Ken Garff Full Time Night Detailer- DEWEY FORD in Ankeny, Iowa

Full Time Night Detailer- DEWEY FORD

Location:Dewey Ford - Ankeny, IA

Job Code:3737

of Openings:2


DEWEY FORD, a Ken Garff Dealership, is currently seeking service oriented and methodical Night time Detailers!

Why Work for DEWEY FORD?

Dewey Ford recognizes the importance of a benefit program that provides protection to our employees and their families. A comprehensive benefits program has been created to fulfill a wide range of needs.

Benefits available to employees include:

  • Competitive compensation package based on performance

  • Medical, Dental, Vision – Medical Preventive care covered at 100%

  • Vision materials plan - $250 available per member, per calendar year, for vision materials

  • Insurance Premium discount for participation and compliance in company Personal Wellness Program

  • Monetary incentives for maintaining and improving goals of Personal Wellness Program

  • Company Paid Employee Life Insurance of $20,000

  • AD&D Coverage at $20,000

  • Voluntary Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and children

  • Voluntary Short-term and Long-term disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K Plan with Company match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Volunteer Time Off Program- We pay employees up to 8 per year to volunteer with a charitable organization that you are passionate about.

  • Year-end bonus program for all employees (Garff Giveback)

  • Discounts on Cars, Parts and Service

We are looking for strong service oriented Detailerswho will be responsible for performing cleaning and refurbishing new and used vehicles in a timely and professional manner and provide exceptional service that willcreate lifetime customers.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Wash vehicle exteriors using cleaning solution, water, cloths and brushes.

  • Apply wax to auto body and wipe or buff surfaces to protect surfaces and preserve shine using cloth or buffing machine.

  • Clean upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices. Vacuum interior of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris using a vacuum cleaner.

  • Apply revitalizer and preservatives to vinyl or leather surfaces and treat fabrics with spot and stain resistant chemicals to preserve and protect interior components.

  • Clean engine and engine compartment with steam cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents to remove grease and grime.

  • Apply special purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which do not respond to normal cleaning procedures, utilizing experience and following recommendations of product manufacturer.

  • Paint engine components and related parts using spray gun or aerosol can and masking material.

  • Apply paint to chipped body surfaces of vehicle.

  • Apply dyes and reconditioning chemical to vinyl tops of vehicle to restore color and condition

  • Other duties as assigned.

To qualify for this position:

  • Must be 18 years or older and be authorized to work in the U.S

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to read and comprehend job-related instructions and information whether electronic or paper-based.

  • Excellent manual dexterity skills as well as patience and an eye for detail.

  • Ability to continually climb in and out of vehicles.

  • Must be able to use Inventory Control Software, Internet, Microsoft Office Products

  • Valid in-state driver's license.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Need ability to move around the dealership. The employee may be required to lift up to 25 pounds. Work is performed at a desk in an office setting .

Our Company Culture:

Ken Garff founded his automotive business over 83 years ago in downtown Salt Lake City based upon principles of honesty, integrity, and personalized customer service. Ken was extremely community oriented and best known for his personal dealings with customers.

Ken's legacy lives on, as Ken Garff has over 50 stores throughout Utah, Texas, Michigan, Iowa, Nevada and California.

Ken Garff believes in giving back to the communities in which it serves. Since Ken founded his business over 83 years ago, the company has given millions of dollars and thousands of hours to schools, charities and community organizations.

At Ken Garff, our employees strongly believe in our Company Values. We are looking for individuals who feel the same way. Our Values are as follows:


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Applicants will be required to complete an employment application and additional pre-employment requirements.

Selected applicants will be required to submit to and successfully complete MVR, background check, and pre-employment drug test .

NOTE:This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job and to require that additional or different tasks be performed as circumstances dictate.

DEWEY FORD is an Equal Opportunity Employer