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Lot Assistant - Temporary Part-Time

Carhop Des Moines, IA
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Job Description

Temporary part-time (up to 30 hours a week) with potential to be permanent



As a key member of our Reconditioning team, this Part-Time position is responsible for preparing our inventory vehicles for sale at our retail branch. Key responsibilities include transporting vehicles to/from acquisition sites & repair vendors; basic mechanical inspections & diagnostics; light vehicle repair (i.e. batteries, bulbs, wipers, etc ); cleaning, vacuuming vehicles; and maintaining vehicle status in our computer-based inventory tracking system.


General Duties

  • Pre-delivery inspection of all vehicles (prior to moving onto the lot)
  • Identify/diagnose mechanical or electrical concerns on each vehicle that is moved into inventory
  • Complete simple repairs, such as replacing batteries/bulbs/topping fluid levels, when appropriate
  • Coordinate with preferred repair vendors in the local market to ensure more complex repairs are being completed in a timely & cost-effective manner
  • Transport vehicles to/from auction or repair shops as needed
  • Detail vehicles when necessary
  • Deliver parts to repair shops when needed
  • Maintain vehicles on the sales lot, as well as the shop space
  • Consistently document recon activities in our computerized inventory tracking system
  • This position is classified as "Part-Time" requiring approximately 20-25 hours per week Wed - Friday.


What makes a career with CarHop different?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity for advancement- CarHop is a growing company!
  • A fun work environment filled with awesome people!
  • A rewarding job experience helping people and making their days!
  • We give you the tools you need to succeed with regular training and coaching.

* Benefits are available to all Full-Time Team Members (30+ hours per week)


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong mechanical skills with previous mechanics experience is preferred, ability to complete light mechanical repairs as necessary (Batteries, lamp bulbs, etc...).
  • Must be able to routinely lift and carry up to 20 lbs
  • Strong verbal communication skills, problem-solving and independent work skills
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment criminal background and motor vehicle records inquiries, have a valid driver s license, and have a driving record that is acceptable to our insurance carrier
  • This positions is classified as "Part-Time", requiring approximately 20-25 hours per week


This could be the beginning of a rewarding career in automotive service! To be considered for this position, click "Apply Now!"



CarHop is an Equal Opportunity Employer.









Job Details

Date Posted October 22, 2018
Date Closes November 21, 2018
Requisition 626467295
Located In Des moines, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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