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  • Community New Home Sales Consultant- SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder– seeks On-Site Sales Agents for our beautiful new communities in Southwest WASales experience with new home construction is preferred but not required. Training is provided.

    Our work environment is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    The On-Site Sales Agent is responsible for selling new homes to achieve Company sales goals by creating a professional, positive customer experience. If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and sales/closing skills, we want to hear from you! Compensation package includes base plus commission and benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    Our ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company strategic goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. PLH Sales opportunities are open due to continued Company growth.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Showing homes to prospective homebuyers.
    • Closing sales for new homes to meet or exceed Company goals.
    • Maintaining a positive customer experience by setting accurate expectations and educating customers on the home building/buying process.
    • Anticipating and resolving any questions regarding the homebuilding process.
    • Following up and communicating with homebuyers in a timely, proactive manner.
    • Coordinating construction buyer paperwork for timely start of new homes.
    • Reaching out to Realtor/Broker community to help create Outside Realtor generated sales.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Maintaining office and community appearance.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Minimum 3-5 years of sales experience; new residential sales in a community environment is preferred but not required
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma with equivalent experience in sales
    • Active Washington real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills
    • Highly motivated and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Solves problems in a creative, empathetic, confident fashion while keeping Company interests in mind
    • Responsive to customer questions and concerns
    • Develops positive business relationships with the public/prospective buyers, homebuyers and lenders
    • Completes contracts, reports and other required documentation in a timely manner.
    • Continuous learner; demonstrates desire and ability to gain product, company and sales process knowledge
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen may be required as part of our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

    1) *A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

     *Please note–to be considered, the Career History Form must be completed. You may need to copy and paste the link into your web browser.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter including compensation requirements.
    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter by replying to this posting. Sales@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • New Home Sales Consultant - Portland Metro

    New Home Sales Consultant

    Garrette Custom Homes—a growing Pacific Northwest homebuilder — seeks a skilled, professional New Home Sales Consultant. Based in Southwest Washington/Portland Metro, this position is responsible for ensuring an excellent building and buying experience for our customers. New homes may be on customers’ lots, builder held lots or lots secured together by the New Home Sales Consultant and Customer. This opportunity is open due to continued growth.

    We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized.  If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and consultative sales skills, we want to hear from you! Individuals with an entrepreneurial, can-do approach thrive in this position.  Please note that this is not an on-site community sales position.

    Our compensation package includes base plus commission plus benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. We enjoy a Company culture that is supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.garrettecustomhomes.com

    For additional information about GCH’s (and sister Company Pacific Lifestyle Home’s) Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Meeting with potential customers to assess building needs.
    • Touring existing homes and available properties.
    • Presenting and communicating an applicable variety of home plans and land options.
    • Closing sales for new homes to meet or exceed Company goals.
    • Maintaining a positive customer experience by setting accurate expectations and educating customers on the home building/buying process.
    • Anticipating and resolving any questions regarding the homebuilding process.
    • Following up and communicating with homebuyers in a timely, proactive manner.
    • Coordinating contract completion for timely start of new homes.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.
    • Presenting information at homebuilding seminars.

    Knowledge and Skills Desired:

    • Five years of sales experience in the new home or custom home construction field.
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma with equivalent experience in real estate sales
    • Active Washington and/or Oregon real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills; works closely with Site Superintendents and Sales Manager
    • Highly motivated and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Solves problems in a creative, empathetic, confident fashion while keeping Company interests in mind
    • Responsive to customer questions
    • Develops positive business relationships with the public/prospective buyers, homebuyers and lenders
    • Completes contracts, reports and other required documentation in a timely manner
    • Continuous learner; demonstrates desire and ability to gain product, company and sales process knowledge
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen may be required as part of our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

    1) A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    Please note—to be considered, the Career History Form must be completed.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter including compensation requirements.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: PM@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • General Laborer - Construction - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks a General Laborer to maintain effective erosion control measures at residential construction job sites. This is a full-time, entry-level position based in Vancouver, WA– but may also cover Portland Metro Area job sites.We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits; this position is eligible for profit sharing. Opportunities for advancement in the construction field may become available for strong performers.

    If you enjoy working outdoors, contributing to Company goals and participating in our team culture, we would like to hear from you. PLH core values include: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Day travel to job sites in Portland Metro and/or Vancouver, WA
    • Install and maintain Erosion Best Management Practices (BMPs)
    • Maintain erosion control logs for each community
    • Clean and pressure wash in preparation for New Home Orientations
    • Complete minor repairs as requested
    • Maintain cleanliness of job site
    • Ensure adequate inventory of necessary materials including silt fences, straw bales, bio-bags, etc.
    • Assist the Site Superintendent as requested

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 1-2 years’ work experience in erosion control, pressure washing, general labor or similar field; residential construction/remodeling background is preferred but not required
    • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable work experience
    • Have or be willing to obtain Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) license
    • Reliable vehicle capable of hauling tools and supplies; vehicle allowance provided
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Initiative and creative problem solving skills
    • Positive and enthusiastic with a “can do” approach
    • An interest in professional growth and development

    A reference check, background check and pre-employment drug screen may be required as part of our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:
    1) A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    **Please note–to be considered, a Career History Form must be completed. **

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter by sending an email to: EC@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • New Home Sales Associate - Puget Sound

    NEW HOME SALES ASSOCIATE: Garrette Custom Homes—Puget Sound— a growing regional homebuilder based in Tacoma, WA — seeks an energetic, positive and organized Sales Professional for our beautiful new communities. Sales experience with new home construction is preferred but not required. Training is provided. Retail sales experience is beneficial. (Local travel in South King and Pierce Counties; South of I-90.)

