Thursday, Nov. 04, 2010, 01:59 AM
RICHMOND, Va. -
CarMax is looking for more than 1,200 people to fill a variety of positions with the used-car retailer throughout the country.
The company is conducting this recruitment to meet seasonal staffing needs and to be ready for its upcoming expansion. Most of the positions are for sales and services operations (detailers and experienced technicians), but CarMax is also looking for potential employees in its purchasing and business office.
The company is offering full-time and part-time permanent posts. Moreover, there are evening-shift posts being offered in a few areas.
“At a time when unemployment continues to be a concern and people are looking for career opportunities, we are proud to offer quality jobs that provide training, development and excellent benefits at a great company to work for,” stated CarMax president and chief executive officer Tom Folliard.
“Hiring excellent people is critical to our success,” he continued.
Pam Hill, the company’s director of selection and recruitment, added: “Integrity is at the core of our business, and it's a quality we look for in all applicants.
“CarMax is also looking for candidates who are dependable, team oriented, possess strong customer service skills and who have a willingness to work the varied hours of a retail work environment,” Hill shared.
To apply, visit www.carmax.com/careers.
Potential applicants can also check out videos of what CarMax sales consultants have said about their time with the company at the CarMax website's Career page.
The company will conduct an initial review of applications then applicants for interviews.
CarMax further noted that automotive experience is necessary for the technician positions. The majority of the posts, though, don’t call for auto experience.