Yard Attendant I in Ottawa at KAR Global

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you seeking to make an impact in your career? Why not join our Impact Auto Auctions team!

Impact Auto Auctions is Canada's leading live and live-online salvage vehicle auction company with auction facilities across British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Impact's national service offering allows sellers to standardize processes across the country, and provides buyers with Canada's most extensive selection of salvage vehicles. Impact is a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), and a business unit of KAR Auction Services, Inc.

Impact Auto Auctions (Ottawa) is one of the 13 salvage vehicle auctions that are located across Canada. In this role you will be providing stellar service to our internal and external customer base as you process incoming salvage units and provide hands on assistance with the auction process. If you are detail-oriented, loves being part of the ‘action’, enjoy working in a fast paced environment and want to develop alongside a growing company, consider a career with us today!

To learn more about Impact Auto Auctions please visit https://www.impactauto.ca/.


  • Completes visual vehicle inspections to obtain an accurate assessment of the vehicle in the form of a detailed and well-written report and taking pictures of visible damage on the vehicle.
  • Completes accurate Condition Reports or a combination of Condition Reports and ramp inspections.
  • Responsible for taking photographs of vehicles for remarketing, downloading the pictures to the computer and entering new data in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensures vehicles meet acceptable standards by understanding, enforcing and facilitating the specific programs, rules and guidelines as established by the auction.
  • Clerking for auction sales
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Valid driver's license and able to drive all types of vehicles (manual & standard)
  • Good vision and manual dexterity
  • Excellent reading skills and legible writing skills as well as the ability to make sound decisions and exercise common sense
  • Must be willing to work outdoors and in various weather conditions
  • Must be a team player
  • Reliability, punctuality and dependability are essential
  • Must have computer knowledge (in house programs)
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to multitask

What do we have to offer?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Health and Dental Benefits  
  • RRSP Company Matching 
  • An Opportunity for Career Growth
  • A Team Oriented and Engaging Environment

***Please note that any employment offers are contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check. This includes a clean driver’s abstract.***

Impact Auto Auctions is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request.  If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require disability related accommodation.