401K sign on bonus for full time and $500 - 401K sign on bonus for part time.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a drug test and pre-employment physical.
  • Apply in person at the Jay location: 697 Glen Rd., Jay, NY 12941 or fill out an application online, print and email, or fax to (518) 946-2188.

If you are interested in any of the positions, please apply in person at our Jay location: 697 Glen Rd, Jay, NY 12941.

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MALONE, NY OPENINGS

Ward Lumber has these immediate Full Time and Part Time positions available in our Malone, NY location:

CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITION AVAILABLE AT WARD LUMBER (FT or PT)

  • Customer Service position open at Ward Lumber serving our homeowner and contractor community.
  • Training provided, competitive wages, benefits and incentive plans including $1000 - 401K sign on bonus for full time and $500 - 401K sign on bonus for part time.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a drug test and pre-employment physical.
  • Apply in person at the Malone location: 3240 Rt 11, Malone or fill out an application online, print and email.

CONTRACTOR SALES ASSISTANT (FT)

  • Provides sales and customer service support to contractor sales and services contractor, commercial building materials and homeowner customer accounts.
  • Assist contractor sales with ordering of non-stock materials from vendors.
  • Confirm and check all orders, including but not limited to special orders. Ensure accuracy of what is ordered and what is confirmed from vendor.
  • Coordinate deliveries of stock materials and special orders with pro sales salesmen, pro customers & Yard Manager.
  • Takes building materials orders and provides advice and guidance, on alternate materials, techniques, designs, and cost-effective approaches.
  • Provides computer and manually generated quotes on requested building materials, custom built items, special orders, etc. and follows up as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with customers via telephone, e-mail and/or text. Facilitate communication between pro salespeople and customers.
  • Assists retail store sales personnel as may be required.
  • Training, competitive wages, benefits and incentive plans including $1000 - 401K sign on bonus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a drug test and pre-employment physical.
  • Apply in person at the Malone location: 3240 Rt 11, Malone or fill out an application online, print and email.

If you are interested in any of the positions, please apply in person at our Malone location: 3240 State Rt 11, Malone, NY 12953.

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697 Glen Road
Jay, NY 12941

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697 Glen Road
Jay, NY 12941


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697 Glen Road
Jay, NY 12941


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