PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz (NYSE: HTZ) announced that its equipment rental division, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), will be hiring hundreds of new employees this summer and will be holding a two-day employment open house at more than 50 HERC locations throughout the country on Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Locations hosting an open house can be found online at http://hertz.jobs/hiringday.html. The available positions, as well as open houses can also be found on Hertz's military hiring portal, http://hertz.jobs/military/. The site allows veterans and their family members to view and apply for available Hertz jobs across all company divisions.
"14% of Hertz's revenues are derived from HERC and over the past year we've been aggressively expanding," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "By hosting a two day employment open house, we're aiming to fill key positions throughout the country which are needed to ensure we're able to efficiently run our operations while providing our customers with the superior levels of customer service they expect from HERC."
Available positions HERC is seeking to fulfill include:
-- Sales Representatives: Responsible for daily territory management and revenue growth through on site visits to customers and cold calling to prospective clients. -- Sales and Operations Trainees: Responsible for responding to customer inquiries and identifying customer needs, coordinating equipment delivery activities, maintaining competitive data, inventory control and business reporting. -- Mechanics: Responsible for the repair, service, and maintenance of rental equipment at the HERC facility and in the field at the customer's job site. -- Tractor Trailer Drivers: Responsible and accountable for the transportation, delivery and retrieval of construction equipment and the operation of commercial and non-commercial vehicles in a safe and efficient manner. -- Yardworkers: Responsible for the cleaning and preparation of construction equipment, delivery and pick-up of parts and equipment and assisting with the loading and unloading of rental items.
As one of the largest equipment rental operators in North America, HERC has the largest national account base and has been expanding its diversified revenue stream into the industrial, pump and power, and entertainment markets. Since 2010, the Company has acquired 10 businesses to tap into these growth segments including DW Pumps, a market leader in pump rental solutions in N. California, Delta Rigging, a specialty equipment rental provider to the off-shore oil and gas industry, and Cinelease, providing lighting rental equipment to the film and TV production industries. Additionally, the Company anticipates HERC's revenue increasing 15% year-over-year in 2012 and has already seen its non-residential construction revenue grow by double digits in the first quarter of 2012.
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation - a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation since 1965 - operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, offering a diverse line of equipment and tools for rent and sale. Products include aerial manlifts, air compressors and tools, earthmoving equipment and power generators, forklifts and material handling equipment, pumps, and trucks and trailers. Hertz Equipment also offers custom programs and equipment through its specialty service groups; Industrial Plant Services, Pump and Power Services, Aerial Services and Government Services. With approximately 325 locations in the United States, Canada, China and Europe, Hertz Equipment Rental offers daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals, tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale.
Hertz, the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operates from approximately 8,650 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 119 major airports in Europe. Hertz was voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2012/13 U.S. Car Rental Survey and earned top honors in 14 additional categories and the Company earned top honors for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits in the Americas, Europe/Africa, and Middle East/Asia/ Oceania in the FlyerTalk awards. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Choice, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. Hertz also operates Hertz On Demand car sharing, Hertz Entertainment Services, and Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation and owns Donlen Corporation, based in Northbrook, Illinois, which is a leader in providing fleet leasing and management services.
For more information about Hertz Equipment, visit the company online at www.hertzequip.com.
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation