Maitenence Crew (Male, Age 31) in Philadelphia, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleMaitenence Crew
Salary$16,900
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week32
Company Size(not answered)
LocationPhiladelphia, NY
Years Experience4 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
A Limousine Company (we have about fifty employees) that rents out towncars, limos, buses to people to rent for airport trips, weddings, funerals, proms, etc.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I clean all of the vehicles inside and out, making sure they look nice before a driver takes them out on a job. Cleaning the outside of the cars with soap and water, brushing the tires clean, brushing and vacuuming the interiors.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vaction.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Under compensated.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes it does. I’m required to work together with fellow crewmen as well as greet customers coming in to take a look at vehicles. I like working with my fellow co-workers and get along with them just fine.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
We wash the vehicles outside in a parking lot during the summer. When it’s colder weather we do the cleaning in the garage. Spring/Summer is perfect weather for doing my type of work. I don’t love washing cars during the winter nor does anyone else but everybody in the crew does the best they can.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 7
Benefits: 5
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 2
Job Title: 1
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 4

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Referrel from family member.

What was the application process?
Just went in and talked to the manager.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, it was one interview with the owner of the company, who after a few minutes gave me a contract to sign to make my employment official.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Am am willing to work for so much an hour? Can you lift heavy stuff if necessary?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
During the winter, make sure you dress warm. Always come prepared with a focused mind.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Be able to handle criticism because managers will ride you if you make mistakes. Be somewhat physically fit having to do all the lifting, scrubbing, and standing on your feet 8 hours a day.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
No.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
In winter make sure you wear boots and dress warm. Be ready to do physical labor.