Employment Opportunities

Smith’s RV is a family owned business that provides outdoor recreational products and services to our customers. As northwest Ontario’s largest RV dealer, we provide RV and marine products and services to over 40,000 customers. We are committed to providing enjoyment for our customers, providing fulfillment for our employees, and strengthening our community through our involvement with local charities and organizations. Our commitment to integrity, excellence, success, and teamwork is why we are an industry leader in nearly our 60th year of business.
 

Benefits of working at Smith’s RV

At Smith’s, we genuinely care about our people and we want each and every employee to enjoy their work and achieve their goals.

Our employees enjoy an above average salary plus performance based compensation. Also included is an excellent benefits package not seen in most small businesses that includes health and dental, RRSP, $10,000 bonus after 10 years of service, product discounts, employee social club, and much more.

If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, and never compromises integrity, then start your career with us!
 

Available positions at Smith's RV Centre

WARRANTY ADMINISTRATOR

 

Smith’s RV Centre has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Warranty Administrator, reporting to the Service Manager, to join our growing Service Team.  We are seeking a candidate that shares our company values.  The successful candidate will have a desire to learn and ability to adapt to different challenges as they arise.

 

The candidate will be a strong communicator that finds job satisfaction perfecting every task through self directed processes and procedures.  A career in Warranty Administration is motivating for people looking for predictable accomplishments achieved through a steady-paced, precise approach.

 

The position requires the successful completion of all warranty claims in a timely manner to ensure efficient and effective claims receipt.  Warranty Administration is detail oriented and accuracy is paramount when creating and submitting claims with all of our vendors.  In addition to claim submission, you will also have to monitor, communicate and resolve outstanding warranty claims. 

 

Qualifications:

 
  • Ability to communicate clearly both written and verbally with customers, vendors and coworkers
  • Excellent organization and strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other common programs
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment
  • Self starter
  • Works independent and as part of team
  • Exceptional problem solving
  • Exercising good judgment
  • Highly analytical
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ability to reconcile reports
  • Experience with RV and Marine is an asset but not required

 

The starting pay range for this position is $16.00 - $18.00 / hour.

 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to Smith’s RV Centre.

c/o Lori Stecky - 940 Cobalt Crescent, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B5W3

lstecky@smithsrvcentre.com

CLEANER/DETAILER - Seasonal

Smith’s RV Centre has an opportunity for a seasonal detailer/cleaner to join our team. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented and can work independently. Our customers deserve a clean store and great pride can be taken when a customer marvels at their clean new trailer or boat. This is primarily done through displayed commitment to achieve superior results by focusing on clear priorities. The existing cleaner will train and show what is expected from every task and the service coordinator will follow up and support as necessary.

 

Key responsibilities:

 
  • Complete assigned tasks associated with getting sold products ready for customer demonstrations and pick up
  • Maintain building and yard for safety, longevity and appearance
  • Maintain company equipment & vehicles for safety, longevity and appearance
  • Effectively maintain products so they maintain value and appeal for customers
  • Completes various other duties as required
 

Specific Tasks Include:

 

  • Routine mopping, sweeping, dusting throughout the store and shop paying particular attention to the parts and sales showrooms
  • Detailed interior cleaning and exterior washing of all sold units to prepare for customer delivery
  • Used unit reconditioning to prepare units for sale
  • Cleaning and detailing of parts and sales inventory to ensure it is attractive and ready for sales
  • Cleaning of offices, bathrooms, garbage collection, etc.
  • Indoor and outdoor work can be enjoyed
 

Previous detailing/cleaning experience preferred but not required.

 

Valid G-level driver's license preferred.

 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to Smith’s RV Centre.

c/o Shawn Chartrand - 940 Cobalt Crescent, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B5W3

schartrand@smithsrvcentre.com

RV TECHNICIAN

Smith's RV Centre has an exciting opportunity for a full-time RV Technician reporting to the Service Manager.  The successful candidate will achieve agreed upon productivity and efficiency goals - to benefit both the customers and the company.  Additionally, they will effectively comply with all safety, tool(s), and job-related protocol, to ensure a clean, safe work environment.

 

Seeking candidates with a valid RV1 Propane Certification.

 

Salary range between $20-28/hour with efficiency bonus opportunities up to an additional $14/hour.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 
  • Successfully completes assigned jobs in an efficient manner
  • Completes and processes all paperwork for each assignment in a timely, consistent and accurate manner
  • Participates in required training and also takes personal initiative to stay up-to-date on relevant service knowledge, bulletins, and other changes with regards to new and existing products
  • Appropriately assists other technicians when required
  • Follows all safety, environmental, and regulatory compliance protocols, policies, and requirements
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environment
  • Provides and maintains the hand tools required to efficiently complete assigned work
 

Benefits of Relocating to Thunder Bay:

 

Located on beautiful Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is home to stunning natural beauty giving an avid outdoor enthusiast plenty of options to explore the great outdoors.

The city offers modern amenities, a low stress lifestyle away from the congestion of large city living, with a low cost of living and affordable housing differing from other areas in Ontario.  *See attached images for further information on home affordability in Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay is the perfect place for people that are looking to expand their horizons, their careers, and themselves.

 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to Smith’s RV Centre.

c/o Lori Stecky - 940 Cobalt Crescent, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B5W3

lstecky@smithsrvcentre.com

 

 

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