Automotive Detailer Supervisor | John Wayne Airport, CA

Clay Lacy Aviation is looking for a strong, experienced Auto Detailer Supervisor, for our full- Automotive Detailing service at John Wayne Airport (KSNA). If you meet the minimum requirements in this job description and are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

The position will be working the following shift:

  • Weekday Shift (Monday – Friday)
  • Must be available for before hours, after hours, weekends, and holidays (as needed)

Position Summary

The Auto Detailer is responsible for the efficient execution of the work scope and the cleaning, detailing, and paint compounding/polishing, performed under the authority of

Clay Lacy Aviation. Support the department manager with the daily administrative duties. Will support the aircraft cleaning department with tasks and workload as needed. Promote the Clay Lacy Aviation vision, mission, and values to create a positive team environment that raises the level of safety, service, and value for our customers and employees.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • Train new employees on cleaning techniques.
  • Schedule, plan, and implement all automotive detailing tasks.
  • Communicate with customers, Customer Service Representatives, Line service, and appropriate employees for scheduling all automotive detailing.
  • Order and maintain all automotive detailing consumables.
  • Participate with management on staff reviews.
  • Support and implement policies, procedures, and goals from management staff.
  • Conduct interviews of potential candidates for employee
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 – 5+ years of Automotive detailing


  • High School/GED

Skills and Abilities

  • Washing and detailing of the exterior, engine bay, undercarriage, wheels, tires, interior, upholstery (all leathers and fabrics), and carpet extraction/shampooing
  • Familiar with and use of variable speed rotary, constant-drive dual action, orbiting dual action, and random orbiting polishers and waxers.
  • All levels of prepping, claying, paint correction, compounding, polishing, glazing, sealing, and waxing.
  • Familiar with and use of carpet and upholstery extractors.
  • Familiar with cleaning and care techniques of leather, vinyl, plastic, and fabrics.
  • Use of carpet extractors/shampooers.
  • Plastic exterior lighting lens restoration.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workflow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Known for working well with all levels of managers, staff, clients, and
  • Able to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking
  • Able to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme
  • Strong passion for working in a fast-paced and result oriented
  • Exceptional interpersonal
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service to all
  • Team-oriented dedication to great customer service and the ability to inspire that commitment in others.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Automotive detailing industry procedures and practices.
  • Familiarity with different automotive vehicle makes and models.
  • Strong understanding of safety training and risk
  • Pass pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
  • Must have a valid California C Class Driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to operate vehicles with manual transmissions.


Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit