Perth Depot Manager

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RedSands Campers is a well-respected, world-class 4WD Camper hire company built on 30+ years of touring experience, knowledge, and passion for the great outdoors.

We provide premium quality 4WD campers, so that clients may experience their ultimate self-drive adventure. We strive to grow our business with integrity and provide the very best service and products to our clients.

From the first interaction with clients, we aim to be no ordinary 4WD camper hire company. RedSands Campers is all about quality. This includes quality service, advice, and products. We pride ourselves in providing top quality destination advice and a detailed tour of the 4WD camper, so clients feel comfortable and confident as they embark on their ultimate adventure.

We put a lot of time into the design of our product; ensuring clients spend less time packing up and down and more time experiencing the wonderful regions that Australia has to offer.

Our client base is diverse, predominantly from Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands and Australia. We work with Key Distribution Partners across the world and inbound tourism providers. We also take direct bookings from clients and therefore much of our interaction with clients occurs from their first booking enquiry.

Our company values are as follows: 

Our people

  • We value our people and reward good performance.

Commitment to our clients

  • We treat clients with care and respect.

Quality

  • We take pride in what we do.

Community and environment 

  • We are community-minded and sustainable. 

 

Role Overview  

This role will be responsible for managing operations and logistics for the fleet and conducting vehicle demonstrations to clients in Perth. The successful candidate will be required to undertake or arrange repairs, cleaning, quality control, and provide advice and support to clients using the vehicles. This role will also be required to ensure the Perth Depot is maintained as a clean, tidy and safe environment for clients and other Employees.

 

Key responsibilities and tasks 

Vehicle demonstrations and customer service

  • Providing pre-hire demonstration of vehicles to clients (Perth)
  • Provide high levels of customer service to clients, providing solutions to any problems they may experience with the vehicles
  • Taking delivery of vehicles after hires (Perth)

Cleaning, maintenance and repair of fleet

  • Cleaning and turnaround of vehicles and equipment
  • Conduct minor repairs and maintenance to vehicles and equipment
  • Conducting quality control of all RedSands equipment

Managing time and effectiveness

  • Manage own workflow by having systems in place to identify priorities and schedule work to achieve these outcomes
  • Recruitment and management of casual staff to ensure Perth Depot is adequately staffed during busy periods

Health and safety management

  • Identify any health and safety issues with the fleet and/or equipment that may impact upon employees or clients
  • Know and document the hazards associated with own work and control risks by undertaking necessary training and following safe work practices

Knowledge, skills and experience

Essential

  • Passion for travel and tourism
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an approachable personality
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality products and services to clients
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to perform minor mechanical repairs under guidance from Head of Operations
  • Ability to perform physical duties
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised
  • Conflict management and resolution skills
  • Unrestricted current Drivers Licence
  • Ability to travel interstate and intrastate, to assist at other RedSands depots around Australia, if required
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible work hours, including weekends

Desirable

  • Working knowledge of Rental Car Manager (RCM) vehicle management system
  • Ability to speak German, French, Dutch or Belgian
  • Flexibility in work hours and/or location.
  • Experience in working within a small business environment

Please submit your full application AND covering letter by COB Friday 23rd Feb 2024.

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