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:
Onsite Listing Representative | Full-Time
Our Onsite 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 ordered. 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 have reliable transportation, 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.
Vehicle Processing Specialist | Full-Time | Multiple Positions Available
We are looking for someone to join our Vehicle processing team as a line tender. This position is responsible for the movement of vehicles in out of the vehicle processing department. This position is one with growth opportunity to learn and take on additional responsibilities in the vehicle processing department. A valid driver’s license is required.
Detail Specialist | Full-Time | Evening Shift | Multiple Positions Available
DAA Seattle is currently recruiting flexible, 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. We are currently looking to fill positions for Monday through Thursday from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM.
Lot Crew | Full-Time | Multiple Positions Available
DAA Seattle is looking for someone to assist us in organizing 600+ units each week. The job will include tracking, locating, moving and marking vehicles. You will be working on a team to accomplish the weekly goal of having all vehicles in the correct place and ready before the sale starts each Friday morning. We prefer candidates to be able to drive a manual transmission and have the ability to stand for the majority of their shift.
Automotive Technician | Full-Time
DAA Seattle is looking for someone to join our mechanical department in an entry-level role. This person will be performing basic repairs on vehicles and assisting the other technicians as needed. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with vehicles, can take directions and is interested in learning and growing in a shop setting.
National Sales Manager | Full-Time | DAA NORTHWEST LOCATION
The National Sales Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee the development and maintenance of relationships with national commercial accounts and larger dealer group customers resulting in new and expanded consignment and opportunities for the auction group. This includes calling on accounts such as OEMs, banks, auto lenders, rental companies, and fleet companies. The National Sales Manager is also responsible for developing and executing effective sales strategies that benefit the McConkey Auction Group and its customers through in-house promotions, attendance at industry events, and strategic sponsorships. Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or an equivalent combination of experience and education, 10+ years of relationship-focused sales experience in the automotive or auction industry and demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Travel is required.
Transportation Driver | Part-Time
This position is responsible for moving vehicles both to and from the auction per customer request to local lots. The ideal candidate will be reliable, comfortable driving a variety of vehicles including manual transmission and work well in a team atmosphere. Schedule includes weekends off.
Upper Block Clerk | Sale Day Only | Multiple Positions Available
This position is responsible for quickly and accurately recording bids and bidder numbers for the auctioneer during the sale. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, work well and stay calm under pressure in a loud environment and be comfortable working with computers. Because of the unique nature of this position detailed training is provided. This position is one day a week on Fridays with a start time of 8:30 AM till the auction is done which is generally by 1:00 PM. A valid driver’s license and a three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.
Lower Block Clerk | Sale Day Only | Multiple Positions Available
This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service while having our buyers sign for the purchase of their vehicles, making sure they are aware of their post-sale inspection options and ordering those inspections as they are requested in the computer system. The successful candidate will have customer service experience, be comfortable communicating in a loud environment and be comfortable working with computers. Because of the unique nature of this position detailed training is provided. This position is one day a week on Fridays with a start time of 8:30 AM till the auction is done which is generally by 1:00 PM. A valid driver’s license and a three-year driving abstract will be required for this position.
Sale Day Drivers | Sale Day Only | Multiple Positions Available
We are currently looking for drivers to safely move vehicles through the auction pavilion for bidding during our sale. Our auctions are held every Friday, and one Wednesday a month. We offer 600 to 1000 vehicles each week and more at our special promotional events. To accomplish our sale each week, we need a large number of employees to safely drive and park all types of vehicles in all types of weather. 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. Our safety meetings begin promptly at 8:00 AM every Friday, rain or shine, and you can expect to work for 3 to 6 hours. You must have a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
DAA Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS
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 SEATTLE
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 Seattle – part of the McConkey Auction Group – is an exception.
We take pride in our independent, family-owned business. Our regional 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, the McConkey Auction Group’s solid tradition of treating customers with the highest levels of respect and consideration has served us well. Today, it continues to differentiate us in the auction industry – making us more competitive and adding value to our employees and customers
DAA Seattle: 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.
DAA Seattle 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.
The McConkey Auction Group’s 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 the McConkey Auction Group the most dynamic auto auctions in the northwestern United States and Canada.
DAA offers a top-tier, comprehensive benefit plan that includes:
– Medical insurance
– Dental insurance
– Long term disability
– Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
– Life insurance
– Fitness club discounts and incentives
– Paid time off (vacation)
– 6 paid holidays per year
– Sick leave
– 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.