Groppetti looking to add 30 to sales staff

Groppetti Automotive plans to hire 30 additional salespeople.Groppetti Automotive plans to hire 30 additional salespeople.Family-owned car dealer Groppetti Automotive of Visalia reported on Wednesday it will be expanding its sales by at least 30 people. 

The new sales members will be employed at six different dealerships — Visalia Ford, Nissan of Visalia, Visalia Toyota-Scion, Visalia Honda, Visalia Hyundai and Visalia Buick GMC.

“We’ve seen a significant increase in those interested in purchasing new cars,” said Don Groppetti, president of Groppetti Automotive, in a release. “It certainly justifies hiring enough sales people to handle the demand.”

Applicants with sales experience are preferred, but it doesn’t have to have vehicle sales experience.

Applications are available online at