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Bannister Automotive Group is family owned and operated along with our Dealership Business Partners. Our Dealerships are located in British Columbia and Alberta. We take tremendous pride in our family atmosphere and strive to build our family team with like minded individuals.  We all work hard toward our common goal of treating each other and our customers as family.  We are a Family business with Family Values.  If you feel your vision and beliefs line up with ours we would like to hear from you!! 

Are you a highly motivated, team-oriented and positive individual?  Do you have a proven track record with strong references?  If these qualifications describe you, please consider a career with us. All applications will be held in confidence.  Please submit your resume to the dealership you are interested in joining or to our Bannister Automotive Group Application.

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VERNON - Positions at Bannister Honda

About Us:

We are an automotive body shop located in the Okanagan of British Columbia. Beautiful lakes, world class ski resorts and an abundant of wineries are at our door step. The Okanagan is often referred to as Canada’s California. If you have always wanted to relocate out west - we have a rare opportunity for you.

Working with Us:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Strong benefit package
  • Regular hours that promotes a work life balance

About the Role:

We are looking for a driven individual to fill the role as a Body Shop Manager. As the Body Shop Manager you are responsible for the success of the body shop. As Body Shop Manager it is imperative that you treat your staff, customer’s and industry personnel with respect. You will be a leader.

Duties include:

  • Abide by all ICBC and private insurance standards and regulations
  • Maintain respectful relationships with Insurance adjustors
  • Responsible for body shop flow and productivity
  • Responsible for personnel
  • Responsible for growth of the body shop
  • Responsible for timely, accurate paperwork

Qualifications:

  • Body Shop Management experience preferred, however attitude, work ethic, drive and reputation will be of greater importance.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 Email resumes to: pat@bannisterhonda.com


 Want to live in paradise? Skiing, fishing ,camping at your door step. -Want to work for the #1 employer in Vernon? -Need a fresh start with a growing Dealership? Bannister Honda requires Licenced Automotive Technicians for our busy Service Department. A strong work ethic and attention to detail is a must. Competitive Salary with bonus and benefits are offered. Moving assistance will be offered for the ideal candidate. Must have valid and clean Drivers Licence, and be able to drive both standard and automatic transmissions. Must be licenced. Come work for Vernon's #1 employer! Applicants will only be contacted if they are finalists for interviews.   Click to Apply Now  

 

VERNON - Positions at Bannister GM

Service Advisor

Bannister GM Vernon is looking for a hard working Service Advisor. Great salary, commissions, bonus's and benefits package. Live in the Okanagan and enjoy the benefits like Sun, Lakes, Boating, Fishing, Hiking and some of the best skiing in BC.

Must have experience being a Automotive Service Advisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Greet all customers promptly or, if unavailable, acknowledge their presence.
• Assist customers with requests for repair.
• Verify service concerns; preferably accompany the customer to their vehicle to perform a walk-around inspection and obtain an accurate odometer reading.
• Obtain customer and vehicle data.
• Examine every customer's service history before completing repair order.
• Indicate on repair order the exact repair instructions and main reason(s) for service call.
• Obtain customer's written approval on all repair orders.
• Communicate with service customers to confirm nature of mechanical problem(s).
• Provide estimates for labor and parts. Contact the customer by telephone for work order approval if unauthorized at time of initial meeting.
• Follow-up on work in progress of each repair order during the day.
• Implement follow-up system of all repair orders to track progress.
• Advise customers on status of vehicle to communicate high customer care standards.
• Offer and arrange alternative transport for customers, if necessary.
• Answer all technical repair work and price related questions for customers.
• Explain the details of the work order to reassure customers of work completed.
• Notify customers immediately if additional work is required.
• Verify all repair orders to ensure completion prior to customer delivery.
• Notify customers of work completed and charges prior to customer pickup.
• Advise customers of the location of their vehicle or accompany them to the vehicle.
• Test-drive vehicle or refer task to Shop Foreman.
• Complete closing of work order; sign off on finished work and inform customer that vehicle is ready for pick up.
• Confirm each customer's method of payment and if necessary, obtain approval of credit.
• May contact customers when special-order parts arrive.
• Verify customer information and update if necessary.
• Resolve customer complaints courteously and promptly, or refer to Service Manager.
• Keep abreast of relevant changes in automobiles and dealership products.
• Maintain awareness of factory-recommended maintenance schedules.
• Attend all department meetings, and perform any other duties as required.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:

• Positive feedback from customers and technicians.
• Efficiency, accuracy of information and timeliness in completing task and/or job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School Diploma.
• 2-3 years' related experience in an automotive service environment.
• Knowledge of related in-house dealership computer systems (ADP & CDK), an asset.
• Basic mechanical and warranty knowledge.

