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Crew Carwash Overview

Indianapolis, IN
501 to 1000 employees
1948
Company - Private
Other Retail Stores
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Back in 1948, with great foresight and a nod to innovation, Founder Joe Dahm opened Indiana’s first automated carwash, Mike’s Minit Man. A few years later, Joe’s brother Ed Dahm, joined the business. At the time, just 18 carwashes were operating in ... Read more

Mission: Crew Member Promise

At Crew Carwash, we recognize that you are our most valuable asset, and our greatest advantage in creating lifetime customers.

By listening to you and applying the principles of honesty, trust, and respect, we will ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020 (#17)

Company Updates

  • Welcome back to your neighborhood carwash! 👋 We're open and staying soapy, safe and clean with brand new Zero Touch Payment options. Visit us and stay socially distant by joining our Unlimited Club, downloading our App or purchasing books >>

  • What made us the 17th best medium/small size company to work for in the country? Our team members are the best in the service industry. If you think you would be a good fit, apply now to a location near you!👍

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Crew Carwash – Why Work With Us?


Pay & Benefits

As a member of our Crew, you'll enjoy:
Competitive pay starting at $12/hour!*
College tuition assistance (up to $3,500 / year paid directly to you!)
Flexible schedule (days, evenings, mid-shift, weekends)
Benefits for full-time Associates (health insurance, paid time off, 401(k), etc.)
A fun, rewarding environment and team atmosphere

*Pay is based off Full Time and Part Time Day availability.

Training & Development

We're well known for our great training. In fact, we've received awards for it!
Training is one of our key strategies to our growth. Having well-trained associates is one way we ensure that we maintain our reputation for an outstanding customer experience. We provide thorough on-site and classroom training in a variety of areas.

Committed to Diversity

Crew Carwash is a performance-based company with equal opportunities for all who perform. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our team members through open communication. We support a culture of inclusion, so that we better understand our customers, capitalize on the talents of our team members, and contribute to the communities where we operate.

The #1 Reason: Our People!

When we ask our team what they like most about working at Crew Carwash, year after year they say the same thing: our people! As part of the Crew Carwash team you'll get to work side-by-side with positive people committed to doing whatever it takes to take care of our customers.

Associate Opportunities

If you take pride in your work, enjoy being part of a close-knit team in an outdoor setting, and have the energy and persistence that it takes to provide a fast, friendly, feel-good experience to every Crew customer…
We want YOU to join our Team!

Becoming part of the Crew Team isn’t easy, but it sure is worth it. After hiring the best Team Members in the service industry (no experience required), we provide the training and coaching that our Team Members need to succeed. In addition, we provide great benefits.

 

Management Opportunities

As a Manager in Training starting out with Crew Carwash, you'll discover that we've hired you to eventually run one of our locations. Promotions are based on performance, not seniority. We look for energetic individuals who are goal and career-oriented.

You'll be assigned to a location in your area and the training begins. You'll learn valuable business skills from capable mentors who may once have been in your shoes. Nearly 50% of all our managers started out in this program. During your first year, you will participate in all areas of our business. As you progress, you will be tested and evaluated to determine your proficiency in these areas. Successful completion will result in promotion potential and pay increases.

On average, you can expect to be promoted to an Assistant Manager within 8-10 months. At completion of your Assistant Manager certification, we'll evaluate openings in your market and determine placement. Your own initiative and capabilities, coupled with your ability to think on your feet will dictate how fast you advance. 

Support Center Opportunities


We have occasional openings at our Indianapolis Support Center for different types of roles. We have staff working with customer service, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, purchasing, information technology and a variety of other responsibilities. Opportunities also arise for maintenance and support roles in every market where we operate. A career with Crew Carwash is an excellent way to pursue your professional goals while working with some of the best people you'll meet!

 

Glassdoor Best Places to Work

Crew Carwash was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in 2020 in the U.S. small and medium company category. The Employees' Choice Award program is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor.

Indianapolis Top Workplace Award

For the 4th time, and 3rd year in a row, we have been a recipient of the Indianapolis Star Top Workplace Award! For the 2018 year we were ranked #2 for the "Large Company" Category.

Indianapolis Youth Employer of the Year Award

Crew Carwash was awarded the 2019 Youth Employer of the Year for Indianapolis! For many young associates at Crew, this is their first job.  We take great pride in developing our associates and improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Crew Carwash Receives Youth Employer of the Year Award!

 

Location Culture

Crew Carwash has a strong culture to help develop everyone at the locations.  Team work is a large part of the success for each location.  We want to develop your professional life, but more importantly, develop skills you can use for a lifetime!

Here's a few videos from employees and their thoughts about working at Crew Carwash!

Owners' Message

Below is a video from our owners, Bill Dahm and Sally Dahm Grant.

Find out why our people are literally the core of our business!


Messgae to Our Founder

Our founder Joe Dahm has had a tremendous impact on each of our customers and team members. This is a tribute to Joe, and our little token of thanks to him for all he has done for us.


Crew Carwash Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "I love working at Crew Carwash!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager-In-Training in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Manager-In-Training in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crew Carwash full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Crew Carwash has a great team environment. Your coworkers and management team truly care about you and your success. I left my former employer after 11 years of service and I am so happy I made a change. Crew Carwash has significantly improved my quality of life. Thank you CrewCarwash!

    Cons

    No cons to share at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Continue listening to your employees they are your most valuable asset!

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Crew Carwash Photos

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Crew Carwash Interviews

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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Plainfield, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Crew Carwash (Plainfield, IN) in January 2019.

    Interview

    First received a call from the location, this was a phone interview. Then scheduled an in person interview with the operations manager. Lastly, the Area Director called and set up my last interview with him.

    Interview Questions

    • What interests you in working at Crew Carwash?   2 Answers
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Crew Carwash Awards & Accolades

  • Youth Employer of the Year, EmployIndy, 2019
  • Top Workplace, Indianapolis Star, 2018
  • Top Work Place, Indianapolis Star, 2017
  • Top Workplace, Indianapolis Star, 2016
  • 2020 Glassdoor Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2020
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

Registered Apprenticeships

Offers federal/state recognized on-the-job training program(s)

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