Careers at Don Wheaton GM in Edmonton, AB
It Pays to Work at Don Wheaton GM
For people who are motivated, people-focused, hardworking, and crazy about cars and trucks, their potential in this industry is practically limitless.
But any launching pad for ambition requires a steady base. Ours starts with the competitive wages we offer, a sign of respect for our employees. Then through the Wheaton Group, we offer discounts on home and car insurance, as well as further reductions on vehicles and demo units for certain positions.
These are just the day-to-day benefits of working for Don Wheaton GM. Add on to this a comprehensive health and dental package, and pension plans, something unparalleled in the auto industry, and you’ll start to see why our employees don’t just consider their work here a short-term occupation, but something they can build their life’s story around.
Ruts Are for Dirt Roads, Not Careers
If all you needed to succeed in the automotive sales industry were to throw some perks and money around at your star employees, then every dealership would be as successful as Don Wheaton GM.
But it takes more than that. To create lifetime customers, who come back for the same high levels of customer service, year after year, you also need lifetime employees. And to attract a motivated and upbeat team of superstars who are willing to dedicate their careers to your shared cause, you need to invest in each and every one of them.
At Don Wheaton GM, we understand that everyone has a fundamental need for progress, and that’s why we make it as easy as possible for all of our staff to pursue ongoing training and development programs. And this is especially true for our Parts & Service team members, where it is as important as ever to keep up with the ever-changing technological advancements for GM vehicles. We are also very proud to have implemented a succession planning program for our staff who want to grow with the company – never be held back in a position you’ve outgrown simply because there is no one quite as qualified to replace you in your old job!
A Great Dealership, an Even Greater City
Deals on the floor, and cars on the roof. Did you know that the Wheaton Group has been operating in Edmonton, Alberta, for over 50 years? It’s true. In fact, located in the heart of Edmonton’s prime cultural district, Whyte Avenue, our city dealership has long since become a recognizable Edmonton Icon.
City of Champions. The Y-E-G. For people looking for careers in the automotive retail sector, there just might be nowhere better to work than Edmonton, Alberta. When you combine the city’s large metro population, one of Canada’s highest growth rates, a booming oil industry, and the best GM vehicles on the market, that’s a recipe for sales success.
Outside of the job, Edmonton is a diverse city that boasts a wide array of cultural and recreational facilities. Whether you’re looking for a bouncing nightlife, trendy restaurants, professional sports and concerts, beautifully endowed urban greenery, or one of the best collection of city-operated recreational facilities in the country, Edmonton has everything that the young Canadian family could need. And if you’re contemplating relocating yourself and your family to Edmonton in order to pursue a career at Don Wheaton, then you may also appreciate the access to relatively simple access to employment and good schooling.
Here on the front lines of the dealership floor is where trust and loyal long-term relationships are first formed. Our best and most successful sales associates look beyond the paperwork and help pair the right people with the right vehicle, making one of life’s biggest purchases as positive an experience as possible.
It’s about possibilities as much as it is about numbers. For employees who can work a financial stats sheet as well as a diagnostician, we help to open up our customers’ eyes to the great vehicle packages they can afford, at term and rates that won’t break the bank.
A great attitude, attention to detail, and a borderline-obsessive level of organization. Our dealership runs on the hard work of our ever-friendly admin staff, an invaluable asset in helping every one of our other departments to provide the best possible customer experiences.
What does an expert in all GM vehicles look like? Our Part & Service staff. With access to the latest info on technical best practices, and hands-on experience with all makes and models, these guys and girls are responsible for getting your vehicle in as good of shape as i’ll ever run.
Don’t see the job you’re hoping for?
At Don Wheaton GM, we don’t just want the candidates who are actively searching for a new job – we want those talented future team members who aren’t even looking yet.
Likewise, the position you want more than any other might not even be advertised at the moment.
Don’t let this discourage you. We are always looking out for great people to join our team. And if you think that you fit the ticket, do not hesitate to send us your resume and cover letter, with a special section on why you want to work for our Edmonton GM dealership specifically. Why us? And why you?
Better yet, demonstrate your ambition and come visit us in person. As one of Canada’s largest dealership groups, even if we don’t have an available opening at our iconic Whyte Avenue location, we are always the first to know of new openings. Make a good impression and we might just use our contact network to get you started somewhere in Western Canada.
Check to see which positions are currently being advertised. And be sure to check our website regularly, as we refresh our current openings often.