Job Opportunities in Pekin, IL | Velde Ford is Always Looking to Add to the Team

At Velde Ford, we believe having a good team equates to having a good business. Our employees are the faces of Velde Ford, which is why we only hire superstars with great personalities!

Many of our employees have been with us since the very beginning, which creates a familiar and comfortable atmosphere. We know our employees enjoy working here, and we are positive you will come to love it too!

If you are a personable and professional individual that likes working in an encouraging and positive environment, take a moment to browse our job postings. Once you’ve found a career opportunity that you think you’ll enjoy, fill out the application.

We can’t wait to see what you can bring to the table at Velde Ford in Pekin, IL!

Part-Time Receptionist


We are currently looking for a Part-Time Receptionist to join our team! Our receptionist is the first impression of Velde Ford. They serve as the point of contact for all inquiries concerning our business. It is one of the most important positions within the dealership. The Receptionist will report to the Customer Experience Manager and will provide support to the Management Team. 21+ Hours Per Week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4 pm - 8 pm; Saturday from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Daily communication with staff & leadership; Monitoring staff through check in/check out sheet; Receive and refer incoming calls, inquiries, information, and distributing messages; Word processing and data entry; Maintaining effective filing systems; Monitoring Reception, office, and coffee bar areas; Providing support to Administrative offices; Performing typing & clerical functions; Performing cashiering duties & collecting customer payments; Balancing the cashier drawer; Light Accounting Administrative duties; Maintaining confidentiality & ensuring respectful approach in dealing with staff and public; Participating in training opportunities if required; Other duties as assigned.


High School graduate; Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Windows XP, and Internet Explorer; Comfortable with using an adding machine; Must be a team player; Excellent organizational and communication skills; Must be dependable and punctual; Positive Criminal Reference Check required.


Lube Technician


Velde Ford in Pekin, IL is looking for a competent Automotive Lube Technician. This job is very demanding and fast paced. We are looking to train our Lube Technicians to move into Flat Rate Technician positions and to continue a successful career path within our team.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing oil changes and tire rotations on all types of vehicles; performing full vehicle inspections to be able to up-sell needed work; performing regular maintenance that customers would like to have done.


Experience and references are required. The candidate will be expected to be to work on time each day and stay until the end of the day. Also, the candidate will work every other Saturday from 7am to 12pm. Normal working hours during the week will be 8am to 5pm or 7am to 4pm to be determined by the Service Manager.


If you feel you meet these qualifications please supply your resume and/or stop in for an application. These applications will be reviewed and you will be contacted by the Service Manager.