Help Wanted: Terra Patio is Coming to Fair Oaks

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Welcome back to the workweek, Fair Oaks. For those looking for to formally return to it, find some supplemental work or just find a change of pace, here's a look at some of the available job positions right here in town.

Terra Patio is Coming to Fair Oaks

Terra Patio and Garden is now hiring management candidates for full-time and part-time sales associates for its new Sacramento-area store. The candidate would be hired as a sales associate with opportunity to expand role into management.

Position(s): Management candidates (full-time)

Duties: Work with customers as advisers, helping them to design and decorate their backyard environment. The candidate preferably is good with design or has design experience. Should also have good bargaining and closing skills. Most important is strong character, communication skills, and integrity. This is generally a fast-paced environment so days go quickly, but the candidate must have good multitasking skills and be a quick learner to do well.

Compensation: Starting wage is $14 - $15 an hour. General schedule is 10 a.m. till 6 p.m., full-time; and 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. part-time. Health benefits and a vacation plan for are provided for full-time employees. Weekend hours are generally a part of the job.

To apply, e-mail résumé here.

Position(s): Line cook (part-time)

Duties: At least 1-year experience as a line cook required. Pizza, Pasta & Breakfast experience preferred. All applicants must possess or be able to obtain a CA Food Handler Card within 30 days of employment.

Compensation: DOE

Please drop off résumés between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. No phone calls or emails please. There will be no interviews until résumé has been reviewed.

State Farm Insurance

Position(s): Sales assistant (full-time)

Duties: Include, but are not limited to:

  • Interacting with clients on the phone and in person, with a smile in your voice.

  • Scheduling client appointments.

  • Handling incoming sales leads in a highly efficient and effective manner. 

  • Conducting client appointments and sales of insurance products based on customer needs.

  • Networking and business development activities.


  • Enthusiastic attitude, optimistic personality.

  • Knows that each interaction with a client is an opportunity to generate new business.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and problem-solve.

  • Previous experiences that demonstrate cross-selling and sales skills.

  • Able to work effectively with a team.

  • Well organized, resourceful and highly detailed.

  • Excellent writing, speaking and overall professional communication skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Office computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Compensation: DOE + bonus (based on individual and team performance).

This position is with a State Farm Independent Contractor Agent, not with State Farm Insurance Companies. Employees of State Farm agents must be able to successfully complete any applicable licensing requirements and training programs.

Click here to apply: Subject line should include your name, "sales position," and best contact phone number. Cover letter including license number and résumé should be included in the body of the text. Attachments will not be opened.

Position(s): Customer service representative (full-time)

Requirements: Must have one year experience in a veterinary hospital setting to apply. Excellent customer service skills are a must. This individual must be friendly, punctual, professional, detail oriented, skilled in detailed addition/subtraction skills, able to learn new information quickly, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and communicate efficiently with others. Looking for someone with a great attitude and a willingness to serve the public and their pets with "Gold Standard of Veterinary Medicine." This individual must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and stand on your feet, bend up and down, reach above your head, and move at a fast pace for several hours. Cornerstone Computer Program experience helpful. This individual may work week-ends and evening shifts. Reliable transportation is important.

Compensation: Salary DOE. Advancement opportunities are available within the organization due to multiple clinic locations. Employee is provided health/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401K, profit sharing, continued education, uniforms, and pet care discounts to qualified individuals.

To apply fax résumé to 916-967-3242 or bring it to any of the below locations:

Sunset Animal Medical Center, 7751 Sunset Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA, 95628 
La Riviera Animal Medical Center, 8726 La Riviera Drive, Sacramento, CA 95826 
Natomas Animal Medical Center, 615 Northfield Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833

Painter's Helper

Position(s): Painter's helper (full-time)

Duties: Residential interior and exterior prep work, masking, painting.

Requirements: Experience necessary and qualified applicant will be motivated to work, work well with others and be willing to follow directions. Immediate availability necessary.

Compensation: $10-14 per hour depending on experience.

Please reply with resume and cover letter stating availability.

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