Vehicle Service Worker

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 1 month ago(6/1/2022 3:34 PM)
Job ID
Bargaining Unit
Max (Hourly)
USD $33.46/Yr.
Min (Hourly)
USD $30.11/Hr.
Min Hiring Range
USD $30.11/Hr.
Max Hiring Range
USD $30.11/Hr.


Amazing Opportunity for Mechanic that doesn't quite certify as Journey level - provide maintenance for routine and preventive servicing of Agency vehicles.


Under the general direction of the shop lead mechanic and in accordance with established procedures and methods, the Vehicle Service Worker safely performs routine inspections, servicing, lubrication and minor repairs of diesel powered buses and gasoline or diesel powered automotive equipment.

Essential Duties

  • Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance, servicing of company owned buses, trucks, vans and automobiles in accordance with established standards. Operation of the vehicle is required.
  • Change oil and filters, grease and lubricate company owned buses, trucks, vans and automobiles.
  • Use the Maintenance management software system to create preventive maintenance and repair work orders. Submit work orders for Lead review and scheduling.
  • Record work performed, parts used, and complete documentation as required on appropriate forms.
  • Vehicle steam cleaning as required.
  • Perform general cleaning to maintain professional work environment.
  • Operate vehicles such as transit coaches and support vehicles as authorized and necessary to accomplish primary responsibilities.
  • Actively promote and maintain professional and respectful interactions within Community Transit and with external customers.
  • Assists in chaining vehicles.
  • Perform related work as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Abiity 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).
  • Ability to work varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and any shift.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
  • Must possess a valid WA State Driver's license and have an excellent driving record.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, in an environment with grease, dust, dirt, chemicals, solvents, carbon monoxide and diesel fumes from vehicles and machinery.
  • Must possess the minimum set of required tools for the Vehicle Service Workers at the time of hire.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current WA State CDL with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed.
  • Previous participation in a Vocational or Community College diesel mechanics program.
  • Mechanical Apptitude.
  • Previous experience performing preventative and/or routine maintenance in an employment setting (self-employed or through an employer).

Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions followed in heavy equipment repair shops.
  • Knowledge of safe use of compressed air.
  • Knowledge of preventative vehicle maintenance.

Qualification to enter this position requires skill in the following:

  • Understanding and carrying out oral and written instructions.  Must be able to speak, comprehend, read and write in English sufficient to complete the essential duties of the role.
  • The use of jacks, wrenches, grease guns, hydraulic hoists, cleaning materials, and other tools and equipment used in the service and repair of heavy equipment.
  • Entering data into the work order system with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Properly and safely useng company equipment to service equipment (i.e. fuel island, steam cleaner, bus wash.).

Physical Requirements

Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds.  Must be able to acquire and maintain a medical certification required for retaining a CDL. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds.

Must have ability for: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying and driving.


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 on-line at


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.


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.


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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