SUMMARY: The New Graduate Program Trainee will complete a curriculum designed to make the Trainee familiar with all aspects of dealership operations. The goal upon completion of the the New Graduate Program will be placement within a dealership, with the expectation that the Trainee will grow and develop as a potential candidate for future management positions.
Successful placement into a dealership position upon completion of the program requires the New Graduate Program Trainee to become familiar with company policies and procedures, the company's customer base, how to solve problems for the customer, how to achieve profit in each area of the business, and how each job within a dealership relates to others.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties and responsibilities beyond this representative listing may be assigned to the essential job duties and responsibilities of this position based on Company needs.
Ability to physically work in each of the required job functions to obtain a working knowledge of each department and become proficient in all segments of dealership operations.
Maintain a driving record that will allow insurability with the company’s insurance carrier.
Ability to obtain and utilize a commercial driver’s license and become proficient in the operation of a variety of commercial vehicles and equipment.
Must be able to concentrate on and rapidly assimilate all materials and information provided as part of the training curriculum.
Must maintain a record of training successfully completed and communicate the status of the training with the training coordinator on a regular basis.
Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks.
Ability to identify problems and opportunities and quickly assess possible solutions.
Must be punctual.
Must demonstrate positive corporate citizenship and the Rush Driving Principles.
Must have a working knowledge of computers and standard business software.
Upon completion of training must be able to relocate to any Rush Truck Centers location.
As a condition of continued employment, the employee is required to exhibit positive corporate citizenship, with demonstrated ability to positively interact with others, follow required Company policies and procedures which include but are not limited to policies regarding conduct, record keeping, and safety. As a condition of continued employment the employee is required to refrain from any behavior that is construed as sexual harassment, harassment and/or creating or participating in a hostile work environment, and/or violence in the workplace.
QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. It is required that the individual is accurate with good time management and organizational skills. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: Must possess a current and valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets the insurability guidelines set forth by the company’s insurance carrier.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret and apply understanding to documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to learn and become proficient in computer software relevant to the operation of each department. Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak clearly and effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to read, interpret and apply concepts presented in the training program, to include but not limited to financial reports, written or oral presentations and/or graphs and diagrams.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Rush Enterprises and its Affiliate Companies are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers.
I have read and understand the job description as presented. I understand that I will be responsible and accountable for all items listed in this job description. I also understand that my immediate supervisor reserves the right to add projects or responsibilities to my job description. Additional responsibilities will be communicated to me as assigned.