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Hilltop Sales & Service - Sales Representative - Military Veterans

at John Deere

As a Sales Department Representative at a John Deere dealership, you will play a crucial role in promoting and selling our high-quality agricultural, turf, and construction equipment to customers. Your primary responsibility will be to build and maintain strong customer relationships, provide exceptional service, and achieve sales targets. By understanding our customers' needs and offering tailored solutions, you will contribute to the growth and success of our dealership.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct product demonstrations and explain features, benefits, and application techniques to customers.

  • Respond to inquiries promptly and provide detailed information about products, pricing, and availability.

  • Participate in trade shows, customer events, and dealership promotions to engage potential customers.

  • Achieve and exceed agreed-upon sales targets by proactively identifying and pursuing sales opportunities.

  • Stay updated on market trends, competitor activities, and industry developments to adapt sales tactics appropriately.

  • Develop a deep understanding of John Deere's product portfolio and stay updated with new features, technology advancements, and industry best practices.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor's degree in a related field is a plus.

  • Proven experience in a sales role, preferably in the automotive, agricultural, or heavy equipment industry.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build strong customer relationships.

  • Strong negotiation and persuasive skills to close sales effectively.

  • Ability to understand customer needs and offer customized solutions.
Additional Requirements
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

  • Proficient computer skills and MS Office suite.

  • Willingness to participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
What Makes You Stand Out
  • Basic knowledge of agricultural, turf and/or construction equipment.
Additional Information
  • This position may require occasional travel for customer visits or training purposes.

  • Compliance with all safety and environmental regulations is essential for this role.

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Paid time off and holiday pay

  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within our dealership

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourage individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences to apply. Join our team and make a significant impact in the agricultural, turf and construction industries. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and support to our customers, and we believe in investing in the growth and development of our employees. If you are passionate about customer satisfaction, we invite you to apply for a Sales Representative position and be a part of our John Deere dealership family.


John Deere

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

How to apply:

Check out our open opportunities to the right for more information and to apply.

Once you click ‘Apply Now’, John Deere will receive a notification with your information.  In order to be considered for next steps, please make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once John Deere reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

Discuss Your Career Options with a Veteran at John Deere Today!

All interested service members and veterans can learn more and fill out a contact card at  We will connect you with a John Deere veteran to discuss all potential options/matches.  

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