The jobs available at dealerships vary greatly in their professional focuses, as well as their potential for earning. Here are a few of the positions offered:
Warranty Clerk: Prepares, submits and follows up on warranty claims with the factory.
Billing Clerk: Responsible for creating and tracking invoices and credit memos for the dealership.
Parts Consultant: Sells parts over the counter and on the phone.
Service Technician: Uses state-of-the art computers and equipment to diagnose and repair vehicles. Click here to learn more about becoming a technician!
Communications Manager: Manages IT and internet sales, maintains dealer website and communications with the manufacturers.
Office Manager: Organizes office operations and procedures.
Parts Manager: Maintains parts inventory, inventory control, merchandising, display and advertising.
Vehicle Product Specialist: Does direct sales and leasing of new and used cars.
Marketing Manager: Helps the sales team by creating ongoing activities that promote the company and its products.
Finance & Insurance Manager: Assists the buyer with financing and insurance.
Sales Manager: Sets showroom goals and manages sales force.
BDC Manager: Responsible for getting phone calls out to help bring business in to the sales and service departments.
Controller: Responsible for the accounting operations of the dealership.
General Manager: Ensures the profitability of the dealership.
Local dealership employees explain why working in a dealership is more than just a career!
“Technicians are the lifeblood of our dealership.”
– Joe Saxon, Service Manager
“I started working at the dealership as a junior in high school.”
– Mary Joe DiPiero, Controller
“The hustle and bustle of the dealership keeps you on your toes.”
– Lenny Knight, Parts Manager
“If you learn a lot about this business, you’ll never be without a job.”
– Drew Fitchett, Owner & President
“This is a great career, because there are always going to be cars.”
– Cory Coleman, Service Technician
“Taking care of customers is my favorite part of my job.”
– Amanda Young, Service Manager
“An automobile dealership is not just about selling cars.”
– Irv Stein, President & COO