Detailing / TA Staff


Salary: $52,000 - $64,000

Hourly Rate:

About the Role...

About the Role

Northern Vehicle Placements is an independently owned used vehicle dealership with onsite reconditioning and detailing team in Townsville that has a strong focus on providing expertly reconditioned vehicles to the public at competitive prices. We are looking to expand by adding a Detailer/Trades Assistant to our friendly team. 

As a Detailer/TA at NVP you will receive:

  • A high quality workshop staffed by experienced industry professionals,

  • Modern and well-equipped facilities with dedicated workspaces and comprehensive array of equipment,

  • Opportunities for further training and development,

  • Culture of care amongst staff and management, 

  • Strong adherence to WHS policy, 

  • Weekly team lunch supplied,

  • Access to NVP’s Employee Assistance Program, 

  • Above award wages, 

  • Monthly performance bonuses, 

  • A friendly and supportive work environment that encourages personal and professional growth within its staff members, 

Your main roles will include the following:

  • Picking up parts, moving vehicles, etc.

  • General maintenance and yard duties, 

  • Detailing light vehicles - 

  • Washing and buffing vehicle’s paint, including paint corrections,

  • Degreasing/chemical washing where required, 

  • Full interior detailing including hydro-vac, upholstery shampoo, trim dressing, etc.

  • Paint touch ups, chassis and exhaust paint, trim repairs, upholstery stitching etc.


Skills and qualities required for the role:

  • Ability to work independently to detail vehicles efficiently and to a high standard,

  • Ability to follow instructions from workshop foreman and management staff, 

  • Ability to consistently hit monthly output targets,

  • Open driver’s licence, 

  • Good organisational skills,

  • Honest, reliable and hardworking, 

  • High regard for safe work practices and procedures,



 At NVP we are committed to building inclusive cultures in the car sales industry that respect diversity and provide quality employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. If you identify as a woman, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or culturally diverse background, members of the LGBTIQA+ community or disability community, we strongly encourage you to apply and consider NVP as the next step in your career. 


All applications will be kept strictly confidential.

Opening Hours
Monday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm