CarMax wants to increase its workforce, so the used-vehicle retailer is set to hold a major hiring event Thursday at 15 of its locations nationwide.
The company said in a press release that it will interview candidates for a variety of positions, including technicians, draftsmen, painters, supply associates, and more.
CarMax said there will be employment opportunities for new and seasoned automotive professionals, with the potential for jobs to be offered locally. Some positions will also offer sign-on bonuses of up to $5,000.
Additionally, CarMax said each candidate who responds to a hiring event and applies for a technician position on the careers site will be entered into a draw for a $300 gift card to an auto parts retailer. There will be one draw per store after the event.
Interested candidates can visit carmaxautotech.com for more information and to RSVP.
CarMax technicians can earn anywhere from $19 to $53 per hour, which varies by location and experience. CarMax said they can also find value in the company’s award-winning training program, strong opportunities to develop long-term careers, reimbursement programs for ASE certifications, and free or discounted tools. .
“CarMax is leading the industry in providing an innovative, world-class experience for used car buyers and it is our people who are at the heart of our success,” said Vice President of Regional Service Operations. of CarMax, Tyrone Payton, in a press release. “We are thrilled to welcome new automotive talent to join our team and experience firsthand what makes CarMax a great place to work.”
The following CarMax locations will hold hiring events on Thursday:
1. Cleveland: Cleveland East CarMax at 4900 Pointe Parkway, Warrensville Heights, Ohio
2. Columbus, Ohio: CarMax Sawmill at 2700 Farmers Drive, Columbus
3. Tulsa, Okla. : 9131 South Memorial Drive, Tulsa
4. Grand Rapids, Michigan: 4431 Southeast 28th Street, Kentwood, Michigan.
5. Norcross, GA: 1975 Beaver Ruin Road, Norcross
6. Hillside, IL: 101 North Wolf Road, Hillside
7. Des Moines, Iowa: 10315 Hickman Road, Urbandale, Iowa
8. Omaha, Neb. : 17606 Burt Street, Omaha, Neb.
9. Brooklyn Park, Minnesota: 6900 Lake Drive Avenue North, Minneapolis
10. Salt Lake City: 11213 South Jordan Gateway, South Jordan, Utah
11. Oklahoma City: 1121 East Memorial Road, Oklahoma City
12. Parker, Colorado: 18220 Ponderosa Drive, Parker
13. Laurel, MD: 8800 Freestate Drive, Laurel
14. Albuquerque, New Mexico: 5500 Alameda Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico
15. Columbia, SC: 555 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC
CarMax offers competitive compensation and generous benefits that include:
• Discounts on car purchases, which allow associates to save up to $3,000 on a vehicle and extend to family members, including spouses, parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters and children.
• Immediate 401(k) eligibility with an industry-leading 6% contribution match.
• Wellness perks such as gym discounts and free access to Headspace, which offers guided meditation and mindfulness that can support overall wellbeing and better sleep.
• Endless career paths through our variety of roles with unparalleled training and support for associate career growth.
• Volunteer team builders and opportunities to make an impact in our communities and support causes that our associates are passionate about.
• Additional benefits include paid vacation, medical plan, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, employee stock purchase plan, etc.
CarMax is also a proud partner of TechForce Foundation, a national non-profit organization focused on advocating for students throughout their education and in their careers as professional technicians.
“CarMax is a long-time donor to the TechForce Foundation and its career exploration and workforce development programs,” said TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher. “CarMax’s charitable investment connects people who want to pursue technical education and automotive careers with thriving, in-demand futures.”
In addition to hosting in-person hiring events, CarMax also accepts online applications from job seekers who can apply directly for open positions at careers.carmax.com.