Current Opportunities

Watkin Motors in Vernon, BC is rapidly growing and we offer a competitive pay plan and a great work environment!

Below are the current job openings we are looking to hire for. If you are interested in these positions, please click here to fill out our Employment Form in addition to sending your resume to the contact(s) listed below.

Automotive Service Technician
We are actively recruiting for a Red Seal licensed technician for our automotive service department in Vernon, BC. Completion of the Ford Trained Technician program is considered asset, but not required.

Key Role:
Diagnose and repair vehicles brought to the dealership for service

Primary Responsibilities:

· Diagnosis:

Diagnose vehicle problems in a timely manner
Use appropriate diagnostic equipment efficiently
Keep up-to-date on latest technical service bulletins, campaigns, etc.
Use Ford-provided technical assistance (e.g., Technical Support Systems guide, hotlines, OASIS, SBDS)
Enroll in current technology training


· Repairs:

Complete service and repair assignments correctly to pass quality inspections or test drives
Attend the required training to maintain specialty certification and improve skills
Collect all necessary information before requesting parts (e.g., model year)
Meet or exceed flat rate time allowances
Follow safety rules and regulations
Correctly use special tools and equipment provided by the Service Department
Maintain sufficient inventory of personally owned tools and keep them in good working order
Write complete and accurate descriptions of work done/cause of problem on repair orders
Complete warranty repair orders according to policy
Communicate problems or delays to Service Manager or Service Advisors as soon as observed
Use time ticket correctly and according to dealership requirements



Key Interfaces:

· Service Advisor

· Service Manager

· The customer, when necessary (e.g., for NPF explanation)

· FCSD Field Service Engineer

· Ford Technical Hotline


Professionalism/Integrity:

Build ethics/integrity into all tasks and responsibilities


Please forward your resume, in confidence, to normb@watkinmotors.com



Sales & Leasing Specialist

Watkin Motors is a family run organization aligned with one of the leading design, quality and environmentally friendly automotive manufactures in the world – Ford Motor Company.

We are looking for a person who believes in creating long term relationships through product knowledge, honesty and follow up with our customers. Knowledge of the Ford product and internet savvy would be a benefit but not a must.

For the right person we will invest in training while supplying a wage guarantee. If you are looking for a change from a current automotive store, or a change in career to something new and exciting, this could be your opportunity. We combine a great product, with a family values Company in a lifestyle driven community.


Please forward your resume, in confidence, to rossb@watkinmotors.com


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