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Want to join our team?

Here at Abacus we think of nothing else but Vehicles! With the following depots/departments under our remit we pride ourselves on our knowledge and staff:

  • Abacus Motorhomes - Andover
  • Abacus Vehicle Hire - Andover and Ferndown
  • Abacus Commercial Vehicle Workshops  - Andover and Ferndown

If you think a career at Abacus is right for you, but we do not have a suitable opportunity below, we are always happy to hear from people with talent and commitment and would be pleased to receive a speculative CV.

Please email your CV to us using the button below, indicating which department and location is of interest.

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Are you searching for an opportunity to be a part of a team? Do you find it important to pay close attention to detail while still being able to meet production goals? If you’re the type of person who enjoys a lively team environment, who thrives on hard work and can follow procedures then you have found the right position as a Vehicle Valeter.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent face to face communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and on your own
  • Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes fast paced environment
  • Ability to learn and retain new skills and information
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Aged over 23 with a full UK car (manual) driving license and the ability to drive HGV vehicles around the yard
  • A willingness to work a 6-day shift including weekends and public holidays

What do we want you to do?

  • Be clean and tidy in your appearance and daily work
  • Maintain high standards of work
  • Be familiar with safety standards and the operation of all vehicle types
  • Drive and operate the vehicles in a safe and conscientious manner
  • Be a team player with an outstanding attention for detail

Your main duties will include:

  • Cleaning vehicles internally and externally to the required standard
  • Checking and adjusting fluid levels
  • Checking and repairing minor defects such as bulbs, windscreen wipers, etc.
  • Checking and reporting major defects such as tyres, damage etc.
  • Working closely and effectively with other departments and individuals

Your secondary duties will include:

  • Delivery and collection of rental vehicles from customer’s premises
  • Accurately checking the vehicles at handover/takeover for any damage or defects
  • Accurately completing the handover/takeover documentation
  • Demonstrating the use of the vehicles

What can you expect from us?

  • Excellent rates of pay - negotiable dependent on experience
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work
  • Uniform
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.