Automotive Detailer

Carter Motors

Location: Lynnwood, Washington

Job Type: Full time


At Carter Motors, we strive to make every customer a customer for life. Happy employees make happy customers, and we reward individuals who are ready to work hard and stay motivated. Every employee at Carter Motors is absolutely critical to its success. Our promise is to keep delivering the same award winning service and value that our community has come to expect from our dealership through the years.

The Automotive Detailer is responsible for new vehicles and pre-owned vehicles preparation in terms of appearance conditioning. They prepare vehicles for sale and delivery by washing, vacuuming, and restoring interior, exterior, and under-hood cosmetics. The Automotive Detailer is also responsible to informally inspect vehicles for defective parts and/or accessories and to drive vehicles (automatic and standard transmission) in and around the lot, as well as to nearby aftermarket shops for specialized work. They may be required to replace minor/superficial parts and accessories, tighten, or adjust loose parts, and/or provide minute touch-up when directed to do so.

Compensation - $22 an hour, flat rate

Schedule - Monday-Friday

What We Offer
  • Competitive compensation plans
  • Medical, Dental & Vision after 30 days of employment
  • 401(k) + Company Match Plan after 90 days of employment
  • AFLAC, Legal Shield & Identity Theft Shield, FSA, Pet Insurance Discount
  • Paid time off after 90 days of employment
  • Growth opportunities
  • Paid Training
  • Employee vehicle purchase plans
  • Family owned and operated
  • Long term job security
  • Discount Program
  • Discounts on products and services
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  • Performs variety of vehicle cleaning tasks such as (but not limited to) washing, polishing, buffing, interior cleaning, and window cleaning
  • Cleans upholstery, rugs, glass, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices
  • Polishes the dashboard, steering wheel, trims, and moldings inside the vehicle
  • Applies revitalizers and preservative agents to vinyl or leather surfaces and treats fabrics with spot and stain-resistant chemicals
  • Cleans engine and engine departments with steam cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents
  • Wax and buff vehicles after washing, buff out minor scratches
  • Polishes the exterior chrome and all trim on the exterior of the vehicle using special cleaner
  • Clean and polish wheel rims
  • Clean and buff headlights, brake lights and taillights.
  • Operates tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • Ferry vehicles in/around lot and to/from local aftermarket shops for specialty work such as leather repairs, glass replacement, etc.
  • Maintains assigned workspace in an organized and clean manner
  • Assists in all other areas of the Department, as needed
  • PPF Installation
  • Previous Auto Detail Experience is preferred
  • WA state driver's license is required
  • Clean & Clear WA state driving record is required
  • Pre-employment background check, reference check & drug screen is required
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to drive a manual transmission vehicle preferred
Carter Motors is a proud equal opportunities employer. We continue to embrace diversity and foster a workplace that is inclusive and equitable. We do not deny employment based on race, ethnicity, national origin, disabilities, or any other protected characteristics. Our company leadership holds a "zero-tolerance" policy for unlawful harassment and discrimination. Carter Motors is committed to providing a safe workplace for our employees and customers. We are a drug free workplace, and all employees are held to this standard to be free from the effects of drugs and/or alcohol while on duty. Carter Motors also participates in fair chance hiring practices, applicants with a criminal history are treated the same as all other qualified candidates. Those with a criminal history will undergo an individualized assessment and evaluated based on, but not limited to, the following: the position the candidates holds or will hold; the nature of the offense(s); the time elapsed since the offenses(s) occurred; the conduct of the candidate since the offense(s); evidence of rehabilitation; and employment history.

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