Careers

Join the Waters True Value Family

The Waters story began in 1894, with GE Waters offering “a little bit of everything” to the small town of Manchester, KS. With the goal of pursuing a higher education for his children, GE moved his company to nearby Junction City in 1905. It was there that his grandson and great-grandson, Bob and Jim Waters, oversaw the largest expansion of the company, as well as its partnership with the True Value Company.

Today, Waters operates one of the largest and most respected groups of True Value stores in the country. With over 120 years in the hardware industry, five generations of Waters leadership and over 200 dedicated team members serving 7 communities in Kansas, Waters True Value strives everyday to continue the original vision of G.E. by providing quality products and great service.

We’re always on the lookout for knowledgeable, helpful individuals to join our team.  Waters offers competitive pay, holidays, employee discounts and other benefits.  We offer both part-time opportunities and options for those wanting to move in a new career direction.

Stop by our store for an application or email us a resume. Click here to print an application.

Current Opportunities:

Store Managers or Manager Trainee Program

Waters True Value is expanding and is looking for leaders to manage our new stores as we continue to grow our 122 year old company!

The following qualifications are required

  • Ability to relocate
  • Be an exceptional leader (20-50 team members in a 20,000-40,000 sq. ft. facility)
  • Collaborate and work within a detailed budget
  • Enjoy home improvement

Initially you would be put into a supervisor position at our Wamego, KS location as a supervisor / manager trainee. Length of time can range from 6 months to three years. Career development will be on-going as you learn more about our company and its goals with a manager training program held at our corporate office in Salina, KS. Successful completion of the class is required for advancement. On-line training will also be used.

The manager trainee position pay range is $26,000 – $38,000 annually. Benefits include: paid health insurance; profit sharing; 401(k) plan w/ company match; paid vacation, sick leave and merchandise discount.

Store manager pay range starts at $42,000 – $55,000 per year. Benefits include: paid health insurance; profit sharing [5% of store profits]; 401(k) plan w/ company match; paid vacation, sick leave and merchandise discount.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Drug screen is required prior to employment.

Contact Brian Weigel at 785-825-7309, ext 1005  or bweigel@waters-ks.com for more information. Click here to print an application.