* Earn a $6000 sign-on bonus when you join Hertz
*Eligible Employees will receive lump sums of: $2000 after 90 days of service; $2000 after 120 days of service; $2000 after 240 days of service in their position. Rules and Regulations apply
As a Function Manager (FM) you will be given the opportunity to further hone your management and leadership skills while driving results across one or more areas of operations. You will be assigned specific area(s) such as IR, Counter, Gold/Exit Gate, or Bus.
As a Functional Manager you will work on the day-to-day aspects of the rental car business while using superior management, leadership and customer service skills. You will work with a wide range of employees, customers, vendors, and third party contractors to achieve the overall results and goals for your area of operations. You are responsible for managing a unionized and/or non-unionized workforce, delivering quality customer service, increasing sales and revenue, scheduling adequate staff coverage, handling escalated customer issues and requests, recruiting new employees and providing them with training. You will be an expert in all of Dollar Thrifty products and services and will coach employees how to improve their ability to sell and meet customer needs. Additionally, depending on your assigned area you will be responsible for the rental fleet at your location including staying aware of hourly reservations, return counts, vehicle make and model availability, preventative maintenance schedules, etc. to achieve the greatest revenue and profitability.
To be a Great FM you need:
Commitment to developing and learning a wide variety of skills so that you can advance to higher levels at Dollar Thrifty
A desire to grow with Dollar Thrifty including a willingness to live and work in a number of different cities throughout the United States
A deep desire to work with and lead others as a team to build a business that is both fast paced and continually improving
An ability to manage all aspects of the rental car business from Customer Service, Sales, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Service, Vehicle Replenishment and Financial Analysis
An ability to remain level headed and calm with both customers and employees as you assist them through challenging situations
An ability to be a Dollar Thrifty Brand Ambassador at all times as you seek to create a positive environment and solutions that generate continued customer and employee loyalty
The compensation package includes a competitive base salary plus generous quarterly and annual bonus potential. In addition to the compensation package, you will receive a fleet vehicle with all expenses paid. Some of the benefits employees are eligible for include:
Dependent Life Insurance
Income Savings Plan
U.S. Savings Bond
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
*Eligibility varies, depending on your employment status
Skills needed to be a FM:
Strong management, communications, interpersonal relationship, customer service, problem solving, fleet management, and sales skills
Strong planning and logistical skills
An Associate’s Degree required and a four-year degree is preferred for this role
Professionally direct employees including: training, setting expectations, follow up and corrective action
Excellent communications skills with the ability to engage in verbal interactions with customers
Strong sales skills
Strong problem-solving and decision making skills
Ability to project professional appearance
Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Proficiency in English
Must have a valid driver's license
Bachelor's degree preferred
1+ years of Management experience preferred
Customer Service, Management, and Sales experience preferred
A background managing a unionized workforce is helpful
Experience in car rental, hospitality, or tourism a plus
Familiarity with Lean/Six Sigma/Toyota Management techniques is an advantage
Applicant must posses all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities necessary to complete the responsibilities detailed above. The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: sitting, standing, walking, bending and twisting, climbing, driving, pushing and pulling, speaking, hearing, writing, lifting, typing, filing, seeing, reading and the ability to use a computer, telephone, calculator, copy machine and fax machine.
Applicant must possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities necessary to complete the responsibilities detailed above. The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: sitting, standing, walking, bending and twisting, climbing, driving, pushing and pulling, speaking, hearing, writing, lifting, typing, filing, seeing, reading and the ability to use a computer, telephone, calculator, copy machine and fax machine.
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.