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Rental Agent - Cinelease

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 37568

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

CINELEASE, INC., the entertainment industry’s leader in lighting and grip equipment rentals servicing production companies throughout the US, owned by our publicly held Parent Company HERC Rentals, is seeking a Rental Agent at our Los Angeles, CA HQ.   

Company Description

Cinelease is the largest independent motion picture equipment rental house in the USA, with our company headquarters in Los Angeles and multiple branch locations throughout the country. Cinelease has serviced thousands of feature film and television productions with premier lighting and grip equipment and has built its reputation with over 40 years of exceptional service to the studios and independent production companies.             

Interact with customers on a daily basis, coordinate orders to and from Cinelease.  Maintain show files in (7-areas). Work closely with Sales Department, Shop Foreman and Purchasing Agent. Perform on call duties after normal business hours, open and close building when necessary, must be flexible with last minute customer and/or overtime requests


Responsible for assisting customers with day to day requests for equipment, trouble shooting, coordinate deliveries and pick ups.

Communicate with Shop Foreman with information on when, where and how equipment is to get from Cinelease to customer and from customer to Cinelease.

Maintain show files in an accurate, detailed manner in all areas

as follows:

Main packages, electric add-ons, Grip add-ons, exchanges.

Process sub-rentals, incoming and outgoing orders, contracts and missing and damaged reports.

Responsible for processing and forwarding contracts, P.O.s , missing and damaged reports and wrap sheets to Accounting department.

Able to multi-task and properly prioritize projects thru out the day.

Able to work in a high volume, fast-pace environment where stress may become a factor.

Sub-rent and purchase equipment when necessary.

Accurately process purchase orders and negotiate with vendors to achieve discounted pricing

Use RTPRO program to keep track of inventory and orders.

Assist with annual inventory.

Help train new Rental Agents.

Keep customers happy!



Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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