Employment

Electro Watchman has grown its business by treating its employees fairly, installing quality products and giving our customers the same type of experience that we'd want for ourselves.

With four locations in the upper Midwest, we may have an opportunity for you in our monitoring station, sales force, administrative team, or as an alarm technician. Current openings are listed below.


Sales Representative – Bismarck/Mandan, ND

Electro Watchman, Inc. is a family owned and operated regional leader in electronic security and has been providing our customers with customized solutions to meet their security needs since 1921. We are seeking a Sales Representative responsible for the direct sales of products and services within an assigned territory; position carries a direct quota assignment. Activities include promotion and sales of systems and service agreements for security systems and monitoring, fire alarm systems, inspections and monitoring, security camera systems, access systems and other services to numerous to list. The Sales Representative will utilize creative lead generation techniques, develop / expand existing and new business by maintaining strong relationships with multiple customer departments and key decision makers.  The Sales Representative will conduct commercial and residential surveys to support the development of estimates, follow up of leads and maintain accurate and complete records of all sales related activities, including submission of required sales reports, expenses, competitive activity and correspondence in an accurate and timely manner. 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish contact with prospective clients and qualify potential buyers by scheduling sales calls, lead follow-up and utilizing outlined marketing strategies
  • Drive sales utilizing various service offerings to decision-makers of fire alarm, fire protection, security, and sound and communication equipment in an assigned geographic or vertical market territory
  • Develop and implement a sales plan (business plan) for the assigned territory identifying key prospects, opportunities and selling strategies needed to achieve and exceed assigned sales goals and quotas
  • Develop a positive ongoing relationship with customers and internal employees/support personnel that will achieve results
  • Complete sales reports/forecasts/ drive market share
  • Assess current client needs and develop a sales strategy to meet those needs & locate new customers
  • Perform a limited amount of customer service duties for existing clients
  • Conduct building surveys to create quotes and demonstrate product/service features and benefits
  • Leverage existing customer base by offering add-on services, upgraded coverage

Qualifications:

  • At least two years experience in outside, business-to-business sales is required
  • Professional selling style, demeanor and appearance
  • Excellent communication skills and relationship building skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task in a fast paced sales environment
  • Exceptional skill in qualifying opportunities, verbal presentations and objection resolution
  • Proven sales track record of regularly meeting/exceeding assigned sales plans and quotas
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to work individually with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communication or related field - equivalent experience acceptable
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers to include operating systems such as Windows and internet applications
  • Proficient in using sales data/call reporting software/applications
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to pass criminal and drug background screen

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé and cover letter:

Apply Online

Or email Rachelle Johnson - District Manager of Bismarck/Mandan branch at rjohnson@electrowatchman.com. Please include job title in the description.


Weekend Dispatcher – St. Paul, MN

Electro Watchman, Inc. is a family owned and operated regional leader in electronic security and has been providing our customers with customized solutions to meet their security needs since 1921. We are seeking a self motivated individual interested in becoming a dispatcher on our weekend shift at our in-house monitoring station. At Electro Watchman, you will monitor residential and commercial security systems, fire systems, life alert, intrusion, elevator alarms and more that protect property and people.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong computer keyboarding skills with the ability to type while speaking on the telephone
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, make effective decisions under pressure, work independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Able to train during the day, evening and/or overnight shift
  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • Background check and drug testing prior to hire. Regular drug testing once hired.

This position works 16 hours per week, from 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday & Sunday in our secure office building.
 

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé and cover letter:

Apply Online

By mail to: 

Electro Watchman, Inc.
1 W Water Street, Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55107

Attn: Jenny Garza


Alarm Technician – Sioux Falls, SD

Electro Watchman, Inc. is currently accepting résumés at our Sioux Falls, South Dakota branch for a full-time alarm technician to install and service commercial and residential alarm systems. Areas of experience should include burglar alarms, fire alarms, CCTV systems, access control systems and wander systems.

The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics:

  • Self-motivation
  • Dependability
  • Works well alone and as part of a team
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Understand and interpret maps, diagrams, blueprints and schematics
  • Must be able to work in enclosed spaces and heights
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be drug free

 

Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Current MN Power Limited Technician License
  • NICET certifications in fire alarms
  • Experience in computer networking

 

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé and cover letter:

Apply Online

By mail to: 

Electro Watchman, Inc.
1710 W 50th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

 

An array of benefits are offered to full time employees, including a comprehensive health insurance plan, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation and factory authorized training.


 

Alarm Technician – Fargo, ND

Electro Watchman, Inc. is currently accepting résumés at our Fargo, North Dakota branch for a full-time alarm technician to install and service commercial and residential alarm systems. Areas of experience should include burglar alarms, fire alarms, CCTV systems, access control systems and wander systems.

The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics:

  • Self-motivation
  • Dependability
  • Works well alone and as part of a team
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Understand and interpret maps, diagrams, blueprints and schematics
  • Must be able to work in enclosed spaces and heights
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be drug free

 

Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Current MN Power Limited Technician License
  • NICET certifications in fire alarms
  • Experience in computer networking

 

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé and cover letter:

Apply Online

By mail to: 

Electro Watchman, Inc.
2219 12th Street N
Fargo, ND 58102

 

An array of benefits are offered to full time employees, including a comprehensive health insurance plan, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation and factory authorized training.

 


Alarm Technician – St. Paul, MN

Electro Watchman, Inc. is currently accepting résumés at our St. Paul, Minnesota branch for a full-time alarm technician to install and service commercial and residential alarm systems. Areas of experience should include burglar alarms, fire alarms, CCTV systems, access control systems and wander systems.

The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics:

  • Self-motivation
  • Dependability
  • Works well alone and as part of a team
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Understand and interpret maps, diagrams, blueprints and schematics
  • Must be able to work in enclosed spaces and heights
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be drug free

 

Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Current MN Power Limited Technician License
  • NICET certifications in fire alarms
  • Experience in computer networking

 

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé and cover letter:

Apply Online

By mail to: 

Electro Watchman, Inc.
1 W Water Street, Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55107

 

An array of benefits are offered to full time employees, including a comprehensive health insurance plan, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation and factory authorized training.

 

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