• Criminal background check (Required)

    • US work authorization (Required)

    • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

    • Detailing: 1 year (Preferred)

    • Automotive service: 1 year (Preferred)

    • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Job Summary: Reporting to the designated Manager or supervisor, the Detailer works as part of a production team. Detailers are responsible for completing the reconditioning process for vehicles consigned for the weekly auction. Perform all additional duties assigned by designated supervisor or manager.

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to the following:

1. Perform detail services:

Preparing vehicles for the auction by performing a variety of vehicle reconditioning tasks per company procedures & customer service level agreements: interior detailing, upholstery cleaning, window cleaning, pre-wash, buffer, and quality control.

Inspect the quality of work performed prior to moving vehicle to next stage of reconditioning process.

Maintain good operating condition of equipment and facilities, advising management of equipment breakdowns or maintenance needs.

Practice and promote teamwork within the department.

Work within established company safety procedures and guidelines to ensure safety and security for employees and property.

Follow safe working procedures and reporting procedures for injuries, loss or damage of property Other duties as assigned.

2. Other:

Practice and promote company Core Values.

Sorts soiled and clean rags for each lane. Loads and unload washing and dryer machines while maintaining a clean laundry room.

Respond to and follow proper procedures on employee or customer accidents, injuries, and loss or damage to any property.

Report all incidents to Detail Shop Supervisor or Manager immediately per auction policy.

Detailer – Specific Responsibilities and Skills:

Drive- Follow company policies and procedures when moving vehicles.

Communication- Interpersonal skills to communicate with other employees, and members of your team.

Safety- Promote and follow safety procedures, by maintaining a clean work area and wearing protective equipment.

Detailed- Ability to pay attention to detail to make sure vehicles are up to company standards before they move to the next stage in the reconditioning process.

Tools- Ability to use cleaning tools such as: vacuums, pressure washer, drill, and cleaning chemicals.

Detailer Qualifications:

High School education or equivalent preferred

1-3 years’ experience in automotive detailing is an asset

Valid driver’s license is preferred, and the ability to drive both standard and automatic transmissions

High attention to detail required

Hardworking, motivated team player

Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced

Reliable, punctual, and dependable

Available to work a flexible schedule, which includes weekends and overtime, as required

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

The physical activity requirements of the position are from Medium to Heavy Physical Work

Constant – standing, touching and fingering, listening

Frequent – walking, talking, reaching, feeling, grasping, pushing, pulling, kneeling, stooping, crouching, lifting

Occasional – climbing, balancing, crawling

Potential – running, jumping, yelling, or other rapid or forceful movement in emergency situations

This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions, including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, minor potential physical hazards, such as electrical current , moving mechanical parts, exposure to hot equipment and cleaning and pesticide chemicals; and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems, such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with internal and external service station/convenience food and petroleum dispensing operations.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbents in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instruction or duties requested by an authorized person. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

KAR is an equal opportunity employer. KAR is a drug-free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
Covid 19 safety precautions and procedures in place to ensure employee safety, health, and well being.


  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Detailing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Automotive service: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

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