SKILL & EFFORT:

• Excellent organization and multi-tasking abilities.
• Good visual acuity to assess service needs.
• Strong problem solving expertise.
• Pleasant telephone manner.
• Effective listening and communication skills.
• Manual dexterity for typing / keyboarding.
• Computer literate to look up customer's service history, enter repair order information and update customer data.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Frequently manage deadlines.
• Routinely stand during work hours.
• Occasionally work with loud noise.
• Occasionally work outside of regular work hours.
• Occasionally manage stressful situations involving upset or impatient people.
• Frequent eyestrain related to computer use.
• Work environment necessitates proper personal protective equipment in keeping with health and safety requirements.

WHAT BANNISTER HAS TO OFFER:

• Competitive compensation package
• Paid training
• Comprehensive, employer-paid benefit plan (Optional RRSP and more).
• The opportunity to be a part of an amazing team that wants to excel and succeed
• Paid vacation
• Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
• Employee discount on vehicle purchases
• Learning and growth opportunities through instructor and self-led training, and career succession planning

If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us. Apply here


Automotive Parts Specialist

Bannister GM Vernon is looking for a hard working Parts Specialist. Great salary, commissions, bonus's and benefits package. Live in the Okanagan and enjoy the benefits like Sun, Lakes, Boating, Fishing, Hiking and some of the best skiing in BC.

Experience being a Parts Specialist at a GM dealership a definite asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promptly meet and greet parts customers in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Listen to customers’ reasons for requesting certain parts and accessories.
  • Offer appropriate parts or accessories to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Provide accurate quotes for all parts or accessories recommended.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls promptly and courteously.
  • Efficiently provide parts to technicians for vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Contact potential new wholesale customers and ask for business.
  • Attend training courses as directed by Parts management.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Forward facing customer service experience an asset.
  • Automotive parts experience and asset.
  • Experience with ordering, tracking and stocking required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organizational and realistic time management skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team and on own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with ease.
  • High School Diploma.
  • 2-3 years' related experience in an automotive service environment.
  • Knowledge of related in-house dealership computer systems (CDK), an asset.
  • Basic mechanical and warranty knowledge.
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Good visual acuity to assess service needs.
  • Strong problem solving expertise.
  • Pleasant telephone manner.
  • Effective listening and communication skills.
  • Manual dexterity for typing / keyboarding.
  • Computer literate to look up customer's service history, enter repair order information and update customer data.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Frequently manage deadlines.
  • Routinely stand during work hours.
  • Occasionally work with loud noise.
  • Occasionally work outside of regular work hours.
  • Occasionally manage stressful situations involving upset or impatient people.
  • Frequent eyestrain related to computer use.
  • Work environment necessitates proper personal protective equipment in keeping with health and safety requirements.

WHAT BANNISTER HAS TO OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Paid training
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid benefit plan (Optional RRSP and more).
  • The opportunity to be a part of an amazing team that wants to excel and succeed
  • Paid vacation
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee discount on vehicle purchases

Learning and growth opportunities through instructor and self-led training, and career succession planning
If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! 

Job Type: Full-time

Education: High school or equivalent

  If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.   Apply here


Automotive Technician

Bannister GM Vernon is looking for a hard working Automotive Technician. Live in the sunny Okanagan and enjoy the benefits like Lakes, Boating, Fishing, Hiking and some of the best skiing in BC.

 *Possible Relocation Incentives

 This individual should be extremely detail oriented and organized, be able to work in a team as well as on their own in a productive manner in a fast-paced environment.

 ‪RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform visual inspection or on-board diagnosis as part of the preliminary diagnosis
  • Perform all maintenance services in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and in line with the maintenance schedule / computer
  • Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repair
  • Recognizing deviations or unusual wear and providing feedback to the Service Advisor
  • Resetting the maintenance systems in accordance with the scope of maintenance
  • Documenting the performed work and returning the workshop order with detailed description of repair

 ‪BACKGROUND & SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the current After-Sales IT tools (eg. CDK, ALLDATA, OBDII, etc.)
  • Red Seal Certification
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Previous GM dealership experience an asset

 WHAT BANNISTER HAS TO OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Paid training
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid benefit plan (Optional RRSP and more).
  • The opportunity to be a part of an amazing team that wants to excel and succeed
  • Paid vacation
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee discount on vehicle purchases
  • Learning and growth opportunities through instructor and self-led training, and career succession planning

 If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.

