Advantage Rent A Car City Manager in Astoria, New York

Company Overview:

Advantage Rent a Car is the fourth largest car rental company in the US, serving major airports in over 40 locations. With the youngest fleet in our industry and one of the fastest growing rental car companies in the nation, our dynamic company is looking for motivated, enthusiastic and customer service oriented individuals to join our team. If you enjoy representing a powerful, innovative and trusted brand, Advantage is the place for you.

Our goal is to deliver superior customer service, respect, expertise and responsiveness to our customers. As stewards of our company, you will be responsible for awarding every customer with a positive rental experience.

At AEZ, we have three simple goals, with many ways in which to deliver them.

We should never disappoint a customer. We greet and treat every customer as we expect our friends and family to be treated

We should never disappoint an associate. We show each other the respect and regard we expect for ourselves.

We should always protect our assets. We maintain our vehicles and our spaces like our own.

Position Summary

Responsible for managing operational success and financial profitability across all functional areas such as operations, marketing, sales, maintenance, risk management, and fleet, delivering company programs, initiatives and solutions within the city. As a City Manager, you will serve as a business partner, leading, managing and developing your assigned city and play an integral role in its success.

Duties and Responsibilities

Achievement of operational goals and financial objectives.

Maximize sales revenue by exceeding performance targets.

Accurately forecast location financial outcome based on projected rental volume.

Proactive fleet management to maximize revenue and minimize asset costs.

Ensure efficient utilization and effective control of vehicle inventory.

Full completion of all tasks related to the GUEST Sales Management Program.

Understand and interpret location financial statements.

Analyze market data and communicate opportunities to Regional Vice President and Incremental Sales team.

Provide ongoing support to Location Managers by training, coaching and motivating.

Give specific performance feedback to each employee on a regular basis.

Coordinate hiring and retention of all personnel.

Maintain effective employee staffing levels based on estimated rental volume.

Manage required administrative tasks, controls and reports.

Ensure unparalleled customer satisfaction and address customer issues in a timely manner.

Implement, administer and monitor location safety program.

Adhere to company policy and procedure.

Other duties as required


Some college, technical or military completion required; Bachelor s degree preferred.

3 - 5 years management experience in car rental industry and/or related management experience

Demonstrated successful understanding of P&L management

Analytical skills that diagnose numerical trends and target root causes of below standard performance

Ability to organize and express ideas and information clearly and accurately utilizing excellent communication skills both face to face and written

Flexibility to handle multiple tasks in an organized manner, and work nights, weekends, and holidays

Ability to perform data entry and computer entry tasks, excellent administrative, organizational skills including excellent Microsoft Office skills

Ability to work individually and within a team environment to effectively manage stressful and challenging situations

Must be at least 21 years old and be able to pass pre-employment background and drug screens.

Must have a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record (i.e. no more than 2 moving violations within the last 2 years and no DWI/DUI's, suspensions and/or at fault accidents within the last 2 years).

Must have the flexibility to work day and/or evening hours, as well as weekends/holidays as needed

Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

Ability to communicate in other languages (Spanish, French, Portuguese, Hebrew, German, etc.) is a plus.


Our benefits package goes the distance with 401(K), Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacations, Life & Disability Insurance and more. Immediate family members are also eligible. When you join our family, we ll help you take care of yours.

Additional Benefits: Through Insperity, our benefits and payroll provider, we offer employee discounts on products and services and wellness-related programs to ensure that we are our healthy selves. Most of the services offered are free of charge and open to all employees and their family members. Some of the programs and services we provide include:

Perks at Work offering employee discounts on entertainment, travel and products/service and reward points on purchases!

Employee Assistance Programs, including phone and face-to-face counseling on illness, marriage and family concerns, stress management, and more!

Online health and wellness tools including, online assessment and screeners, self-help programs & health calculators

Trusted, on-line health information available 24/7

Advantage is an EOE M/F/V/D Drug-Free Workplace. Advantage is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

The ADVANTAGE is yours! Join our team, apply today!

The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with an affiliated company of Advantage Rent a Car, LLC and its subsidiaries.