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Now Hiring Full-Time Floater Sales Associate for San Jose, CA!

Updated 1/14/16 – this position has been filled.Join the A-1 Self Storage Team

A-1 Self Storage in San Jose, CA is looking for a full-time SALES ASSOCIATE to work as a Floater in the San Jose area. The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, outgoing, highly motivated, great at customer service, and have a strong retail sales or customer service 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 and 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.

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An Organized New Year


New Year resolutions Text written on notebook page, red pencil on the right. Motivational Concept imageIt’s that time of year again, where you reflect on the past year and plan for changes and success for the year to come. For many people, their New Year’s resolution is to get more organized. Being organized is extremely beneficial and empowering. It allows you to achieve more and not feel as stressed and overwhelmed. Now is a great time for you to start off on the right foot, and get more organized! The following tips will help make your home more organized without much effort.

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New Years Holiday Schedule

Please make note of our upcoming holiday schedule:

New Year’s Eve – Thursday, December 31st – our offices will close at 4 PM

New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1st – our offices will be CLOSED

Normal access hours are available at most A-1 Self Storage locations. Please check with your local facility to confirm the schedule. For your convenience, we also offer a 24 hour rental/payment kiosk at 19 of our A-1 Self Storage locations! We will reopen on Saturday, January 2nd.

Wishing you a new year filled with peace, prosperity, love, and laughter. Happy New Year!  

Happy New Year 2016

Christmas Holiday Schedule

In the true spirit of the holiday season, we extend our sincere appreciation for your business. May your holidays be filled with joy & cheer, and the New Year bring you peace & happiness.

Please make note of our upcoming holiday schedule:

Christmas Eve – Thursday, December 24th – our offices will close 2PM

Christmas Day – Friday, December 25th – our offices will be CLOSED

Normal access hours are available at most locations. Please check with your self storage facility to confirm the schedule. For your convenience, we also offer a 24 hour rental/payment kiosk at 19 of our A-1 Self Storage locations! We will reopen on Saturday, December 26th.

Wishing you all the hope, wonder, and joy that this season can bring! 

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Charity Spotlight: East County Christmas For Kids

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A-1 Self Storage is proud to support the East County Christmas for Kids event.

The 5th annual East County Christmas for Kids event is sponsored by the Ladies of Hope and the East County Christmas Committee. This a wonderful cause where thousands of needy children throughout 15 East San Diego County schools will receive bagged food along with toys, used books, and many other items. Continue reading “Charity Spotlight: East County Christmas For Kids” »

Holiday Organization Tips

Holiday StressThe holidays can be a hectic time. Between the parties, family, shopping, and decorating,  there’s a lot going on! Holiday stress can be avoided when you are organized. Here are some simple tips to help keep your sanity during this busy holiday season:

  • Make To-Do Lists. Creating lists will ensure all tasks are completed and nothing is forgotten. They prevent you from having to running out to the grocery store at the last minute, fighting crowds to grab the one item you forgot. Instead of making one to-do list, make multiple lists to help you stay focused and not forget a single thing. The lists can be broken down into tasks such as grocery shopping, things to do around the house, and gifts to buy.

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Looking for Part-Time Work? Join our Sales Center Team!

Customer Service Representative sitting at deskUpdated 12/14/15- this position has been filled.

We are currently seeking a part-time Customer Service Representative for our Sales Center in Mission Valley. 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.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

iStock_000010487217_SmallAll A-1 Self Storage locations will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 26, 2015.

Normal access hours are available at most locations. Please check with your location to confirm the schedule. For your convenience, we also offer a 24 hour rental/payment kiosk at 19 of our A-1 Self Storage locations! We will reopen on Friday, November 27th.

Our sincerest thanks and best wishes to you & your family for a happy Thanksgiving Day! 


Traffic Impact – Mother Goose Parade

We wanted to alert you to an event that will impact access to our El Cajon self storage facility on West Main Street.

The 69th Annual Mother Goose Parade will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 10 a.m. Considered the largest parade West of the Mississippi, it includes over 100 colorful and exciting parade entries, such as floats, marching bands, giant helium balloons, clowns, eloquent equestrians, special guests, and of course Santa Claus at the end of the parade.

As the parade route runs along Main Street El Cajon, traffic around our A-1 Self Storage location will be impacted. Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic at 9 am on Saturday, and re-opened sometime after 2 PM. You will be able to access our facility by foot during this time, so our office will remain open for business normal hours.

For information regarding the exact parade route, please visit the City of El Cajon’s website at :

Mother Goose Parade Route

Do You Need a Storage Unit This Holiday Season?

Christmas GiftsThe holidays are approaching rather quickly, now is the time to start planning.  With Christmas being just around the corner, that means it’s time to start figuring out what gifts to give! It can be overwhelming with all the bags and boxes that start to pile up. You might catch yourself wondering where you should store all the presents for your family and loved ones. The answer is a storage unit! Storage units make an excellent hiding spot for gifts. Storing your gifts can keep the magic of the holiday season in your house! Many kids around the the holidays become anxious to see what gifts they got. In order prevent them from snooping around the house to find their presents putting presents as well as other holiday items in a storage unit is a great idea. Using self storage during the holiday season can help make things less stressful. When looking for a a storage unit this winter here are some general guidelines to follow:

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