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Automotive Attendant
Work Location:Department of Fleet Management
Starting Salary:10.0284 Hourly / $20,859 Annual
Pay Grade:1080
EDUCATION NOTE : Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST submit a copy of their degree or transcript at the time of application. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST submit a copy of that certification at the time of application. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such.
Under the supervision of a higher classification, work involves responsibility for performing routine tasks in servicing automotive equipment, including oil and water, checking batteries, lubrication, cleaning of equipment, tire repairs and routine manual work in the municipal service station. Employees of this class may also perform general custodial duties in maintaining service areas and buildings. Performs other work as requested. Work is reviewed through comments and reports of operating personnel and by the observation of equipment performance.
Services automotive equipment with fuel, oil, water, antifreeze, and air; cleans windshields, windows, mirrors, and lights; completes charge tickets. Checks water level in batteries; fixes flat tires; washes and cleans vehicles and truck bodies. Changes oil and filters and greases cars, light and heavy trucks, and varied heavy equipment. Cleans grease and wash racks; sweeps service area, shop office, and restrooms. Makes road calls to fix flat tires, to provide booster battery service, or to tow in disabled vehicles. Performs general custodial duties in maintaining service area buildings and grounds; cleans building areas, including sweeping floors, cutting grass, maintaining yard areas, and general repair of outdoor fixtures. Performs daily maintenance on shop equipment. Maintains, checks, and balances service records; checks for proper completion of charge tickets. Records speedometer readings, tire and equipment numbers, and keeps the proper maintenance of such records.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of servicing automotive equipment and of making minor repairs. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in the work. Knowledge of methods and materials of tire repair. Knowledge of tire sizes and compositions. Ability to keep simple material records. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions. Ability to perform general custodial duties in the maintenance of buildings and grounds. Ability and physical strength to lift heavy objects. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
Ability to read and write, and one year of experience in the servicing of light and/or heavy duty automotive equipment.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license or a valid Louisiana Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A, B, or C with appropriate endorsements. If license is required, must be maintained throughout employment in this position.
JOB CODE:160205
Automotive Attendant exam required. (may take up to 2 hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, (for current openings only) 8:30 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
In your employment application, please be detailed about the nature of the mechanical work you have done. Did you replace oil and filters and keep fluids topped off or did you completely breakdown and rebuild engine parts? Did you work on AC systems? Did you replace brakes? Did you specialize in certain types of vehicles or equipment? List all of your education and certifications and provide documentation with your application. Provide specifics that will help us thoroughly understand your prior education and experience.