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CURRENT OPENINGS

DAA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package for full-time employees that includes paid vacation, holidays, employer-paid medical/dental benefits and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Listing Representative | Full-Time
THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED IN TRI-CITIES: Our Listing Reps are responsible for providing outstanding customer service by conducting vehicle inspections and completing vehicle condition reports on-site at our customers’ dealerships. The inspection and reporting process includes taking multiple photos of each vehicle to assess the overall condition of the vehicle and identify any damage. Reports are submitted electronically using a company-issued smartphone. Our reps will also build, enhance and nurture customer relationships to maintain customer loyalty and increase the volume of vehicle inspections. This is a field-based position and is performed mostly outside in all weather conditions. Daily travel to and from franchise and independent dealerships is required in order to complete the condition reporting process. We are looking for reliable, self-motivated individuals who are eager to learn to join our growing field team. Successful candidates will own a reliable vehicle, be punctual, dependable and possess strong interpersonal skills and excellent problem-solving skills. Previous auto body, paint or mechanical knowledge is preferred. A background check, as permitted by law, a valid driver’s license and a clean three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.

Accounting Specialist | Full-Time
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Accounting Department by accurately and efficiently completing duties as assigned, and to provide administrative support to the Vice President of Finance in an efficient, confidential manner. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for accurately daily posting of all bank deposits and issuing consignor checks utilizing QuickBooks, reconciling assigned balance sheet accounts at the end of each accounting month and other accounting duties as assigned when the individual responsible for such duties is absent. Successful candidates will have 2-3 years of administrative experience, proficiency in QuickBooks, the ability to multi-task, strong interpersonal skills and excellent problem-solving skills. Demonstrated organizational and customer service skills are required. A valid driver’s license is required and a three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.

Arbitration Assistant | Full-Time
The purpose of the Arbitration Assistant position is to support the efficiency of the Arbitration Department by providing a high level of service to internal and external customers. Duties of this position include contacting service facilities to arrange repair work, tracking vehicles and arranging transport, processing invoices, posting charges and other job duties as assigned to promote optimum service levels. Exceptional customer service skills, both in-person and on the phone are essential, along with the ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor while working in a very fast-paced, high volume environment. The ideal candidate will have at least one year’s experience in an office setting with skills including personal computer, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook), 10-key, and interpersonal skills. Previous experience working in the automotive is a plus. A background, credit check, and MVR will be run for this position.

Lot Crew | Full-Time
This position assists with weekly lot set up; parking cars according to sales map; transporting vehicles between Check-In and various units of operation within DAA Northwest campus and helping with Sale Day operations. Troubleshoot vehicle problems, call for gas truck, jump batteries, and ensure all vehicles start and run. Requirements for this position include; a valid clean driver’s license, the ability to read and understand a lot map, good customer service skills, and the ability to work as a team. Candidates must also be able to operate automatic as well as manual transmission vehicles, be able to drive and work in adverse weather conditions, get into and out of vehicles with relative ease, and walk and/or stand for long periods of time. A valid driver’s license and three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.

Detail Specialist | Full-Time | DAY SHIFT
We have openings for responsible, hardworking individuals, for the position of Detail Specialist. Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a history of excellent work attendance, and the ability to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work as part of a team in an assembly line environment. A three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.

Auto Body Repair Tech | Full-Time
This position is responsible for the repair of assigned vehicles including inspecting damaged vehicles, reviewing estimates, developing a repair plan for each vehicle, and completing all necessary repairs. A minimum of 2 years’ experience with demonstrated quality workmanship is required. Also, you must provide your own tools. Other duties may be assigned or requested to ensure a high level of productivity at all times. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. A three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.

PART-TIME POSITIONS

Sale Day Drivers | Sale Day Only | Multiple Positions Available
This position is responsible for safely operating vehicles in support of Sale Day events. This includes driving assigned vehicles through the auction lanes as well as moving and parking vehicles on auction property. Although the driving distance isn’t long, the hazards of driving in close proximity to people and other vehicles requires focus and the ability to follow safety rules. A valid driver’s license and a three-year driving abstract will be required for this position. The schedule is every Thursday, and one Wednesday per month.

DAA Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS

Complete this Employment Application, save it to your computer, and submit along with a resume (if available) via fax to 509-244-7005 or email jobs@daanw.com.

A driving abstract will be run for all DAA potential candidates. Additionally, a background check may be required for certain positions.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

WORKING AT DAA NORTHWEST

Each year, millions of vehicles are traded through the nation’s 300+ wholesale auto auctions. Large, corporate chains own the majority of the auctions. As a locally owned independent business, DAA Northwest is an exception.

We take pride in our independent, family-owned business. Our local ownership and unique management style provide many benefits to our employees, our customers and the community we serve.

Our approach to serving customers stems from a commitment to build long-term relationships while providing a superior level of service. We are dedicated to building and maintaining the trust and loyalty of our customers. Over the years, our solid tradition of treating customers with the highest levels of respect and consideration has served us well. Today, it continues to differentiate DAA in the auction industry – making us more competitive and adding value to our employees and customers.

Mission Statement
DAA Northwest: We provide superior vehicle remarketing services and establish long-term relationships; our success allows us to serve the greater community through our ethical, socially conscious and financially strong company.

Values
– Integrity
– Excellence
– Professionalism
– Fun

DAA Northwest Careers
We provide a secure, challenging and inclusive work environment that attracts and retains top-quality employees. Our organizational culture is values-based; we recognize that employees spend a significant amount of their lives at work and we are committed to providing a positive, family-friendly work environment.

At DAA, Equal Employment Opportunity is not only the law, it is a guiding principle of our operations. We demonstrate our commitment to fair and equitable treatment for everyone – customers and employees alike – every day.

Our history reveals an ongoing commitment to making the community we live in a better place to live, learn and work. We actively support our community through local sponsorships, charitable donations and financial support of programs that offer individuals opportunities to develop new work skills.

Our employee’s competence, commitment, and attitude towards their work and customers are the primary keys to our success; they make DAA Northwest the most dynamic auto auction in the northwestern United States and Canada.

Employee Benefits
DAA offers a top-tier, comprehensive benefit plan that includes:

Health Benefits
– Medical insurance
– Dental insurance
– Long term disability
– Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
– Life insurance
– Fitness club discounts and incentives

Personal Benefits
– Paid time off (vacation)
– 6 paid holidays per year
– Sick leave

Professional Benefits
– Competitive pay
– Flexible spending account (medical and dependent care)
– 401(k) program and match

Regular full-time employees (working 30 hours a week or more) are eligible to participate.

Join the DAA Team
If you are interested in a dynamic, customer-focused organization that offers challenge and opportunity for growth in a fun, hardworking environment, we are interested in you! DAA Human Resources only accepts applications and resumes for specific posted positions.