JERICHO, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/13 -- Darby Dental Supply, LLC, the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise, is celebrating its 65th year in business. The company is marking this milestone by holding a career fair and an open house event that will provide local residents with over 55 immediate job openings.
Due to the company's extraordinary success and the related plans to further expand its Long Island operation, Darby will be adding over 55 new internal positions over the next six months. Qualified job seekers will find immediate positions for a variety of career levels and areas of professional interest including: inside sales account managers, office supply sales specialists, collections clerks, staff accountants, web designers and more!
The career fair will take place on Tuesday, October 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Melville Marriott at 1350 Walt Whitman Road in Melville, N.Y. Darby will also be holding an Open House at its main Headquarters at 300 Jericho Quadrangle in Jericho, NY on Saturday, October 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All attendees will have the opportunity to submit their resumes on the company's website, http://www.darbydental.com/careers/, or directly at the career fair. Qualified applicants will have an on-site interview with one of Darby's hiring managers at the open house event.
"As a Long Island-based company, we are thrilled to be able to provide so many new jobs and concomitant opportunities for economic stability within the community as a whole," remarked Jill Halpin, VP of Human Resources for Darby Dental Supply. "Despite the success and significant evolution as a company over the last 65 years, Darby has always valued its most important asset -- its employees. Hiring the 'best-of-the-best' is the only way to ensure top-quality service to our customers and our professional vendor partners. Our goals are not to merely create jobs, but to provide true career opportunities."
Family-owned and operated for over three generations, Darby has been a staple among the Long Island business community and they plan to continue that tradition for future generations to come. Year after year, Darby Dental Supply is listed among Newsday's Top 100 Private Companies on Long Island. Much of the company's success is directly attributed to diligently serving dental professionals with superior service through its unique all-telesales business model.
Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Chris J. Coschignano commented on Darby's very important milestone. "Darby Dental Supply's 65-year anniversary is really a celebration for the entire community to embrace. Any establishment that celebrates 65 years in business is something that is very meaningful, and our heartfelt congratulations go out to the company and its employees. Darby is a prime example of what sustains our business community, as well as what provides us with the great quality of life that we enjoy here on Long Island and in the Town of Oyster Bay."
With a mere nine employees working at its inception in 1948, the company currently employs 371 employees nationwide with 160 employed on Long Island alone. Darby is pleased to contribute to statistics that reflect the unemployment rate on Long Island is dropping rapidly, according to the New York State Department of Labor. The number of private sector jobs on Long Island recently increased by 25,200, or 2.3 percent in July of 2013, and now Darby is able to add 55 jobs to the local growing job market.
In addition to its plans for enhancement on the East Coast, the company has also expanded its West Coast operation, recently creating additional employment opportunities in the immediate area by hiring over 30 new employees and expanding its hours of operation. Ms. Halpin concluded, "Whether between jobs or currently employed but looking for an exciting career change, all job seekers are encouraged not to miss this phenomenal opportunity."
For more information about Darby's upcoming career fair and open house, please visit www.darby.com/careers.
For more information about all Darby services and products, please visit www.darby.com.
About Darby Dental Supply, LLC
For over 65 years, family owned and operated Darby Dental Supply, LLC has been breaking new ground as the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise to office-based practitioners in the United States. Through strategic distribution points, the company fulfills over one million shipments per year from leading manufacturers of dental products and equipment.
Darby is committed to providing superior value to the dental professional. All Darby Personal Account Managers have successfully completed a comprehensive regimen of product training and have instant access to their clients' purchase histories and preferences. Alerting them to manufacturer specials, exclusive offers and even processing product rebates on their behalf, Darby reps work with their clients as strategic partners in helping to reduce fixed costs, save money and continue to grow their business. Honoring a "one customer at a time" philosophy for more than six decades has established Darby Dental Supply as one of the largest, most trusted dental distributors in the nation. For more information, visit www.darby.com.