Reliance Fire Protection, Inc., a subsidiary of Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Company, is a full-service fire protection contractor with complete design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance capability that has been in business for over 25 years and offers a challenging work environment.

At Davis-Ulmer we believe that investing and empowering our employees as leaders develops an organization that delivers innovative solutions and services that create a superior customer experience.  The unique blend of our leader's abilities and the ownership of their work, combined with our culture and values, creates something that is simply described as the Davis-Ulmer difference.

As a result of continued growth, we are currently seeking candidates for a Contract Sales Representative at our office in Capitol Heights, MD.  Please read through the following job description, if you are interested in applying, please be sure to attach a cover letter and resume for our review.

What we offer

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending
  • Health Savings
  • 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and Disability Insurance Options

The Sales Representative is responsible for the promotion and sale of fire protection products to end users.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost estimates and competitive proposals based on information provided.
  • Have the ability and the tenacity to contact customers and potential customers to determine their needs and build relationships. This includes, but is not limited to cold calls and door-to-door contact.
  • Assist in developing and carrying out sales strategies throughout the company.
  • Plan goals, objectives and budgets for the operations team and identify the resources required to attain the end result.
  • Review and revise contract wording with the risk management department.
  • Develop marketing strategies to increase revenues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Moderate computer skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate well both written and verbally
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate and work well with others
  • Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to learn and apply fire protection codes and standards (Such as NFPA 13 and NFPA 25)


  • High School Diploma / GED required
  • Associate’s Degree Preferred
  • Previous applicable experience or combination of experience, degree, etc.


  • Office environment with moderate noise level
  • May require the ability to drive to customer locations
  • May require working in the field at job sites from time to time with exposure to dust, fumes, and higher levels of noise


All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

 Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Davis-Ulmer and its subsidiaries are affirmative action and equal opportunity employers, and do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.