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Job Opening! Full-Time Sales Associate for East County – San Diego Location

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Join the A-1 Self Storage TeamA-1 Self Storage is looking for a full-time SALES ASSOCIATE for our East County San Diego area self storage facilities. The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, outgoing, highly motivated, great at customer service and have a strong retail sales background. This position involves providing superior customer service in-person and over the telephone. It also includes ensuring the property is clean, well-maintained and meets company standards. All positions require some janitorial duties and weekend scheduling.

A-1 Self Storage currently owns and operates 48 self storage facilities throughout California & Texas. A-1 Self Storage is a 60 year old family-owned company headquartered in San Diego, and is one of California’s premier self storage companies.


  • Full-Time – up to 40 hours per week schedule
  • Competitive Hourly Pay – commensurate with experience
  • Bonus Incentives-Award Recognition Programs
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401K Program w/Employer Matching
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • No Late Night Shifts! Store Hours: Mon-Fri 9-6 & Sat – Sun 9-5
  • Company Shirts Are Provided – Wear Your Own Jeans & Sneakers to Work!


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills in-person and on the telephone
  • At least 1-2 years of retail sales experience required
  • Must be willing and able to perform routine janitorial duties
  • Able to work independently & with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented, have great organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Must be a team player, yet able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Computer literate w/ basic proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, car insurance coverage & clean DMV record
  • Must be able to successfully pass alcohol/drug screening & background check
  • Must be available to work 40 hours per week, any day of the week without restrictions, all positions require weekend work

Only candidates who meet the above qualifications will be considered for this Sales Associate position. Please do not apply if you do not meet all qualifications.

*** No phone calls about this position, please.

How to Apply:

E-mail Resumes must be submitted in PDF or Word format only for consideration of this position. Only apply if you meet our qualifications and area available 7 days per week. Be sure to include your email address on resume!

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Facility of the Year Award Winners

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Each year in mid-January, we award one of our A-1 Self Storage locations the prestigious title of the Facility of the Year. The winner is selected for outstanding overall performance and exceeding company goals for the year. The competition is fierce, and the reward is handsome. For the first time in our nearly 60 year company history, we had a tie!

Our winning teams for 2015 Facility of the Year are:


Marisol, Maribel, and Anna at A-1 Self Storage – Oakland AND Stephanie, Patricia, Paul, and Mary at A-1 Self Storage – Paramount!

Congratulations! Our team members have worked very hard to earn this award by offering the very best service to our customers. Your dedication and team work are unrivaled. Enjoy your prizes & keep up the great work! With 48 locations (and more on the way) vying for the honors, the competition gets pretty heated. We’re looking forward to seeing who wins in 2016!

We also recognize top-notch facilities that perform above and beyond in their respective districts.

Our 2015 District Distinction Award winners are:

District Distinction
A-1 Self Storage – Fullerton – Dania, Brittni, and Melissa
A-1 Self Storage – Mission Valley – Kristina, Chris, and Matt
A-1 Self Storage – Hotel Circle – Darlene and Maira

Thank you all for your hard work & dedication to making A-1 Self Storage the very best!

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Now Hiring Customer Service Representative for Sales Center!

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Call_Center_CSRWe are currently seeking a part-time Customer Service Representative for our Sales Center in the Mission Valley area of San Diego, CA. The position involves handling inbound telephone sales calls, consulting, booking reservations, accepting credit card payments, and providing superior customer service. Other duties include handling online inquiries & reservations via e-mail and “live” chat, assisting our rental/payment kiosk customers remotely, meeting individual & team sales goals, and maintaining accurate records. The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, detail oriented with great organizational & multi-tasking skills.

A-1 Self Storage currently owns and operates 48 self storage facilities throughout California & Texas.  A-1 Self Storage is a 50 year old family-owned company headquartered in San Diego, and is one of California’s premier self storage companies.

Candidates must have flexibility in availability and scheduling; able to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • This part-time position offers 20 – 25 hours per week
  • Sales Center Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-7 pm, Sat 8 am-6 pm & Sun 9 am-5 pm

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • At least 6 months of telephone sales experience required, preferably in a Call Center environment
  • Previous hotel or car rental reservations experience very helpful, but not required
  • Excellent telephone sales and customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate w/ basic proficiency in MS Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Good typing skills (must have the competency to participate in “live” online chats)
  • Must be a team player, yet able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to pass alcohol/drug screening and thorough background check
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus


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Store Closure in La Mesa, CA Due to Gas Leak


Gas Leak

Due to a natural gas leak in the area, our La Mesa A-1 Self Storage facility at 8328 Center Drive is closing for the day. There is no access in or out of the facility at this time.

We anticipate access to be restored tomorrow morning. Updates will be posted when available.

You can also receive updates from Heartland Fire & Rescue at 


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