DOWNTOWN 2001 Oak Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 328-3600
AUTOMALL 5300 Gasoline Alley Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93313 (661) 837-6400
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Become a member of an engaged team that offers opportunities, excellent earning potential and leadership that appreciates involved employees. Jim Burke Ford Lincoln is one of the top five Ford dealers in California and a recipient of the Ford Motor Company President’s Award — the highest honor bestowed upon a dealership. The dealership corporation was founded in 1913 and is one of the oldest in the nation. With almost 300 employees, our vision of “Building lasting relationships” has become the cornerstone of everything we do.
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Jim Burke continually provides benefit packages that enhance each employee's lifestyle. All of the benefits mentioned below are subject to change without notice and are implemented as indicated in the Employee Handbook.
We offer employees medical coverage for themselves and their families. The company pays for the majority of the employee's health insurance premium and a portion of dependent coverage. The employee will pay their premiums through pre-tax dollars through our Section 125 Plan. Employees are eligible the first of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
We offer a choice of dental plans for the employee and their eligible dependents. The premiums will be paid with pre-tax dollars through our Section 125 Plan. Employees are eligible the first of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
The company pays 100% for a basic life insurance policy of $15,000 for the employee, $5,000 for the spouse, and $2,500 for each eligible dependent over 6 months of age. This plan also includes accidental death and dismemberment protection for the employee. Employees are eligible the first of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
The employee can purchase additional insurance policies through payroll deduction that meet the needs and budget of the employee. These are discussed when the employee is first eligible and each annual open enrollment in June for a July 1st effective date.
The company has a 401(k) savings plan with a match of 100% up to 5% of total compensation not to exceed predetermined amount. The employee is fully vested in the plan after six years of employment. Employees must be 21 and with one year of service with at least 1000 hours to be eligible to participate in the plan. Open enrollment is every January and July. The employee has full control of their money and the company's for investment purposes, which can be done, over the phone or on the Internet.
All full-time employees are eligible for vacation after one year of service. One week after one year, two weeks after two years and three weeks after ten years.
The company recognizes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day for non-sales personnel.
Paid sick leave is available to all employees after 90 days of service.
Employees and immediate family members are eligible for discounts in all departments: new car, used car, rent car, certified leasing, body shop, parts and service. Employees are also eligible for discounts to a variety of theme parks and attractions through Human Resources.
Open everyday & weeknights ’til 8pm • Building Lasting Relationships • Local Family Owned and Operated Since 1913
Thank you for visiting Jim Burke Ford Lincoln, with two convenient locations, Downtown and the Bakersfield Automall. Founded in 1913, we have a long history of serving the transportation needs for generations of customers in Kern County. With a remarkable line-up of new Ford and Lincoln vehicles, used cars and trucks, low interest financing, paint and auto body repairs, retail and wholesale parts, short and long term rentals, authorized factory warranty and customer repairs, and quick maintenance to keep your vehicle performing well and safe.
Located in Bakersfield, CA, we offer the best customer service and great new car prices to our neighbors in Arvin, Rosedale, Shafter, Delano, Taft, Lamont, Oildale, McFarland, Lancaster, Valencia, Santa Clarita, Walnut Creek, Tehachapi, Pine Mountain Club and beyond. Whether you are looking for a new or used Ford or Lincoln, know we also service all makes and models. That includes Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Honda, Kia, Chevrolet, GMC, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen and more.
Come visit our showroom at the Auto Mall in Southwest Bakersfield or our main showroom downtown on Oak Street to see this year’s Ford cars such as the Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, Ford Mustang, Ford C-MAX, Ford Taurus. Ford has an impressive line-up of Crossovers like the Ford Transit, Ford Edge, Ford Flex. Ford is a leader in Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) with their economic Ford Escape, popular Ford Explorer and local favorite, the Ford Expedition. For the environmental or fiscally conscious individual, Ford offers a variety of Hybrids and EVs (Electric Vehicles): Ford C-Max Hybrid, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford C-Max Energi, Ford Fusion Energi and the Ford Focus Electric. Of course, Ford has an award winning and popular line-up of trucks like the Ford Transit Connect, Ford F-150, Ford Transit Van and the Ford Super Duty. For our commercial vehicles clients looking for fleet vehicles: the Ford Transit Connect, Ford Transit Van, Ford Transit Cutaway, Ford E-Series Cutaway, Ford Super Duty Pickup, Ford Chassis Cab, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, on the lot or ordered to meet your needs. We also offer luxury through our Lincoln line-up. Enjoy driving the Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln MKS, and the Lincoln Navigator.
Maintain your vehicle at one of our two convenient Bakersfield locations. Jim Burke Ford Lincoln is the factory authorized parts & service dealer. We inventory over one million dollars in parts, and can usually provide parts the same or next day, and our maintenance and warranty repair shops offer factory trained techs and Ford certified master mechanics.
We also do same day service with no appointment necessary to ALL makes and ALL models at our Quick Lane. You don’t have to drive a Ford or Lincoln to service at Quick Lane. Enjoy the waiting room while we perform your oil change or update your tires, even if you drive a Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Honda, Kia, Chevy, GMC, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen, Infiniti — we can deliver same-day service!
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