     

    The New Home Sales Associate is responsible for selling new homes to achieve Company sales goals by creating a professional, positive customer experience. This opportunity is open due to continued Company growth. If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and sales/closing skills, we want to hear from you!

    Our competitive compensation package includes base plus commission and benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and are enthusiastic about seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.gchpugetsound.com

     

    For details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Showing homes to prospective homebuyers.
    • Closing sales for new homes to meet or exceed Company goals.
    • Maintaining a positive customer experience by setting accurate expectations and educating customers on the home building/buying process.
    • Anticipating and resolving any questions regarding the homebuilding process.
    • Following up and communicating with homebuyers in a timely, proactive manner.
    • Coordinating construction buyer paperwork for timely start of new homes.
    • Reaching out to Realtor/Broker community to help create Outside Realtor generated sales.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Maintaining office and community appearance.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Sales experience; new residential sales in a community environment is preferred but not required; retail sales is beneficial
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma/equivalent with sales experience
    • Active Washington real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills
    • Highly motivated and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Solves problems in a creative, empathetic, confident fashion while keeping Company interests in mind
    • Responsive to customer questions and concerns
    • Develops positive business relationships with the public/prospective buyers, homebuyers and lenders
    • Completes contracts, reports and other required documentation in a timely manner.
    • Continuous learner; demonstrates desire and ability to gain product, company and sales process knowledge
    • Ability to use/learn computer software including Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:
    1) *A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    *Please note–to be considered, the Career History Form must be completed.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter by replying to this posting. SalesGCH@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

     

  • Permit Coordinator - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes — a growing Puget Sound homebuilder– seeks an experienced, professional Permit Coordinator. Located in Tacoma, WA this position’s key functions are to: manage records, prepare agreements and track information to meet deadlines and ensure building processes run smoothly to fulfill Company goals and strategic plans.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.gchpugetsound.com

    For details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    This is a full-time position with a competitive compensation package that includes benefits and bonus opportunities; this role is also eligible for profit sharing.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Prepare, submit and monitor permit package to jurisdictions
    • Track permits, retrieve approved permits and submit supplemental information as needed
    • Track truss calculations, engineering changes and floor joist changes
    • Request documents “wet stamp” from engineer
    • Schedule well test and submit results to Health Department
    • Prepare check requests (permit fees, utility fees, city/county fees)
    • Request title documents (owners deed, sales history)
    • Coordinate with engineering firms to create site plans and storm water reports.
    • Coordinate with the sales team on structural selections for Builder’s inventory homes.
    • Review architectural house plans to ensure conformance with customer’s structural selections.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school or equivalent with applicable work experience; some college coursework or Associates degree preferred
    • 2-3+ years of construction or mortgage industry experience in a permitting or transaction coordinator role
    • Working knowledge of construction and permitting processes is desirable
    • Knowledge of building codes, land use, storm water and land development is useful
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • A confident and assertive yet friendly telephone demeanor is essential
    • Positive contributor to team culture
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; proven accuracy and follow through
    • Effective communication and project management skills; follows up as needed throughout the permitting process
    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as: Excel, Word, Outlook; Builder MT and Timberline familiarity is ideal but not required
    • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs
    • Enjoys conducting research to gather information and identify solutions
    • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving skills with a “can-do” approach
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
    • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to municipalities as needed
    • Reliable vehicle; mileage reimbursed

     

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:

    • A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    NOTE: To be considered, the Career History Form must be completed.

    • Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: PC@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Purchasing Agent (Residential Construction) - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes — a growing Pacific NW regional homebuilder– seeks an organized, outgoing and professional Purchasing Agent. This position contributes to the Purchasing function by working closely with the President to recruit and retain the best available trade partners to fulfill Company goals for annual operating and strategic plans. This position also has an administrative component.

    The Purchasing Agent is responsible for building business relationships and procuring bid packages with potential trade partners. The Purchasing Agent also works with team members to develop and maintain budgets, coordinate the job start process, complete some estimating, database maintenance, identification of cost reductions and facilitate department administrative processes such as: creating change orders/purchase orders, purchasing reporting and administration, customer and vendor communication, and providing general support to the department. If you are personable, a good communicator and a team player with outstanding organizational skills, you are encouraged to apply.

    This is a full-time position located in Tacoma, WA near the Tacoma Dome. We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

    Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.gchpugetsound.com

    For more information about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Purchasing Agent Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable administrative and purchasing work experience; college coursework or degree preferred
    • Increasingly responsible administrative experience in a purchasing department; estimating experience is a plus
    • Residential Construction industry work experience is strongly preferred
    • Database administrative work experience including report generation
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; exceptional accuracy and follow through
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Professional and persistent yet friendly interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to open new relationships with trade partners and subcontractors
    • Demonstrates a positive, approachable and confident demeanor
    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as: Excel, Word, Outlook; Builder software (BuildPro) and ERP program familiarity is a plus
    • Basic spreadsheet analysis capabilities to evaluate bid proposals
    • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs
    • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving skills with a “can-do” approach
    • Maintains confidentiality and uses appropriate discretion

    For consideration, please forward:

    1. A completed **Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    **Please note—to be considered, the Career History Form must be completed. **

    1. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process. If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: GCHPA@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

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