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Equipment Service Worker I (#RC0601)
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$20.08-$24.40 Hourly / $3,480.04-$4,230.01 Monthly / $41,760.54-$50,760.20 Yearly




DEFINITION

Under supervision, performs the most routine work in servicing automobiles, light trucks and other light equipment; and does related or other work as required accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

This is the first-level class in the Equipment Service Worker series.  An employee in this class performs non-mechanic manual tasks related to the routine maintenance of automotive and other equipment.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Performs the most routine work in servicing automobiles, trucks and other equipment. 
  • Checks gasoline, oil, water and air levels; may repair tires. 
  • Checks and adds water to batteries; replaces weak batteries with newly charged ones. 
  • Washes and cleans automobiles and other equipment. 
  • Cleans the garage area and buildings; keeps routine records. 
  • Answers the telephone and writes up complaints; informs superiors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

KNOWLEDGE

Location, nomenclature and function of the less complex parts of automobiles and other equipment.

ABILITY

Learn the proper use of materials, equipment, tools and methods employed in the care and routine maintenance of automobiles and other light equipment; learn to follow prescribed procedures for safe-guarding of buildings and grounds; understand and follow written instructions; take and transcribe messages accurately; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Mobility – frequent standing and walking; occasional pushing, pulling, balancing, bending, twisting, climbing, kneeling, squatting; Lifting/Carrying – frequently 50 pounds or less; occasionally 51 – 70 pounds; Dexterity – frequent handling, reaching, grasping, and fingering; Hearing/Talking – frequent hearing and speaking normal speech and speaking loudly over equipment noise; occasional hearing/talking on a radio; Visual – frequent use of good overall vision, at normal or corrected to normal acuity; frequent use of depth perception and peripheral vision; occasional reading and close-up work; Environmental – frequent exposure to dirt, dust, smoke, fumes, and odors; occasional exposure to varied weather conditions or working with hazardous materials; Emotional/Psychological – frequent concentration and working independently; Special Requirements – working overtime, weekends, nights, holidays and/or emergency call-back; occasional travel.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RC0601; EST: 5/1/1960; REV: 5/13/2015;