AF25441 - Vehicle Preparation Agent (Car Washer) | Al-Futtaim Hertz -Car Rental | Abu Dhabi

Department: Hertz
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Abu Dhabi | UAE
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing


Hertz is the worldwide market leader in car rental and leasing. It has been in operation since 1918. With over 7,000 locations in more than 150 countries Hertz manages over 700,000 vehicles around the world. The Hertz UAE franchise started in 1993 and has grown into an operation that is the top car rental and leasing company in the UAE. Hertz has the largest purpose built rental facility in the Middle East, the largest airport counter in Dubai and the youngest fleet in the market. The company continues to strengthen its position in the market by consistently introducing innovative and customer focused services, as well as regularly training its staff at all levels.

About the Job:

We are currently seeking for a Vehicle Preparation Agent (Car Washer) to join the Hertz team in Abu Dhabi. The key responsibilities of this role includes:

  • Damage checks - Complete checks done on all vehicles coming for washing
  • Vehicle cleaning - Cars in the bay must be vacuumed and complete interior cleaning conducted as per the Hertz quality standards and procedure. All seat and radio settings are not to be touched.
  • Auto car wash & wiping - During auto car wash be alert and watch the process to avoid any damages due to malfunctioning of the machine. Once the washing is completed move the car out to the wiping area and clean the car from outside. Also responsible for ensuring a complete check for quality of clean before moving the car from the wiping area.
  • Parking of ready cars - Once the wiping and rechecks are over move the car to the ready area, reverse park with ready tag, switch off all lights and radio.
  • Maintaining image & assets - Ensure the cleaning area is neat and tidy, round-ups for yard cleaning as per schedule. Proper handling of company assets including vehicles, equipments and consumables in such a manner which proves the dedication and sincerity of the employee. Cleaning of auto car wash, vacuum machine, bays & equipments in the bay, manual car wash and fuel pump in each shift as scheduled
  • Log sheet recording - As the vehicles are being cleaned, record the details of each vehicle handled into the Log sheet. Lost & found, equipment malfunction etc is also recorded in the same manner. Ensure the sheets are handed over to the Manager by end of each shift for verification.


Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.

About You:

 To be successfully considered for this role, you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to secondary level or equivalent
  • Hard-working and attentive personality.
  • Attention to detail and take pride in your work
  • Able to communicate in English to an adequate level
  • A good level of written English in order to complete all paperworks.
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.