Energy Associate - Prairieland FS, Inc. - Schuyler/Brown County, IL

At Prairieland FS, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, FS believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.



Under the direction of the Area Sales Manager, accomplishes training required to gain the knowledge and skill in sales and delivery of refined fuels, propane, and lubricants in a manner that is safe, efficient, and timely.


Under the direction of a Service Technician, accomplishes the training required to gain the knowledge and skill to perform propane system installations safely, efficiently, and timely.





•    Drives truck to deliver Propane & Refined fuel to customers’ homes or places of business.
•    Performs service-related propane and refined fuel installations.
•    Replaces outdated propane regulators at customers’ homes or places of business.
•    Drives truck to deliver lubricants to customers’ homes or places of business.
•    Collects accounts from customers and records transactions on customer sales.
•    Calls on prospective customers to solicit new business.
•    Calls on customers to communicate contracts, fill-up, and marketing programs.
•    Performs general maintenance and upkeep of assigned location(s).
•    Prepares order forms and sales contracts.
•    Informs regular customers of new products or services.
•    Handles complaints promptly.
•    Obtains customer signatures on receipt for pickup or delivery when required.
•    Completes regular activity reports.
•    Maintains company equipment according to company standards and performs routine maintenance.
•    Adheres to the uniform policy and maintains the appropriate professional image.





Performs all other duties as assigned.





Educations and Experience


Normally requires a High School diploma or equivalent. Prefer route delivery and sales experience to demonstrate organization and time management skills.


Functional Competencies


•    Proven professional communication, persuasion, and customer service skills.
•    Proven team-building skills and the ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.  
•    Demonstrated planning, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.
•    Ability to use the computer and “attention to detail” skills and the ability to use the computer to enhance business processes. 

Core Competencies


Demonstrated core competencies, including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision-making, and skill development.



Other Requirements


•    Energy Trainee agrees to accept any employment opportunity presented once the acceptable performance has been achieved as outlined under “ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS.”
•    Energy Trainee must be willing to move within the geography assigned when employment opportunity is presented.
•    Understanding energy products, sales ability, account collection, record keeping, and reporting.
•    Demonstrated math skills and the ability to calculate discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volume, etc.
•    Ability to operate the computer using ticket-making software.
•    Must have and maintain a valid CDL license, be insurable to operate the required vehicle, and have the ability to travel independently.
•    Must pass a pre-hire drug and alcohol test and enroll in the company’s random drug and alcohol testing program.
•    Must attend CETP training courses and achieve a passing score.



Prairieland FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission, and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  


We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Prairieland FS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, always looking for hardworking individuals to join our team.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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