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Parts Salespersons
District Of Columbia

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Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

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Currently Employed: 10

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: Not Available

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Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Receive and fill telephone orders for parts.
  • Fill customer orders from stock and place orders when requested items are out of stock.
  • Receive payment or obtain credit authorization.
  • Read catalogs, microfiche viewers, or computer displays to determine replacement part stock numbers and prices.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Determine replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, customer requests, or customers' descriptions of malfunctions.
  • Assist customers, such as responding to customer complaints and updating them about back-ordered parts.
  • Locate and label parts and maintain inventory of stock.
  • Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
  • Pick up and deliver parts.

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  • Forklifts
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Special purpose telephones
  • Tablet computers

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