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  • DriveTime Automotive Group update
    10 hours ago

    Did you know DriveTime's home office in Phoenix (soon to be Tempe!) is made up of over 130 IT professionals? We're expanding our IT team, too! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIThU

    Phoenix ties San Francisco for job growth in high tech - Phoenix Business Journal

    Phoenix tied San Francisco for the best high-tech job growth among major North American markets over the past two years, according to a new report from the CBRE commercial real estate group. The real estate report shows the Phoenix added 12,662 new high-tech jobs from 2012 to 2014.

  • DriveTime Automotive Group update
    6 days ago

    Want to see what goes on behind the scenes at DriveTime? Wired magazine tagged along with a couple DriveTime buyers to see exactly what happens before a car ever ends up at one of our dealerships, check it out! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vITGq

    Inside the Swift, Strategic World of Used Car Auctions

    Once the 2011 Impala has been rolled into place, the bidding begins immediately. Standing near the back, by the free earplug dispenser, I make eye contact with the auctioneer, and quickly look away: He doesn't need much of a sign to think you want to jack up the price, and I'm just here to watch.

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DriveTime Automotive Group – Why Work For Us?

DriveTime Automotive Group is the nation’s largest dealer helping people with credit issues purchase a great vehicle. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, we operate over 132 dealerships across the country and serve over 110,000 customers each year.

DriveTime is a team of diverse, highly motivated performers that is committed to ensuring the satisfaction of each customer and success of each team member. If you have a passion for continual learning and growth, are flexible enough to handle various roles, and wanting to be challenged, we may have an excellent opportunity waiting just for you.

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Home Office

This is our corporate location in Phoenix, Arizona where we focus on key functions of our organization, including information technology, marketing, accounting, strategic analytics, compliance and legal.

Our Home Office offers open and inviting collaborative spaces that encourage communication between departments. Take advantage of progressive amenities like a fitness center, outside patio and basketball court in a transparent and innovative environment. 

Retail Dealerships

Our dealerships are the frontlines of our organization. It's where we educate and empower customers, so they can make the right decision for their automotive needs.

Our dealerships are much different from your typical dealership. Expect to walk into a fun environment built for open, friendly relationships. Our dealerships feature no-haggle pricing, e-contracting and an innovative point of sale system, so it's far from your typical dealership experience. We also work in small teams, so you can reach out for support whenever it's needed.

Operations Support

Our Operations Center in Mesa, Arizona and Dallas, Texas are responsible for supporting several key functions at DriveTime including loan servicing, internet sales, customer service, recruiting and over 20 additional departments. You can expect to find a diverse group of individuals dedicated to supporting our customers and passionate about the success of our team members. 

Inspection Centers

The DriveTime product starts at our Inspection Centers, where we process each vehicle from auction to ensure it's technically sound and meets our strict guidelines.

Our Inspection Centers run effectively and efficiently by segmenting each key area, including brakes, tires, engine, etc. This means you can rely on clear expectations and set timelines, so you can make an impact right from the start.

Accelerated Management Program

We look for AMPs in all aspects of the business. This is our accelerated management program where we bring outside leaders into the company where they can make a tremendous impact in our key business units. When an AMP starts with DriveTime, they gain the opportunity to run a dealership, an inspection center or a department within 6 to 9 months.

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At DriveTime, we want to make your drive as smooth as possible! Joining our team means you'll gain an industry-leading benefits package including:

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 Wellness Program

Our award-winning Wellness Program is designed to encourage you to strive for optimal health. When you join, you'll be eligible to get free money to use towards your health or fitness goals.

Tuition Reimbursement

We offer generous tuition reimbursement to every employee, regardless of the position. You can earn tuition toward any degree (as long as it is involves business).

Training and Development

We offer generous tuition reimbursement to every employee, regardless of the position. You can earn tuition toward any degree (as long as it is job or business related).


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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Jacksonville, FL
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    I have been working at DriveTime Automotive Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent Pay, Caring Upper Management (For this Region), Our store particularly feels more like a family! I've been to other Drivetime location and they simply do not feel like our store. We get this complement from both customers and other employees so I know I'm not simply imagining it.

    Cons

    Hours can be very very long. On average I will clock in about 96-100+ hours every 2 weeks. It's getting better. But, it can still be very very long. This almost made me look for a job and I was even willing to take a pay cut. But, this particular store if very hard to leave.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing but thanks


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    It was very easy. More conversation than an actual interview. Just basically wanted to know if I could do the job. I didn't actually apply for the job, I was recruited by HR.

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DriveTime Automotive Group Awards & Accolades

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Buy Here Pay Here Dealer of the Year , Leedom & Associates, 2012
Best Place to Work in IT , Computerworld, 2015
Fastest Growing Private Companies (3793) , Inc. Magazine, 2015
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Additional Info

Website www.drivetime.com
Headquarters Phoenix, AZ
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

DriveTime Automotive Group Inc. is the nation’s largest used car dealer and financing company helping people with credit issues find and finance used vehicles in the USA. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, DriveTime was founded in 2002 and currently operates over 130 dealerships in 25 states, employing more than 4,000 people across the country.

Mission: Through our national network for company-owned and operated dealerships, we provide our customers with a comprehensive end-to-end solution for their automotive needs, including the sale, financing and maintenance of their vehicles.

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