• Operations Director

    Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    # Positions
    RAC Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time
  • General Responsibilities

    The airports are busy locations dealing with several hundred/thousand transactions in a day.  Every Manager has a role to play in ensuring their contribution enables the whole operation to work efficiently to deliver the best customer service.  Therefore managers must look not only at the functions where they have oversight, but the site as a whole to ensure that service focus is achieved at all times.  Dollar/Thrifty has high expectations that all managers will be effective leader coaches.


    As the Operations Leader (OL), you will manage the two key areas of VSA and IR working closely with both the Lot Manager and Product Quality Manager.  Your team will work to ensure vehicles quickly and efficiently flow from IR through VSA to stalling per the Dollar/Thrifty replenishment model.  Your primary focus is to lead your team to the highest level of performance by make sure that the right vehicles are properly accounted for, cleaned and stalled ready for our customers to enjoy.  The OL champions superior levels of customer vehicle cleanliness and instills a quality mindset in all members of the operations team including outside third party vendors.  Additionally, the OL takes responsibility and maintains quality control of the site fleet and works with other sites to adjust the fleet as required.  The OL will serve as the third level of escalation for customer issue and works to resolve outstanding issues and coach your team how to deliver the highest level of customer service.





    Mandatory Requirements


    To be a great Operations Leader, you need:

    • An ability to lead and manage all aspects of the replenishment model and ensure that clean and prepared cars are ready for rental
    • An ability to understand the movement and flow of vehicles from IRR to VSA to Maintenance as needed, and to zones
    • The ability to analyze and to understand the impact of hourly reservations on the replenishment model and the ability to make adjustments throughout the day
    • A deep desire to be innovative by being able to spot trends and develop creative solutions that improve overall operations and drives both quality and revenue
    • An ability to remain level headed and calm with both customers and employees as you assist them
    • An ability to be a Dollar/Thrifty Brand Ambassador at all times as you seek to create a positive environment and solutions that generate continued customer and employee loyalty


    EEO Statement

    Dollar Thrifty is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Dollar Thrifty is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


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