State Systems, Inc.
  • Batesville, MS, USA
  • 35K to 45K First Year
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

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State Systems, Inc., the leading fire protection company in the Mid-South, is growing and is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our successful team in the Northwest Mississippi area.

The chosen applicant must be a self-starter, can work independently and also in a team environment, must enjoy sales, meeting and talking to new people, must enjoy working with hands, be mechanical minded and must be proficient with the latest technology.

Job Duties:

  • Sell services and products within assigned territory, maintaining assigned sales/service quota and following established guidelines.
  • Identify prospects utilizing creative lead generating techniques.
  • Present sales presentation and proposal to prospects, identifying positive features and advantages of our products and services over those of the competition.
  • Follow up with prospects.
  • Inspect, service, install fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, and exit/emergency lighting.
  • Process work orders and complete all paperwork in accordance with approved and standardized procedures.

Core Competencies:

  • Proficient computer skills in Windows based software and MS office 2000 or higher.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Must have valid driver's license and a good driving record that meets company requirements
  • Strong analytical and mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must possess strong communication, negotiating, and time management skills
  • Flexible Style; perseverance; action oriented; interpersonal savvy
  • Aptitude for problem solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach); customer focused
  • Ability to work a full time schedule
  • Available for travel, nights and weekends to accommodate the customers' agenda
  • Ambitious results oriented individual with entrepreneurial drive

Physical Requirements & Exposures:

  • Must be in good physical condition with no limitations.
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds
  • Must be able to carry 75 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be able to push greater than 100 pounds as needed
  • Must be able to pull greater than 100 pounds as needed
  • Must be able to safely climb a ladder and reach a height of at least 12 ft.
  • Constant (5-8hrs/shift) standing, walking, handling items, and eye/hand/foot coordination
  • Frequently (2-5hrs/shift) lifting, carrying, repetitive motions, noise exposure, grasping items
  • Occasionally (up to 2hrs/shift) sitting, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, balancing, reaching, crouching, exposure to weather

This position may require the handling of chemicals that may be skin and/or respiratory irritants. Person may also be exposed to ventilation areas which may have respiratory irritant. Must not be skin and respiratory sensitive to these materials and environments. MSDS are available.


Compensation packages are commission based, rewarding hard working people for their efforts. Potential compensation for the first year is $35,000 to $45,000, with the potential for top performers to earn more in subsequent years.

Candidates must live in Batesville, MS or surrounding areas.

Candidates must successfully complete an employment background investigation and drug screening


We offer a competitive salary and commission plan

Health insurance


Vacation pay and other benefits.

We are proud to be a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.


Company Overview:

State Systems, Inc. is a privately owned total protection company based in Memphis, Tenn., with offices in Columbia, TN and Little Rock, AR, that seeks to embody its mission of protecting life and property into every client, service and product every day. See our website for more information

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