Need a rewarding job?
Chances are you can find one at your local automotive dealership.
Did you realize that it takes all kinds of jobs to run an automotive dealership? That's right, there are a lot more people employed at automotive dealerships than just the salesperson that shows the costumer a vehicle in hopes of making a sale. If you're never thought about it before, there's never been a better time to consider a job in the automotive industry.
With a variety of jobs available, an automotive dealership job just might be for you. Automotive Dealerships offer employment in job titles such as: General Manager, Finance Manager, Office Manager, Parts, Manager, Salesperson, Clerical Staff, Controller, Auto body Manager, Used Car Manager, and New Car Manager to name a few.
Don't discount the custodial staff and vehicle washers. It takes several employees on staff in order to run a successful dealership. Not only are there a wide variety of jobs available at dealerships, most dealerships offer above average salaries and require 2 years or less of post-secondary education before offering employment.
Along with a competitive salary, many dealerships offer a benefits package including but not limited to major medical, dental, and a 401 K. However, be prepared to work overtime. The average dealership employee works longer hours than the average industry.Some dealerships even offer services during odd hours in order to accommodate their customer's needs.
Don't be surprised if things get physical on the job. Many dealerships require that you lift and handle heavy parts. Many of these parts much be lifted and placed in or around the vehicle. If your job requires some minor physical work, you might expect some minor cuts and scrapes are standard issue, especially if you're working in the automotive technician department. Although those factors can be a minor setback the fact is improvement in working conditions are substantial. Most offer indoor and well-ventilated facilities. This has usually been a constant for the office managers but not so much the automotive technician department.
If you're interested in the specifics and duties of each position available, it's always best to research. You might want to try the classifieds in a local newspaper. Most companies seeking employees will usually post some job responsibilities in their add. If this doesn't prove helpful, the Internet is an invaluable tool when researching jobs and what job would be best for you. Good luck in your job search and enjoy your exciting new career!