City of Tampa

Automotive Service Attendant II (#004302) 019

$19.29-$27.40 Hourly / $3,343.60-$4,749.33 Monthly / $40,123.20-$56,992.00 Yearly


This is semi-skilled automotive servicing and maintenance work.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing tasks of average difficulty involving service and maintenance of automotive equipment. By assignment, employee might work as a heavy equipment lubrication specialist, tire repair specialist, or lead attendant in servicing light equipment. In addition, the employee must observe and report any defects discovered in such equipment. Employee might be required to work under hazardous conditions, varying weather conditions and at night and on weekends. Under general supervision, employees are required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment. Work is reviewed through periodic observation in progress and results obtained upon completion.

Examples of Duties

Removes, repairs, and/or replaces tires on heavy equipment, sedans, and trucks; checks tires for visual damage, defects, or excessive wear; checks air pressure and inflates or deflates to correct pressure; balances and rotates tires; road checks vehicles after tire repair work is completed; oils and cleans tire repair equipment.

Performs lubrication of such vehicles as heavy trucks, pay loaders, graders, garbage packers, cranes, bulldozers, dump bodies, and front loaders; observes equipment for leaks or defects in such areas as hydraulic lines, cylinders, pumps, transmissions, and universal joints.

Services and maintains automotive equipment; changes or cleans filters, batteries, drain plugs, oil, grease fittings, and accessory units; fuels vehicles; checks vehicle fluid levels and adds fluid as required; reports mechanical problems to supervisor.

Washes, cleans, and waxes automotive equipment; cleans gas islands, parking lots, and working areas.

Makes service calls on automotive equipment in the field; drives or arranges for transport of vehicles to repair shop; assists mechanics by performing minor automotive repair tasks.

Fabricates, using welding equipment, vehicle bodies, and/or other types of metallic equipment, parts, and materials in order to install as needed.

Operates light mechanical equipment such as drill press, bench grinder; operates light automotive equipment; fuels cars and trucks so vehicles are ready for operation.

Receives and issues equipment and automotive supplies; maintains records of odometer readings, equipment, and supplies on hand, and expendable materials used; maintains tools and equipment.

 Accurately records time and information on work performed in the Fleet information system.

Performs custodial tasks including mopping, dusting, waxing, picking up litter, and emptying waste receptacles to keep facility clean.

Performs related work as required.    

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of: standard methods, safety procedures, practices, tools, and equipment employed in automotive servicing and maintenance; tire repair and/or heavy equipment lubrication, where required.

Ability to: comply with oral and written instructions; read and understand automotive service manuals; maintain simple records; perform work requiring physical strength and endurance and work out of doors and in inclement weather; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public.

Skill in: use and care of tools and equipment employed in automotive servicing, maintenance, and minor repair work.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of high school or equivalent and six (6) months experience in automotive servicing, maintenance, and minor repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 004302; EST: 8/12/2013; REV: 3/1/2021;