Lithia Motors Inc. started in 1946 in Ashland, OR as a small Chrysler store and has evolved into the 3rd largest dealership group in the nation. With over 200 locations to serve our customers. Armory CJDR has been around for over 100 years and we are one of the highest awarded dealerships within our business center. We have a brand new 30 plus bay shop that is equipped with duplicate machines to increase production such as 2 tire machines and 2 alignment racks, 2 inspection machines etc... In addition to the entire shop being fully air conditioned. We are fortunate to have an amazing service advisor team, 3 of whom have over 15 years’ experience. In addition, we have very little turn over, and the advisors are also tasked with keeping the techs productive with good work. We have a foreman who’s focus is driving entire shop hours in addition to assisting the techs on the more challenging repairs. We have a great team atmosphere and you will never be left to fend for yourself on a repair. We are in the capitol city of NY, Albany. Albany offers a great customer base and we have plenty of work due to the amount of people who work in Albany. Our proximity to other dealers and parts stores allows us to quickly acquire parts when needed.
We do have an online application and it usually takes less than 20 minutes to complete.
Applicants are phone screened by a recruiter and then an in person or phone interview is scheduled with the service manager.
One on one question and answer with the service manager and shop foreman if available.
We conduct a background check and a drug screening prior to offer.
There are some assessments that are performed on line.
We try to keep in contact with our candidates and a rejection or offer is usually made within a week.
Depending on the number of applicants it usually takes less than a week.
Brand new, fully equipped heated and air conditioned.
44 total in fixed operations.
M-Th 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM F 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sa 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Techs have varying shifts.
All Mopar specialty tools including lap tops and diagnostic software. Technicians are expected to have their own hand and air tools and tool box. Start up tools provided for entry level technicians.
Brand new break room with big screen tv, fridge and microwave. Fixed operations has it's own break room.
Techs req parts through their own staffed parts counter in shop.
We do not allow side work to be done on site as it is an insurance issue.
We are a TEAM, from the youngest to the oldest we all have the same goals and work together to achieve that goal.
Shop pays for completed and passed ASEs. Shop pays for MFG training both on site and off premise including : Travel, Lodging, Food, and time at class.
Our mission statement is Growth Powered By People! How far you go depends on you and your drive. We have had many techs become service managers and service managers become fixed operations directors and even general managers!
Performance Reviews are each done at service manager's discretion.
Monthly safety meetings. On-line safety training at hire. Safety committee on site.
Our senior technicians are afforded the opportunity to mentor new and upcoming techs.
All Lithia stores are very involved in community events. Lithia Motors Inc. has great national community involvement including Lithia 4 Kids.
Our local stores and national recruiters are very involved with local High School vocational programs . Lithia Motors Inc. is a preferred employer at all national vocational schools.
YOY growth has been incredible and projected to continue through the next 5 years. We are also implementing on-line service and sales through our new Driveway division!
Our Growth Powered By People mission provides a chance for you to further your career as far as you want without obstacles. Do the work and move on up!
Flat Rate FCA Master Tech. Bonuses paid for Level II certification, NYS inspector license, Sign on - Stay on bonus available at manager's discretion paid in 3 installments: 90 days, 190 days and 1 yr. Relocation available at manager's discretion
Flat Rate FCA certified and working towards level 3. Experience, FCA certification and other bonuses available at manager's discretion
Flat Rate Some dealership experience and wanting to be Mopar trained up to Master Bonuses paid for experience and FCA training.
Hourly Entry level tech able to do L.O.F. and minor maintenance.
|Health Insurance||Offered||Health Insurance offered and policy can be customized by employee|
|Dental Insurance||Offered||Dental Insurance offered|
|Vision Insurance||Offered||Vision insurance offered|
|Retirement Plan||Offered||401k with company participation. Employee Stock Purchase Program|
|Sick Leave||Not Offered|
|Vacation||Offered||PTO offered: After 1 year of service: 40 Hours After 2 years of service: 80 Hours each anniversary date After 7 years of service: 120 Hours each anniversary date|
|Paid Holidays||Offered||Most major holidays offered|
|ST / LT Disability||Offered||ST/LT disability offered.|
|Life Insurance||Offered||First $10,000 paid by company.|
|Uniforms||Offered||Uniforms and laundry service offered.|
|Other||Offered||Generous employee discounts on vehicle purchases, leases, parts, and service contracts.|