Who We Are
For over 40 years, Vickar Community Chevrolet has been a LEADER in Winnipeg - in Business and in The Community. It is our intent to "Give Back" to those who support our business, namely the communities that we serve. Our Team Members tend to be community-minded individuals who give selflessly of their time to improve the communities that they live and work in. Lead by Larry Vickar, who serves on multiple boards and is involved with a multitude of charitable works, our Team Members can regularly be seen at such charitable events and organizations as The L'Arche Walk, Ride Glide and Stride for The Kidney Foundation, Hustle for Hunger for The AGAPE Table, St. Boniface Hospital Radiothon and Siloam Mission. To support and celebrate the cultural diversity of Winnipeg, The Vickar Automotive Group has been a major sponsor of Folklorama for the past 4 years.
At Vickar Automotive Group, we believe that the commitment, honesty and integrity of our TEAM to be second to none. We celebrate these traits regularly with Employee of the Month and Employee of the Quarter recognition, with Employee of the Year being awarded at our End Of Year Function to a deserving Team Member of each store. At the same time, each store presents The Community Spirit Award to Team Members who exemplify "giving back" to the Community.
On a day-to-day basis, we, as a group, are committed to the health and safety of our Team Members, and have made it our priority to send each and every Team Member home safely to their families at the end of every shift. We partner with 1Life Workplace Safety and Health to ensure that our Team Members are fully trained and competent to ensure the safety of themselves and their co-workers.
We also support on-going Manufacturer Training, not only encouraging, but requiring that all available job-specific training assignments are completed by our Team Members, providing empowerment and self-confidence for our workers and an increased level of Customer Service for our Clients. It is our policy to promote from within the ranks whenever possible.
For our Technical Team - mechanical and autobody Team Members, we participate in The Apprenticeship Manitoba Program, as well as ASEP, consistently building a competent and confident Team of Repair and Service-oriented individuals.
Our Sales Team has achieved Sales Certification through Manitoba Motor Dealers Association, ensuring that they are well-educated in Automotive Ethics and compliant with provincial legislation.
Our Team Members enjoy a comprehensive Benefits Package, including but not limited to:
· Health, Dental and Vision Care
· Employee Assistance Program
· Best Doctors Referral Service
· Discounted Corporate Gym Membership
· Discounted pricing on vehicle, service, parts and accessories purchases
· MMDA Member Benefits Card
· Group RSP Benefits
· Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Plan Enrollment