What are some entry-level jobs?
There are several entry-level jobs at CarMax. Just keep in mind that they require a valid driver’s license for any of their positions.
A sales consultant helps the customer with the car buying process. From finding the right vehicle to arranging test drives to providing financial aid forms, the sales consultant is with the customer every step of the way.
An inventory associate logs and tracks deliveries and vehicle inventory. They are responsible for moving cars around and strategically placing them on the lot for customers to view. Inventory associates also build their skills in cleaning, vacuuming and reconditioning cars.
A detailer completes a cosmetic inspection of the vehicles, including performing paint retouching, finishing, waxing and buffing to make each car look new again. The detailer also repairs and replaces small parts to ensure everything in the vehicle is in working order and meets CarMax’s standards of safety, cleanliness and organization.
These jobs pave the way for promotions, making them good career choices.
Tips to get hired here with a felony
To get hired at CarMax, you’ll want to start with a great resume. If you need help creating one, we have a guide to assist you or you can check out your local employment agency.
Be sure to include any automotive-related experience and where you received it, whether it was in school, with a past employer or while in prison.
If you don’t have any automotive experience, that’s okay too! List any previous job duties that closely relate to what the company is looking for. You want to draw as many connections between you and the job as possible!
Once you have a strong resume, visit CarMax’s careers page to locate your desired position and fill out the appropriate application.
After you’ve submitted your application and received a call back, you might want some tips on how to ace the CarMax interview.
The most important thing you can do during the interview process is to be honest. While CarMax doesn’t ask if you’ve been convicted of a crime on their application, it may still come up. That’s okay. Don’t lie or hide details about your record. As the saying goes, “Honesty is the best policy.” You’ll risk losing the job offer otherwise.