• Vehicle Service Attendant

    Job Locations US-WA-Everett
    Opening Date 1 month ago(7/20/2018 7:44 PM)
    Job ID
    Close Date
    Bargaining Unit
    Max (Hourly)
    USD $24.41/Hr.
    Min (Hourly)
    USD $23.13/Hr.
    Min Hiring Range
    USD $23.13/Hr.
    Max Hiring Range
    USD $23.13/Hr.
  • Overview

    Under the supervision and direction of the Lead Vehicle Service Attendant or Shop Lead, safely performs the regular and recurring fueling, minor servicing and cleaning of transit coaches and other Community Transit vehicles.  This position is full-time and could work any shift.

    Essential Duties

    1. Performs regular fueling of coaches, cars and vans.
    2. Cleans transit coaches and other vehicles outside and inside (includes garbage disposal).
    3. Performs minor servicing of coaches and other vehicles, such as:  checking oil, water, transmission, power steering, wiper fluids.
    4. Cleaning and washing vehicles, including steam cleaning.
    5. Operates vehicles such as trasit coaches and support vehicles as authorized and necessary to accomplish primary responsibilities.
    6. CDL required to assist Mechanics on road calls, including may be required to transport a coach in or out of the facility and to assist the Mechanic as needed.
    7. Advises Transit mechanics or other higher classification employees as to equipment condition problems.
    8. Assists in chaining vehicles.
    9. Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    1. Obtain a WA State CDL with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed within 90 days of hire.  (Permit required by 1st day of work).
    2. Work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and any shift.
    3. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
    4. Must possess a valid WA State Driver's license and have an excellent driving record.

    Entry Requirements:  Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

    1. Knowledge of proper safety precautions and use of safety equipment.
    2. Knowledge of English, verbal and written sufficient to read, speak, comprehend and retain information.

    Qualification to enter this position requires skill in the following:

    1. Strong interpersonal skills in working with diverse population.
    2. Safely driving a variety of vehicles from large buses to vans and cars.
    3. Communicating orally and in writing and following written and verbal instructions.
    4. Working inside and outside in all kids of weather.
    5. Wroking will exposed to grease, dirt, carbon monxide and diesel fumes from vehicles.
    6. Following safety procedures and requirements.
    7. Fueing vehicles.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1. Mechanical Aptitude
    2. Participation in a Vocational or Community College diesel mechanics program.

    Physical REquirements

    Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, graping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.  Able to bend, crouce, crawl and lift heavy objects up to 15 lbs continually, and 70 lbs occasionally.  Ability to climb stairs frequently.  Ability to work on hard surfaces continually.


    Selection Process - Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position.  The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.


    Application Process - Only on-line applications will be accepted and must include a completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions.  Incomplete application packets will not be considered.  Apply online at https://careers-commtrans.icims.com. 


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