Careers

WE ARE GROWING AND HIRING!

Join a Winning Team at Mike Murphy Ford!   

We currently have the following openings:

 

Sales Consultants, Tire/Lube Technician, Experienced Automotive Technician, Internal Service Advisor and  Company Drivers


FULL TIME SALES CONSULTANT

 

Sales Consultants are responsible for presenting new and pre-owned vehicles in a professional and informative manner that promotes the sale. They will also maintain ongoing customer relationships to ensure complete satisfaction and drive repeat business.  They will also need to stay up-to-date on industry trends and vehicle information.

 

Job Duties:
  • Understands vehicles and their features and capabilities
  • Develop rapport with new and existing customers.
  • Qualifies buyers by understanding their needs, wants and interests while demonstrating and presenting vehicles that meet those requirements.
  • Closes sales by overcoming objections, asking for the sale and negotiating price.
  • Complete all paperwork associated with the vehicle sale in preparation for Finance requirements including the explanation of warranties and after-market products.
  • Deliver vehicle to customer by showing all features, options and nuances of the vehicle including any system activations on new models.
  • Keep up to date on all new vehicle information and any manufacture testing requirements.
  • Participate in on-going sales training.
  • Enhance the dealership overall by adding opportunities and “out of the box” ideas.
Job Requirements:
  • Professional appearance.
  • Prior auto sales required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills (email, chat, text) and utilization of a CRM system.
  • High energy, positive, out-going personality with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Drive and ambition to achieve monthly and ongoing sales goals.
  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

 

What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois.  Our dealership is locally owned and has been owned by the same family for over 38 years. We have an aggressive marketing and advertising program with an excellent pay plan and large vehicle inventory all encompassed by a fun work environment.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with first your annual earning potential $50K- $100K
  • Quarterly and Yearly Bonus Plan
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off
Apply Online and attach your resume
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.


FULL TIME TIRE & LUBE TECHNICIAN

$2,000 Signing Bonus!

Tire & Lube Technicians
Tire & Lube Technicians must be energetic, good communication skills and enjoy working with their hands. They are responsible performing high-quality vehicle services and providing 5-star customer experiences while maintaining a tidy workspace.
Job Duties:
  • Perform oil changes and tire rotations.
  • Light repair work such as fluid flushes, filter changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, wipers, headlights and other basic repairs.
  • Execute work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Communication with service advisors and customers.
  • Notification of work provided and estimates time on suggested work needed.
  • Assist other technicians as needed.
  • Attend training and meetings when required.
Job Requirements:
  • 2 years experience required.
  • Previous experience or training in a related position preferred but not required. We will train the right candidate.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Positive, can-do attitude along with eagerness to learn.
  • Enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced shop.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • ASE Certification preferred but not required.
What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois. Our dealership is locally owned and has been by the same family for over 38 years. We provide you with the latest technology to assist with daily duties along with an inviting environment to perform in.
Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • First shift, 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour

Apply Online and attach your resume


 

EXPERIENCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC

$3,000 Signing Bonus!

Automotive Technician/Mechanic

Automotive Technician/Mechanic must have a passion for automotive care, be a true team player and have a customer-focused attitude and work ethic. Our Technicians/Mechanics are responsible for performing high-quality vehicle services while maintaining a tidy workspace.

Job Duties:

  • Diagnose, maintain and repair automotive systems including but not limited to engine, transmission, electrical, steering, suspension, brakes, air conditioning.
  • Repair and overhaul cars, vans, trucks and other automotive vehicles in accordance with Dealership and factory standards.
  • Examine and diagnose cause of any malfunctions on vehicle and discuss with service advisor and service manager the nature and extend of damage or malfunction.
  • Test components and systems using diagnostic tools and special service equipment.
  • Complete repair assignments efficiently, safely and correctly. Work must pass quality inspections set forth by dealership and manufacturer standards.
  • Explaining technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals who may include employees and customers on an as-required basis.
  • Communicate with Service Advisors and Managers regarding status of work.
  • Document parts needed and communicate part information to the Parts Department.
  • Road test vehicles as necessary before and/or after repair.
  • Document all work performed and recommended on the repair order.
  • Produce high quality work that evidences pride of workmanship.
  • Actively participate in any certification/training programs requested or needed.
  • Maintaining an organized and neat working area.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of automotive mechanic experience required.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical and drivability issues.
  • Read and comprehend instructions and information including working through wiring diagrams.
  • Prefer journeyman level or higher experience.
  • ASE Certification preferred
  • Ford Technical Certification a big plus!
  • Dealership experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and team player.
  • Enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced shop.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois. Our dealership is locally owned and has been by the same family for over 38 years. We provide you with the latest technology to assist with daily duties along with an inviting environment to perform in.

Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • First shift, 5-day work week
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.

Must be able to work in Morton, IL

Apply Online and attach your resume

 


 

FULL TIME INTERNAL SERVICE ADVISOR

Internal Service Advisor

 The Internal Service Advisor is the primary contact for all of Mike Murphy Ford’s new and pre-owned inventory.  The Service Advisor also plays an important part with communication within the Service and Sales departments to keep all players updated regarding services being performed.

Job Duties:

  • Locating and managing inventory through the service department.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Provide excellent customer service by listening to internal departments’ inquiries and requests.
  • Coordinate moving of vehicles throughout the Mike Murphy Ford locations.
  • Work closely with Service Technicians to assist with vehicle inspections.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated, organized and drive to succeed.
  • Above average time-management skills.
  • Commitment to quality and customer service.
  • Ability to stand, lift and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Comfortable with computers and basic office equipment.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced shop.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois.  Our dealership is locally owned and has been by the same family for over 38 years. We provide you with the latest technology to assist with daily duties along with an inviting environment to perform in.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • First shift, 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.

 

 Apply Online and attach your resume


 

Company Drivers – Part-Time

Mike Murphy Ford is growing and we want you to be part of our Team!
We are seeking applicants for the position of Company Drivers to assist our sales and service team with vehicle deliveries and vehicle pick-ups.
Job Requirements:
*Valid Driver’s License
*Excellent Driving Record
*Must be 18 Years Old
Job Duties Include:
*Auction Vehicle Pick Up and Deliveries
*Dealer Trade Pick Up and Deliveries
*Associated transfer paperwork (will train)
PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON:
Mike Murphy Ford
565 W. Jackson St.
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2311

We are always looking for bright, motivated, and energetic professionals to add to our world-class team. Our dealership works as a team, and our team strives to be the best for our customers. If you feel that your skills would be a valuable asset to our customers, then we want to get to know you!

We are always looking for qualified:

  • Accounting/Administrative personnel
  • Body Shop technicians
  • Express lube technicians
  • General line technicians
  • Lot attendants
  • New vehicle sales consultants
  • Service valets/porters
  • Used vehicle sales consultants

Contact us for the latest employment opportunities and to schedule an interview with our general manager.

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