 Your privacy is guaranteed with your application.

 Email: darcyn@bannisters.com


Lot Attendant/Detailer

Bannister GM Vernon, is currently looking for an experienced Full-Time Lot Attendant to assist with the day to day operations in the Dealership. The ideal candidate will be a hard-worker, committed to excellence with a focus on customer experience, be able to start immediately and work weekends is a must.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver's License with clean driver's abstract
  • Ability to drive both manual and automatic transmission

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Washing cars and arranging lot
  • Prepare new and pre-owned vehicles for delivery
  • Inspect the vehicles thoroughly
  • Assist with incoming Vehicle Inventory, catalogue and store keys
  • Move all vehicles as required
  • Participate in vehicle delivery duties
  • Participate in dealer trades, or other driving duties
  • Coordinate work with team members

WHAT BANNISTER HAS TO OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Paid training
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid benefit plan (Optional RRSP and more).
  • The opportunity to be a part of an amazing team that wants to excel and succeed
  • Paid vacation
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee discount on vehicle purchases
  • Learning and growth opportunities through instructor and self-led training, and career succession planning

If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.

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PAINT PROTECTION FILM INSTALLER

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Bannister GM in Vernon is seeking a driven and highly motived Paint Protection Film Installer to join our fast-paced company with long-term career opportunities.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The purpose of the Paint Protection Film Installer is to effectively carry out quality installation of paint protection film product on new and existing customer vehicles, from start to finish. The role requires finesse and high attention to detail.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for the installation of both products on new car inventory and sold customer vehicles
  • Conform to dealership and/or manufacturer specifications and time allowances
  • Window Film and PPF installer is expected to perform quality work without direct or continual supervision
  • Able and willing to work on all work assigned to him/her

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid drivers license, clean driving record & reliable transportation
  • Work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Be team oriented, hard working, self-motivated and pay excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong follow-up and organizational skill
  • Ability to keep up in fast paced work environment and adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Familiarity with vehicles including the ability to drive both automatic and manual
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • *Previous experience an asset

WHAT BANNISTER HAS TO OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Paid training
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid benefit plan (Optional RRSP and more).
  • The opportunity to be a part of an amazing team that wants to excel and succeed
  • Paid vacation
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
  • Employee discount on vehicle purchases
  • Learning and growth opportunities through instructor and self-led training, and career succession planning
  • Hourly Wage:$12.00-$28.00 per hour

If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.


PENTICTON - Positions at Huber Bannister

Financial Services Representative

Huber Bannister Chevrolet in Penticton is in need of a full time Financial Services Representative.

This position entails explaining the benefits of financing/leasing, extended warranties, and insurances. The successful candidate will have good communication/computer skills, be ambitious, and willing to learn the sales process. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in the automotive sales industry.

Competitive commission/health benefits Submit resume directly to Ken@huberbannister.com


Sales Representative

Are you self motivated, do you like working with the public, do you like Chevys? Oh, and do you like the idea of compensation being a direct result of your effort and not just your time? If you said yes to these questions then I want your resume. Email: derek.lawton@huberbannister.com today to join the best automotive sales team in town. Attractive pay plan with aggressive bonus structure and benefits package. No previous automotive sales experience necessary, training provided. The qualifying candidate can start almost immediately.


Tire and Lube Technician

Huber Bannister Chevrolet is looking for a full time tire and lube technician. This position is an entry level position in the shop that does require ability to lift tire and wheel assemblies. Duties include all aspects of tire service as well as general lube and oil change service. Must be able to multi-task and keep working area clean and organized. May also be required to help journeymen technicians with automotive repair. Previous experience preferred, but we will provide hands on training utilizing our newest equipment. We offer great wages and benefits. For more information please email service manager, Cameron Quinn, at cameron@huberbannister.com


Full Time Journeyman Technician

Huber Bannister Chevrolet is looking for a full time journeyman technician to join our team in a busy GM shop. We offer competitive wages and benefits in a positive work environment, focused on customer satisfaction and retention. Requirements for this position include valid BC driver’s licence, strong attention to detail, ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while maintaining shop tools, equipment and your work space. We are looking for a candidate that strives to ensure repairs are completed in a timely manner using proper procedures and equipment to deliver quality repairs, done right the first time. Previous GM training or experience an asset but not required. For more information about this position or to apply for the job, please contact Service Manager, Cameron Quinn, by email cameron@huberbannister.com


