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Looking for a super place to work where you can partner with a terrific team of people, build a great professional career, and enjoy real financial success? We know that our people are our greatest resource because their success is our success! We’re committed providing our team with a supportive, positive work environment that encourages team trust and achievement! We have lots of team openings and we’re hiring top-notch people right now! We’d love to talk to you!

Arbutus RV Tech Apprentice Program

Are you looking to start your career? The Arbutus RV Apprentice Program can help set you on a path to becoming a Red Seal RV Tech!

Apprenticeship is a post-secondary pathway consisting of on-the-job training provided by an employer and technical training delivered at a college or vocational school. The training combines alternating periods of on-the-job and technical classroom-based training.

RV service technician technical training spans 8 weeks per year of training. Technical training occurs at VIU in Nanaimo B.C.. While attending technical training Arbutus RV will cover the program cost!

Unlike most trade programs that require a 4-year apprenticeship, the RV service technician apprenticeship program is only three years. Once the apprentice completes the required technical training and on-the-job work experience hours or modules, the apprentice can write the exam for their Red Seal certification. There are many benefits to this form of training including certification, good pay and exciting career opportunities.



Who We Are

At Arbutus RV, we're more than just a dealership; we're a community of adventure enthusiasts dedicated to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to experience the magic of the RV Lifestyle! From cozy campers to luxurious mobile mansions, we provide the ultimate escape vehicles for wanderers seeking new horizons. As a Vancouver Island family-owned business with 7 Island locations, we prioritize creating a positive, inclusive, and downright fun work environment where every team member feels valued and inspired.

We have a rare opportunity for a Warranty Administrator to join our service team. This position is responsible for a wide variety of administrative support tasks, including data entry and database maintenance. It requires processing a large volume of work with accuracy.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary of $23.00 to $27.00 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package that addresses our staff's overall well-being and includes dental, extended healthcare, life insurance, a healthcare spending account, plus an RRSP match plus employee discounts on all our products and services!

Need extra time off? We're family-owned and recognize the importance of supporting families, so we have a generous unpaid time off policy in addition to regular paid vacations.

And there's more!

We also have monthly celebrations for staff in each of our locations, we are closed between Christmas and New Year's to give our staff time to be with their families, and we have annual staff appreciation events!

Who You Are

You are personable, full of energy and have great listening and communication skills. You love working in a small team environment and have an aptitude for educating others. You are diplomatic, respectful and have the confidence to ask for what is owed. Accurate and detailed describe how you approach everything you do. And if you have an administrative or accounting/bookkeeping background as well, you definitely are the gem that we are looking for.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and submit warranty claims to manufacturers
  • Communicate with manufacturers on warranty claims
  • Review warranty repair orders for completion, accuracy, and legibility
  • Liaise with the Service Department to ensure all information, including pictures, has been provided and documented in the Dealership Management System (DMS) to ensure warranty work is approved and paid
  • Build relationships with manufacturers to improve claims approval rates
  • Order and track warranty parts
  • Liaise with the Parts Department to ensure/facilitate warranty part returns or credits when required
  • Tracks, appeals, and resubmits claims to ensure timely payment
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and filling system and reconcile claims
  • Keep updated on all manufacturer's warranty policies and procedures
  • Communicate with the Service Department on the status of warranty claims
  • Analyze problems and identify trends to develop strategies for maximizing the claim process
  • Receive warranty parts in DMS
  • Liaise with the Manager or Supervisor to determine daily priorities

Skills and Experience That Make You a Good Fit

  • High school education or equivalent
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Desire to learn
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting
  • Takes initiative
  • Keeps detailed notes
  • Ability to challenge and or negotiate with manufacturers on denied claims
  • Ability to problem-solve and maximize claims
  • Highly organized and able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build relationships with our manufacturers and internal or external stakeholders
  • Diplomatic demeanour
  • Administrative or accounting/bookkeeping background beneficial
  • RV or construction experience/familiarity is a plus

Health and Safety Considerations

  • Strict adherence to all health and safety policies is necessary
  • Able to lift parts and accessories up to 25 lbs.
  • Bending, lifting, kneeling, reaching
  • Willing to work in a shared office space
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods
  • Able to work comfortably with computer equipment, including monitor, keyboard and mouse
  • Able to deal with customers, vendors, management, and co-workers using calm, effective, and courteous communication.

Join Us!

· If you're ready to embark on a journey that's equal parts exhilarating and rewarding, then hop on board and join us at Arbutus RV & Marine! Together, we'll redefine the meaning of work as we create unforgettable experiences for our team and customers. Apply today, and let the adventure begin!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00-$27.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay

Work Location: In person

Apply Today!