Hydrology Sales Professional

FTS Forest Technology Systems Ltd.

July 07, 2015

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Job Category: 
Sales and Marketing
Job Specialization: 
Sales and Business Development
Company Overview: 

FTS is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of rugged, easy to use, environmental monitoring systems that help monitor the world’s remote natural environments.  FTS is a profitable, growing, privately held Victoria-based company with a proven 30-year track record of excellence in our industry.  Our best sales tools are the unblemished customer references of our thousands of deployed monitoring stations. Please visit our website at www.ftsenvironmental.com for a complete overview of our company.


Job Summary: 

We are seeking a Hydrology Sales Professional to join our progressive sales team focused on market opportunities created by our next generation water monitoring equipment, applications and software systems.

This position introduces the latest technology such as the touch screen datalogger and high data rate GOES satellite transmitter to new and existing customers.  Typical customers include the US Geological Survey and state, provincial and municipal customers with hydrometers, water quality, and water quantity monitoring applications.

This position manages the Eastern US territory to develop and manage accounts through the entire sales process including business development, prospecting and specifications, contract negotiations and, on occasion, product installation and customer training. 

You are a natural with people, easily building credible, long-lasting relationships.  You enjoy working with clients to develop environmental monitoring and analysis solutions that meet their needs.  You are intuitive, curious by nature, and you thrive independently as well as in a strong team-based culture.  You enjoy the outdoors for those occasional onsite visits.

You bring either a related bachelor’s degree or relevant combination of education and experience.  You have at least three years recent, related experience successfully selling technology products (ideally in hydrology market) to US government departments, and demonstrated experience conducting presentations.

Territory travel will consume about 50% of your time.  Therefore, we’re interested in speaking with qualified candidates ideally located in the Eastern US.

FTS offers a rewarding work environment with like-minded professionals, and a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

How To Apply: 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in confidence to careers@tallsky.ca with a covering letter and resume that clearly demonstrates your education and experience required of this position, as well as your salary expectations by Friday, July 24, 2015. 

We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for consideration will be contacted.