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651 Aquaculture Biologist - Technical Sales Representative- FL

Pentair Water Quality Systems

Job Title: Aquaculture Biologist - Technical Sales Representative

Department:  Sales       

Reports to: Customer Support Manager




The Technical Sales Representative position is responsible for managing customer interactions and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction.  The Technical Sales Representative interacts with customers to analyze customer needs and provide technical support for PAES product.



  • Support the PAES contact center and inside sales team on product related technical questions
  • Support the goal of increasing sales by improving overall technical understanding of products within the contact center in order to facilitate up-selling of additional products
  • Effectively communicate with customers directly to assist with product specifications, sizing, and application
  • Answer phones and provide technical assistance with product applications to both customers and co-workers
  • Provide price quotes for products in a timely and accurate manner that is consistent with PAES pricing objectives
  • Respond to all incoming data specifically faxes, electronic mail, conventional mail, walk in customers and other sales related documentation in a timely and accurate manner


Skills required:

  • A thorough understanding of products related to all forms of aquaculture and aquaponics, with an emphasis on recirculating aquaculture systems
  • Proven ability to manage and execute sales within the industry or related technical sales experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are required
  • Must have ability to work independently while handling a wide variety of projects and able to prioritize them effectively
  • Ability to remain in control, professional, and empathetic while handling customer interactions
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled at navigating through multiple applications



An Associate’s degree in Aquaculture science or a four-year BA/BS Degree in a Biology, Chemistry, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Oceanography or Limnology.  Industry experience would be advantageous. Demonstrated proficiency in written (Microsoft Office suite) and oral skills (face-to-face, telephone & public speaking) - accredited courses in Professional Selling and Negotiating, an asset.



  • Able to communicate effectively in the English language      


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