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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.

Abacus Vehicle Hire are an ambitious and growing company within the rental industry which is both fast paced and interesting. We are offering the successful applicant the opportunity to join a great team working from some of the best facilities in the industry.

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 5-day shift (07:30 – 18:00) plus up to 1 in 2 Saturdays. Some Bank Holidays work may also be required which will be given back as days-in-lieu


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 – £10.00 per hour
  • 22 days’ holiday, increasing to 25 days after 3 full years of service
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work
  • Full personalised training
  • Uniform
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges
  • Opportunities for development within the company
  • Friendly working environment
  • Free parking

If your interested in this role then please drop us an email or give us a call on 01202 877790


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