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Service Porter

O'Gara Coach
Westlake Village, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

SERVICE PORTER

Full Time

Westlake Village, CA, US

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Service Porters are responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the sale and upkeep of new/ used vehicles and helping Westlake Coach Company, LLC improve the overall quality and effectiveness of its customer interactions, especially during the vehicle buying process. Service Porters strive to maintain clean and luxurious appearing vehicles and assist with preserving our upmarket showroom ambience. To perform this job successfully, Service Porters must have reliable ability to operate and maneuver vehicles safely in all types of conditions, including multi-vehicle driving environments, congested areas with obstacles and limited space, and mastery of reversing and parallel parking.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Demonstrable experience as a Porter or similar
  • Working knowledge of basic car maintenance would be advantageous
  • Ability to assume responsibility for the valuable property of customers and the dealership
  • Willingness to learn and perform a wide range of allocated tasks
  • Ability to take accurate notes regarding vehicle movements and vehicle conditions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work irregular business hours, including evening hours, weekends and holidays
  • Must drive both manual and automatic transmission
  • Must be able lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Able to walk, run or stand for up to 8 hours at a time
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate, read, and understand the English language
  • Able to stand for long periods of time during all types of weather conditions
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have your booster vaccine if booster eligible


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Moving cars between the dealership’s display area, workshop, storage facility and the pick-up point
  • Driving and handling all cars responsibly to ensure damage prevention and protecting dealership property at all times
  • Accounting for all cars on the lot
  • Ensuring cleanliness of the interiors and exteriors of cars on the lot
  • Providing assistance with keeping the lot and all surrounding areas clean and tidy at all times
  • Driving off-site to run dealership errands when required including pick-ups, deliveries, picking up mail, transporting customers
  • Performing basic maintenance tasks, such as changing batteries and filling up on gas, oil and other fluids
  • Assist with service write-up and tagging customer cars and trucks
  • Go on dealer trades. Must be able to do all paperwork involved. Responsible for inspecting both our vehicle and the unit we are receiving for perfect condition
    and missing equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

EPMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental, Vision coverage for employee
  • 401K Plan 
  • Paid training, growth opportunities 
  • Employee vehicle purchase plans
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Long term job security

PHYSICAL DEMANDS | WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Car wash porter to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In order to perform the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to:

  • Posture: prolonged sitting; regular walking; work standing; regular kneeling and squatting; regular bending and stooping; regular pushing, pulling, and twisting; operation of automobiles on private and public roadways; operating automobiles in multi-vehicle driving environments, congested areas, and parking lots obstacles and limited space
  • Motion: reaching with hands and arms; stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; climbing or balancing; repetitive hand motion; frequent keyboarding, including use of mouse; frequent grasping and squeezing; wrist flexion and extension
  • Lift / Maneuver: frequently lift and/or move from 30 to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds
  • Sight / Speech: specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; speak and communicate, both over the phone and in-person, with customers and fellow employee
  • Mental: the mental characteristics necessary to competently perform this job include, but are not limited to, the occasional need to use instructing abilities, and imagination; memory; reading and writing ability; continuously be alert, precise, resourceful, and continually use problem solving skills; requires concentration, creativity, and good judgment
  • Work Environment: while performing the duties of this job, a Service Porter is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and chemicals. Service Porters I Car Wash are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and combustibles. Workplace noise exposure levels can occasional be loud (e.g., above 85 decibels), which may require employee to use hearing protection in order to protect against a reduction or significant loss of hearing

We are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

 

O'Gara Coach

Address

Westlake Village, CA
USA

Industry

Automotive

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