Rock Island Auction is the World’s #1 auction house for collectible firearms and military memorabilia. We are known for offering unique, rare and one of a kind items not found anywhere else. We are also known for our outstanding customer service, our award winning catalogs and fun and exciting auctions. As a rapidly growing company, we welcome resumes and/or applications from those who enjoy working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment. We also offer comfortable employee amenities, including a new facility as well as a state-of-the-art exercise room. If you have an interest in history, firearms or serving clients in a unique and unusual environment, RIAC just might be the place for you!
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This position is a great opportunity within a small IT Department that provides support for two businesses housed in the same building.
We’re looking for a creative mind that can develop and write software solutions as well as find new ways to improve current ones. An ideal candidate will be someone who can develop custom-built software solutions using SQL Server, MS Office, VBA, .NET, and potentially other development environments. This happens in between supporting and mentoring office staff with the use of existing software applications, occasional basic hardware support, and look ing for new ways to increase staff productivity through technology. You will also create documentation, build reports from databases, and work with other professionals who service two fast growing companies. Everyone works together to maintain the network, hardware, software, databases, websites, help desk support, email server, VOIP phone system, and security systems.
Minimum Required Skills:
- Must have experience with Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, VBA and .NET
- Must have programming experience and be familiar with reading and writing code and developing processes.
- Must be familiar with Relational Databases.
- Must be experienced with Microsoft Office and integration of the Office programs.
- Experience with web development a plus.
- Experience with Active Directory and basic networking a plus.
We look forward to receiving your resume and discussing the position in more detail with you.
Due to our continued success and growth we currently have an Acquisitions Associate position available.
Rock Island Auction Company is a company known for its integrity, expertise and results. Founded in 1993 it has been the #1 firearms auction house in the World for over nine consecutive years.
As a dynamic, financially secure company, we are hiring hardworking, ethical people to develop great relationships with our current and potential consignors, resulting in consignment of the outstanding firearms we are known for.
The requirements for this position include prior sales experience and great communication skills, with a working knowledge of sales, marketing, customer service, firearms and exceptional closing skills. Candidates must also be highly motivated, persistent, dependable and professional. In this role you will devote a minimum of two weeks of travel per year to further business relations by attending trade shows and nationwide appointments.
Additional requirements as an Acquisitions Associate include experience with Microsoft Office programs and answering a multi-line phone system. We are also looking for this person to be able to type a minimum of 50 wpm, and have the ability to lift 50 lbs.
This is full time position with benefits. Hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Salary is $13 per hr. with plenty of room for advancement. Rock Island Auction Company offers its employees a new facility with comfortable employee amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness room. Email resume with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Rock Island Auction Company, 7819 42nd St. W., Rock Island, IL 61201, Attn: Personnel.
Customer Service Representative
We are a unique, rapidly growing company who is seeking several outgoing customer oriented people to join our Customer Service Department.
Duties to consist of, but not limited to, reaching out to our clients regarding various auction services, i.e., catalog purchasing, placing bids, winning bids, arranging shipping, resolving issues, and providing overall excellent customer service and customer satisfaction.
If you enjoy dealing with some of the nicest people around, this might be the job for you! As we have a large client data base, proven call center or customer service experience is required. Must be proficient with Word and Outlook. Access a plus. We are looking to fill first and second shift positions. First shift hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., second shift hours are part-time 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. – both shifts require some overtime and weekend work. Starting salary is $12.00 per hr.
Road Crew (Part-Time)
If you want to see the world from the road, enjoy travel and are looking for a job that involves firearms and history, this is the job for you!
Rock Island Auction Company (RIAC) travels throughout the United States picking up firearms collections and related material. We are currently seeking temporary part time employees to be part of our road crew. Duties will include, but are not limited to, driving, verifying inventory, packing items for transport, and providing excellent customer service. Some knowledge of collectible firearms is desired but not necessary.
You must be able to pass a DOT physical. Upon hire RIAC will schedule and pay for the physical. You also must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be on your feet for extended periods of time. This is a temporary part-time position; the number of trips you are scheduled for may vary from none one month to two or three the next month. Some trips are out and back in one day; others may be several days long. Travel expenses are covered by RIAC. Pay will commensurate with experience and in relation to this position. Must be 21 or older.
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