your undealership has a most unusual workforce.

People from backgrounds traditionally excluded from retail automotive careers constitute the majority of our team, including:

  • 27 women in every department, including 6 female mechanical technicians--more than any other dealership of any brand in the country;
  • 12 team members representing diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds;
  • 6 LGBQT team members;
  • 4 current and former active-duty military service members.

Our superpower as a company is the ability to recruit and develop elite professionals from the broadest possible cross section of society. It's smart business and it advances the cause of social justice in our community. We encourage everyone to apply.



EXPERIENCED AUTO TECHNICIAN

Planet Subaru is seeking an experienced flat-rate automotive technician. We have lots of work!

Planet Subaru is a very special dealership. We have very low turnover and very high quality of life. We have won many "best workplace" awards. Selected from over 20,000 dealerships nationwide, Planet Subaru was named to the Automotive News Top 100 Best Dealerships to Work For twice. And the Boston Globe five times selected Planet Subaru from thousands of companies in all industries for its list of Top 100 Places To Work.

Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, and partial 401K matching. We have a beautiful facility with an air-conditioned shop. We will pay you to attend classes to become a Subaru Master technician. We have a family atmosphere with professional, competent, friendly managers.

The work week is four days per week, 10 hours per day, including many Saturdays. You get Sunday and two weekdays off. If necessary, we can make schedule adjustments to serve your needs, for example if you wanted to work less than full time, or, if you wanted to work five days per week instead of four.

Planet Subaru has many women on its sales and service teams, including six women technicians, and we encourage women to apply.

Franchised auto experience is preferred but not required. Subaru experience is not required...we will help you learn the product.

Compensation is flat-rate and amount is determined by experience/ability. We can also hire you if you have experience as a marine mechanic, boat mechanic, diesel mechanic, fleet mechanic, or inboard/outboard mechanic.

Please visit planetsubaru.com to learn about our unique philosophy. Please email your resume with a brief note about your interest in the position and the dealership to Managing Partner Dale Lathrop at dale@planetsubaru.com.

ACCOUNTING OFFICE ASSISTANT

Planet Subaru, located on Route 53 in Hanover, Massachusetts, approximately 30 minutes south of downtown Boston, needs full time help in the accounting department.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Most duties involve data processing with documents and on the computer, including basic accounting, and processing of Massachusetts motor vehicle transactions on the DRIVE program. The work is quite varied so it is not tedious. However, it very detailed-oriented and errors can cause a lot of problems. You will be joining a team of five people in the accounting office who enjoy their jobs and create a pleasant atmosphere in a nice sunny facility. We offer health and dental insurance, 401k matching, and paid vacation.

SCHEDULE:

Approximately 40 hours per week, the hours are 8:30am to 5pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Ability is more important than specific accounting or dealership experience, but you must have computer literacy with Microsoft Office, organizational skills, and efficiency and accuracy with detailed paperwork. You must enjoy an environment which is sometimes fast-paced, and get along well with others. Car dealership or general office experience are helpful but not required. Accounting experience is preferred but not required. You must be able to pass a criminal background check.

REQUIRED QUALITIES:

  • Organizational skills to keep track of a lot of details.
  • Conscientiousness so you don’t let people down.
  • Problem-solving skills to prevent mistakes in the department.
  • Personal characteristics that make you fun and enjoyable to work with.

DIVERSE TEAM:

Planet Subaru has an impressively diverse workforce. For example, we have six female technicians, more than any other dealership of any brand or size in the whole country. We actively recruit from groups traditionally excluded from the car business, including women, people of color, the LGBQT community, and veterans, to name just a few. We encourage you to apply.

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US:
We have dogs in the dealership! We have barely any turnover, and the longevity of our team members says a lot about the quality of life here. To learn about our current staff members and their tenure here, visit planetsubaru.com/dealership/staff.htm. Planet is not the typical dealership. We are your "undealership," the alternative to the tricks and games found at other stores. Selected from over 20,000 nationwide, Planet Subaru was named to the Automotive News "Top 100 Best Dealerships to Work For" twice. And the Boston Globe four times selected Planet Subaru from thousands of companies in all industries for its list of "Best Workplaces."

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please e-mail your resume with a brief note about your interest in the position to Managing Partner Dale Lathrop at dale@planetsubaru.com. We will respond to qualified applicants with a detailed FAQ about the opportunity. Thank you!

SUBARU SALESPERSON

Job Description

Planet Subaru offers you a unique opportunity to make the world a better place, one car sale at a time. Not just that, but in a positive and team-oriented environment. We offer extensive training and look for candidates WITHOUT any experience in car sales, so we can provide a pleasantly different and enjoyable experience for our customers.

The work is interesting, fast-paced and rewards initiative and problem solving. Our team typically looks at their roles as their career and we almost universally promote from within. We have barely any turnover, and the longevity of our team members says a lot about the quality of life here.

SCHEDULE

The flexible schedule is less than 50 hours per week (many fewer than the typical dealership) but does include many weekend days because those are the busiest times.

OUR CURRENT TEAM

Former backgrounds of our Sales Guides include: Enterprise Rental Car Branch Manager, Hollywood movie director (no kidding!), cell phone and tropical fish salesperson, fitness instructor, art gallery owner, investment professional, and a recent college grad. To learn about our current staff members and their tenure, visit http://planetsubaru.com/dealership/staff.htm

TO APPLY

Please e-mail your resume with a PROFESSIONAL COVER LETTER about your interest in the position to General Sales Manager Nate Roman at nate@planetsubaru.com.  We will reply to qualified applicants with answers to frequently asked questions about the opportunity. Thanks!




Selected from thousands of dealerships nationwide, Automotive News twice named Planet Subaru a "Best Dealership to Work For."

See the video about the unusual number of women in every department at Planet.

Selected from thousands of local companies, the Boston Globe five times awarded Planet with its top workplace award.


See the video about environmental efforts


Meet the members of our team.


See 13 Reasons to love Planet.



Future Openings
The Planet stores have very low turnover so we rarely have many openings.  We do add positions as we grow, however, and typically work off a waiting list, so if you would like to be considered for a future opening at Planet Subaru in Hanover or Planet Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Franklin, please send your resume to Managing Partner Dale Lathrop
 with a brief note about the position you would be interested in. We will contact you when we have an opening.  We diligently recruit team members who have traditionally been excluded from the opportunities in the auto industry, including women, minorities, and veterans. The diversity of our team is proof of our success and we encourage you to apply.




  

Planet offers high-paying automotive jobs near Boston. If you're looking for dealership employment you'll love on the South Shore, Boston, and most of eastern Massachusetts, then apply today!