Vehicle Service Attendant

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 2 months ago(10/18/2021 1:06 PM)
Job ID
2021-1396
Category
Maintenance
Bargaining Unit
Yes
Max (Hourly)
USD $28.15/Hr.
Min (Hourly)
USD $25.33/Hr.
Min Hiring Range
USD $25.33/Hr.
Max Hiring Range
USD $25.33/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 transit 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.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ability to 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. Ability to 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

  1. Proper safety precautions and use of safety equipment.
  2. 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 a diverse population.
  2. Safe driving of a variety of vehicles from large buses to vans and cars.
  3. Communicating orally and in writing, and be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  4. Working inside and outside in all kinds of weather.
  5. Working while exposed to grease, dirt, carbon monoxide and diesel fumes from vehicles.
  6. Following safety procedures and requirements.
  7. Fueling vehicles.

Physical Requirements

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.  Able to bend, crouch, crawl and lift heavy objects up to 15 lbs continually, and 50 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 completed. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.  Apply online at https://careers-commtrans.icims.com. Applicants for this job may also be considered for other openings of this position up to 6 months after the job is filled. 

 

 

All new Community Transit employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy. Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. This includes maintaining any booster dose within 60 days of being eligible, as authorized by the FDA.

Employees or applicants may make accommodation requests based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Provided the accommodation is reasonable and does not create an undue hardship for Community Transit and/or pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the requesting employee. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for accommodation. This directive applies to all employees of Community Transit. If you want more information regarding our Vaccine Policy, please contact Employee Engagement at 425-348-2315 to speak with a representative.

 

If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position may be affected. 

 

This position is considered safety-sensitive under the U.S. Department of Transportation and is subject to drug and alcohol testing under both DOT and Community Transit authority.

 

Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.  EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

 

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