County of Alameda

Auto Service Worker Supervisor (#9407)

Bargaining Unit: BTC - Crafts and Trades (002)
$31.42-$37.51 Hourly / $2,513.60-$3,000.80 BiWeekly /
$5,446.13-$6,501.73 Monthly / $65,353.60-$78,020.80 Yearly

Under general supervision, to issue pool cars; to assign, supervise and inspect routine minor servicing and parking of passenger vehicles; to personally perform this work; and to do related work as required.


The Auto Service Worker Supervisor is a working supervisor responsible for the work of approximately eight employees who are rotated monthly to different locations and shifts on the basis of a schedule developed by the garage superintendent.

When these employees are assigned to: 1) The Oakland Garage, the Auto Service Worker Supervisor assigns them to routine floor services, which he personally supervises and to minor shop services, which the auto mechanic foreman supervises, 2) the public parking lot, he periodically inspects lot conditions and gives instructions accordingly, 3) the evening shift, he assigns work which he inspects the following day.

The incumbent reports to the auto mechanic foreman who furnishes day-to-day supervision.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Issues pool cars to drivers and departments from the Oakland Garage; maintains related records.

2. Assigns and supervises the routine floor services which include the gassing, oiling, parking, shuttling. and storage of passenger vehicles.

3. Assigns minor shop services which include the lubrication, muffler installation, washing, and the replacement, repair, and balancing of wheels and tires of passenger vehicles.

4. Dispatches Auto Service Worker Supervisor to render minor emergency road service, to pick up parts and materials, and to deliver vehicles.

5. Periodically inspects the premises of approximately nine County parking lots for cleanliness and operational efficiency; makes daily issues of parking receipts for use on the public lot.

6. Periodically inventories or checks the stock of standard low-cost auto parts, cleaning supplies, mechanics tools, gas, and oil; reports shortages to the auto mechanic foreman; orders supplies when necessary.

7. Schedules the washing of County vehicles.

8. Solicits repair bids on damaged County vehicles.

9. Trains and supervises Auto Service Worker Supervisor following the instructions of the garage superintendent.

10. Keeps all necessary records involved in performance of routine Auto Service Worker Supervisor services.

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The equivalent of two years of experience in the class of Auto Service Worker Supervisor in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)


Completion of the eighth grade,



The equivalent of three years of recent full-time, paid experience in the servicing and maintenance of passenger vehicles.


Some acceptable combination of education and appropriate experience.


Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

Knowledge of:

• The tools, methods, and equipment used in the minor servicing and maintenance of passenger vehicles.
• Proper methods of cleaning garages and vehicles.

Ability to:

• Supervise and instruct Auto Service Worker Supervisor.
• Work harmoniously with the public and County personnel.
• Maintain a stock of standard low-cost garage supplies.
• Drive passenger vehicles with skill and safety.
• Do minor automotive maintenance and servicing.

Revised: 11-25-74
Old document: 0872h
New document: Jobspecs/9407


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.