Certified Automotive Body Repair Technician

Huber Bannister Collision Centre is seeking a full time Certified Automotive Body Repair Technician with a focus on quality and production.. We offer a good working environment, competitive wages and a productivity bonus scheme. We also offer a benefit package after three months. To apply please send a resume to Steve Parsons at steve.parsons@huberbannister.com


Kelowna - Positions at Bannister Kelowna

Business Development Centre Customer Service Representative (CSR):

This is a specialized position that requires a self-starter to make contact with our dealership customers to ensure their overall satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Answering phone calls and setting appointments when necessary.
  • Monitor Daily appointments.
  • Database Management of our CRM system.
  • Monitor and ensure follow up of all customers recorded in the CRM.
  • Follow up with customers after they have been in the store.

Skills required:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Calm demeanor.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to multi task.
  • Great communication skills both written and Verbal.

What we provide:

  • The opportunity to work with a progressive dealer group that promotes from within.
  • An excellent pay plan with benefits.
  • Opportunities for advancement throughout the Okanagan, Northern BC and Alberta.
  • An exciting work environment and amazing team.
  • A family business with family values.

If you think you are up for a challenge and ready for a change please email your resume and cover letter to brianw@bannisterkelowna.com

Certified GM Technician:
The successful candidate will possess:
A positive and outgoing attitude. Experience with Audatex or Mitchell estimating systems. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Technical experience and a solid understanding of the collision repair process. An ability to create and maintain good working relationships with our insurance partners, vendors and business partners. A team player with the ability to work quickly and efficiently. The ability to prioritize a large work load and manage time efficiently. A valid B.C. drivers licence with a clean abstract.

Full Time Lube Technician:
Here is what we offer:
The opportunity to advance within the dealership and our dealer group.
An excellent training program.
A state of the art working environment.
A team atmosphere where everyone contributes to our success.
An excellent compensation package with benefits and bonuses.

Here is what we are looking for:
A person who takes pride in doing a great job.
A team player who invests in the overall success of their peers.
A top performer who strives to be the best at their job.
A great attitude paired with an excellent work ethic.
A team member who loves to win.

Professional Sales Associate
What you need to bring:
Excellent customer service.
A positive attitude.
A proven track record in Automobile Sales.
The drive to succeed and the best of the best.
The ability to be a great team player who knows how to work hard and have fun.

What we offer:
A professional fun work environment.
A state of the art facility in the Okanagan.
The backing of a large and progressive dealer group.
The opportunity for advancement locally and throughout Western Canada.
A lucrative pay plan that rewards top sellers which includes a car allowance and great benefits.

What type of qualities are we looking for?

B    e an ambassador- ability to understand that whether at work or play you represent Bannister Cadillac Buick GMC Ltd.
A    ct at all times with honesty and integrity
N    atural enthusiasm 
N    oble and a trustworthy team player
I     nnate ability to be positive in both attitude and delivery
S    trong emotional intelligence – understanding of human emotions
T    rue confidence in yourself
E    mpathy- a natural listener and a true concern for your team and our customer
R    eal and genuine curiosity for learning and growing

Edson - Positions at Bannister GM

Journeyman Body Technician/Painter:
Bannister GM in Edson AB has a position available for a Journeyman Body Technician/Painter as a working Assistant Manager with the expectation of earning the BodyShop Manager position. The town of Edson provides many opportunities. You can head east to world class shopping and entertainment in Edmonton, or west to the world class outdoors of Jasper National Park, with many other outdoor destinations in between. All of this and you still have the benefits that small town living provides. Bannister GM is a community minded dealership with sponsorships of multiple community clubs, teams and events. The successful applicant will have experience as a Journeyman Body Technician and/or Painter and the drive and desire to move in to a leadership role as the Bodyshop Manager. Applicants can send their resume’s to the General Manager at jamieg@bannisteredson.com


Auto Body Technician:
Bannister GM is accepting applications for the position of Auto Body Technician.  Bannister GM is a Family Business with Family values where our customers’ experience comes first.  The successful applicant will be required to perform various tasks related to collision repair.  These include prep, dis-assembly and re-assembly of all makes and models of vehicles .  Ticketed Auto Body Technician experience is an asset, but not necessary, apprentice Auto Body Technicians are welcome to apply.  If you have the ability and want to join our team of high achievers, send your resume to the General Manager at jamieg@bannisteredson.com.