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AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ATTENDANT (#MM1 )

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$20.45-$25.83 hourly / $3,545.00-$4,477.00 monthly / $42,536.00-$53,726.40 yearly


Definition

Under supervision, perform a variety of tasks in an automotive maintenance shop and perform other duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This class is assigned to gas automobiles, check oil, water, batteries, tire pressure and perform minor repairs and adjustments. Additional tasks include cleaning the service area, stocking supplies and supervising and assigning work to jail trustee workers; pick up parts, deliver and pick up vehicles; may input and access data using a computer.

This class is distinguished from the higher class of Automotive Service Technician in that the latter is responsible for the maintenance and repair on automobiles and trucks, perform major and minor tune-ups including adjusting valves, timing, idle speed and other controls.

Typical Tasks

Service vehicles by filling gas tanks, checking oil, water, tire pressure and batteries; clean and wash vehicles and maintain station and garage in a clean and orderly fashion; change and repair tires; install minor accessories such as mirrors, wipers and lamps; remove and replace car seats; change oil and air filters; lubricate chassis; pick up automotive parts and equipment; pick up and deliver vehicles for warranty or repair at outside vendors; label and stock parts and supplies; move automobiles; complete forms and maintain service records; supervise jail trustee workers; use a variety of hand and power tools.

Employment Standards

Knowledge of:

Some knowledge of:


Methods, tools and equipment used in servicing and repairing automotive equipment.

Ability to:

  • Read, understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Safely drive automobiles.
  • Use hand and power tools safely.
  • Safely lift objects weighing 75 pounds.
  • Accurately record information on forms.
  • Perform minor repairs and adjustments on automobiles.
  • Perform moderate physical effort on an intermittent basis.
  • Learn and perform a variety of tasks in the servicing of automobiles.
  • Work cooperatively with others and provide positive customer service.
  • Gain the cooperation and provide direction to jail trustee workers.
  • Learn to input, access and analyze data using a computer.
  • Hear and distinguish various sounds, such as voices of co-workers in noisy environment and sounds of operating equipment.
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time up to 8 hours.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

One year of experience performing minor repairs and adjustments on automotive equipment.
 
Special Requirements/Conditions:

License: Possession of a valid class C driver license.

Special Working Conditions: Exposure to: heights, such as on ladders and equipment; high levels of noise; electrical hazards; dust; the possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury, contact with toxic substances or chemical irritants; slippery surfaces such as coolant and oil on garage floor.

Miscellaneous

PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: None
Bargaining Unit: 41
EEOC Job Category: 07
Occupational Grouping: 37
Workers' Comp Code: 0399
Analyst: OM

CLASS: MM1; EST: 4/1/1998;