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Service Manager (Oil & Propane) Excellent Benefits, Family owned business, Fun atmosphere!

Palmer Gas & Oil Company | Atkinson, NH 03811

Palmer Gas & Oil Company

Salary range: $60K to $80K

Supervises and directs activities and work schedules of Installation Team, Tank installers, Technicians, Electricians and apprentices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for efficient communication, harmonious interaction and support of co-workers and management team members.

Develops and implements strategic plans to accommodate corporate goals.

Runs reports such as call back, service profitability and service tech performance.

Assures that appropriate service technician safety/technical training and regular monthly meetings are maintained.

Assures that proper communication occurs and that communication equipment is operational at all times.

Authorizes and supervises repair and maintenance of service vehicles and other service equipment.

Works closely with the Administrative Service Manager to ensure dispatchers and techs are scheduled efficiently and effectively. Promotes Teamwork within the department.

Adheres to company policies for promoting business and excellent customer relationships. Deals with escalated customer service calls.

Must be available by phone during off hours to the on-call technician.

Maintains communication within other departments to ensure all employees are informed of changes, etc.

Performs other tasks assigned by manager to provide general support to company operations.

Assists in performing tasks of other personnel within the department as needed.

Maintains and promotes company brand guidelines and core values at all times.


  • Values – Must be transparent and possess a strong set of personal values based on strong integrity – “Do the right thing” – in concert with those of the Company
  • Capable of Building a Powerful Team – Must be able to select, develop, engage and retain powerful people.
  • Proactive – Must use information to anticipate, communicate and help optimize bottom line results.
  • Communication – Must have strong verbal and written communication skills; the ability to communicate even complex ideas and concerns in a concise, simple and actionable manner.
  • Energetic and Enthusiastic – truly enjoys working in a “make it happen” environment in which enthusiasm for the company’s products, mission and service offerings is contagious.


Directly supervises Installation Team, Tank installers, Technicians, Electricians and apprentices.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

SAFETY Working safely is a condition of employment.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Must speak fluent English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Must be able to navigate around Windows and know Microsoft Word – (Excel a plus). Ability to quickly learn our computer software. Typing skills of 40 WPM.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Palmer Gas & Oil is a Drug Free Workplace. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Palmer Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted On: 11/21/182018-11-21
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Customer Service, Management
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Career Level: Manager/Director
Minimum Degree: Bachelor's Degree
Pay Type: Annual Salary
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 03811, Customer Service, Management

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