Lumberyard Salesperson (Pearl, MS)

A Lumberyard Salesperson position is currently open at our Pearl, MS location. Career opportunities may be available to full-time employees.


To be an integral part of our retail sales team by demonstrating excellent customer service skills in our retail lumber yard. Our ideal candidate takes pleasure in solving problems, is able to work under pressure, up sell products to customers and enjoys being part of a team. Teamwork at Sutherlands means participating in team decisions, maintaining good working relationships and supporting coworkers and our business goals.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Greeting customers
  • Operate Forklifts, saws, and banding equipment
  • Accurately gather and prepare customer delivery loads
  • Assisting customers to load their vehicles
  • Guiding customers towards the right product(s)
  • Maintaining clean lumber yard presentation
  • Cross train to fill in at other departments inside the store
  • Assisting with yard returns and exchanges


Qualified candidates will have a high school education/GED and 1+ years of retail sales experience or the equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training. Specific product knowledge and sales experience is preferred, but not necessary. A varied schedule will include day, evening and weekend shifts.
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Pass initital and random drug screens
  • Have a friendly and outgoing personality
  • Be able to lift 95 lbs. without assistance
  • Be detail oriented
  • Be motivated, hardworking and honest


Pay will be based on the level of experience.

Additional Information:

The responsibilities and qualifications displayed here are subject to change. This is not an official job description. Sutherlands® strives to be a drug-free work environment. All employees are subject to initial and random drug screening.

About Us:

We are a privately held company with a very successful history. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer the opportunity for a challenging and rewarding career.
Posted: 02-10-2022
Instructions to Applicants:
  1. Download an Employment Application
  2. Fill out the application in your own handwriting.
  3. Mail or drop off the application in-person to:
717 Hwy 80
Pearl, MS US 39208

No phone calls please.

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Applicants that match our criteria for open positions will be contacted for an interview. If an application does not match our current criteria, it will be kept active for at least 90 days for consideration of future openings. If you wish to be considered for employment after that time, please re-apply.

Sutherlands is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strictly enforces a DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.

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