Auto Retailer Offering Quality Careers During Challenging Economic Times
RICHMOND, VA – January 22, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 600 store positions in locations across the country. The majority of positions are in sales, with additional openings in service operations, the business office and purchasing. Automotive experience is not necessary for most positions. Full and part-time positions are available.
“At a time when unemployment is high and people may be thinking about a career change, we are proud to be offering quality jobs that offer training, development and excellent benefits at a company that is often recognized for being a great place to work,” said Tom Folliard, president and CEO of CarMax. “The current store position openings are part of our usual hiring each year to prepare for the spring and summer car buying season.”
CarMax was just named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the sixth year, by FORTUNE magazine. The company offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, paid time-off, insurance and disability, and retirement options. The company promotes a work-life balance and a diverse work environment. Employees receive discounts on car purchases and other services.
“CarMax is looking for candidates with high integrity, strong customer service skills, good problem solving ability, and who have a willingness to work the varied hours of a retail work environment,” says Pam Hill, director of selection and recruitment for CarMax. “We look forward to hiring a diverse, talented group of associates this year and we are particularly interested in individuals with professional sales experience.”
How Can Job Seekers Apply?
- Job seekers should apply online at http://www.carmax.com/careers
- To see a video with first-hand accounts of CarMax sales consultants, visit the Careers page on carmax.com and click on Store Careers.
- CarMax will contact applicants and set up interviews after an initial review of applications
CarMax, a FORTUNE 500 company, and one of the FORTUNE 2010 “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., we currently operate 100 used car superstores in 46 markets. The CarMax consumer offer is structured around four customer benefits: low, no-haggle prices; a broad selection; high quality vehicles; and customer-friendly service. During the twelve months ended February 28, 2009, the company retailed 345,465 used vehicles and sold 194,081 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at http://www.carmax.com.
SOURCE: CarMax, Inc.