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Advantage Toyota of River Oaks
Advantage Toyota of River Oaks
1970 River Oaks Drive Calumet City, IL 60409
About Us

From New and Used Sales to Parts and Service, Advantage Toyota of River Oaks Aims to Provide a Truly Stellar Automotive Experience. Located in Calumet City, Illinois serving south Chicago land and northwest Indiana.

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About Us

From New and Used Sales to Parts and Service, Advantage Toyota of River Oaks Aims to Provide a Truly Stellar Automotive Experience. Located in Calumet City, Illinois serving south Chicago land and northwest Indiana.

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Hiring Process
  • Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

    basic application that take 10 to 15 minutes to fill out

  • Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

    yes

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    work history training certificates

  • Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

    no

  • Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

    no

  • After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

    1 to 2 days

  • Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

    approximately 1 week

  • Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

    relaxed

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    heated shop

  • What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

    5 Journeymen Technicians 2 apprentice Technicians 1 Semi-Skilled Technician 4 Lube Technicians

  • What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

    Service Department hours are 7am to 6pm M-F 7am to 5pm on Sat.

  • What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

    Diagnostic tools

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Technician break room

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    19 bays

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    1250

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    daily parts orders/delivery

  • What is your policy on side work?

    not allowed

  • Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

    full union benefits, flexible work schedules

  • Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

    Factory Toyota training

  • Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

    promote from within

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    continuing performance reviews

  • What type of safety training is required?

    basic

  • Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

    apprentice and semi-skilled techs work closely with senior journeyman technicians

  • How does your shop get involved with the local community?

    coat drives, back pack give aways for local students, food drives

  • Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

    recruit lube technicians from UTI

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    15 technicians, 5 service advisors, 1500 to 1700 repair orders a month

  • Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

    focus on training our own technicians to have a long career working at Advantage Toyota of River Oaks

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $68,250 - $120,000/year

    Technicians are guaranteed $1,235 per week based upon the hours a technician books they have an opportunity to earn more.

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $29,000 - $29,000/year

    Pay is based on experience and collectively bargained through the union Additional bonus opportunities exist based on performance.

  • C Level Technician
    Pay Range: $25,000 - $25,000/year

    Pay is based on experience and collectively bargained through the union Additional bonus opportunities exist based on performance.

  • Lube Technician
    Pay Range: $22,000 - $22,000/year

    Pay is based on experience and collectively bargained through the union Additional bonus opportunities exist based on performance.

  • Service Advisor
    Pay Range: $30,000 - $80,000/year

    Compensation level reflects level of experience in service advisor role

Health Insurance Offered Union Benefits provided through Local 701
Dental Insurance Offered Union Benefits provided through Local 701
Vision Insurance Offered Union Benefits provided through Local 701
Retirement Plan Offered Union Pension provided through Local 701
Sick Leave Offered paid time off
Vacation Offered 1 week after 1 year 2 weeks after 2 years 3 weeks after 8 years 4 weeks after 15 years
Paid Holidays Offered 7 paid holidays
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered Uniforms are provided by Cintas
Other Not Offered
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