Trailer Rental Clerk

Rent trailers, trucks, and power-driven mobile machineries and equipment.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Trailer Rental Clerks do?

Rents trailers, trucks, and power-driven mobile machinery and equipment: Talks with customer to determine type of equipment needed, such as vacation, boat, or open trailer, or moving truck or moving-van trailer, or cement mixer. Quotes rental rates and collects security deposit. Prepares rental-agreement form. Directs yard personnel to hitch trailer to customer’s vehicle or bring truck or power-driven mobile equipment to customer. Computes rental charges, collects money, makes change, and returns deposit. May pull trailer into position and fasten appropriate hitch to customer’s vehicle. May splice wires from trailer’s taillights onto wires of customer’s vehicle’s taillights to provide brake and turn signals to trailer. May advise customer on type of equipment to rent, depending on work to be done. May rent power tools and equipment [TOOL-AND-EQUIPMENT-RENTAL CLERK]. May be designated according to type of equipment rented as Construction-Machinery-And-Equipment-Rental Clerk; Farm-Machinery-And-Equipment-Rental Clerk; Truck Rental Clerk.

Should I be a Trailer Rental Clerk?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Hospital Television Rental Clerk

    How to become a Trailer Rental Clerk

    Most Trailer Rental Clerks have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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