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MOG C—Sales Occupations
Sales Representatives, Commodities Except Retail
C259 SALES REPRESENTATIVES; MINING, MANUFACTURING, AND WHOLESALE
Exclude Sales Egineers (C258).
Sales Representatives, Mining—-Include persons who sell supplies, equipment and materials needed in mining operations. Knowledge of the goods is required.

Sales Representatives, Manufacturing Industries—-Include persons who sell products, usually of a non-technical nature, to other businesses and institutions. Knowledge of goods is required. Inform customers of new products, their uses and characteristics and otherwise solicit business for the establishment.

Sales Representatives, Wholesale—-Promote use of and sell products to institutions, retail and wholesale establishments, health practitioners, government agencies and other businesses. Inform customers of new products, their characteristics and uses, and otherwise solicit business for an establishment. May give samples. May be designated as Sales Agent, Manufacturers Agent, etc.

Last modified: October 16, 2001