Vehicle Service Worker

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2023 11:43 AM)
Job ID
Bargaining Unit
Max (Hourly)
USD $37.27/Hr.
Min (Hourly)
USD $37.27/Hr.


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


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


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must possess a valid Washington State driver's license at the time of hire and have a good driving record.
  2. Must have experience in and the understanding of preventive maintenance.
  3. Must be capable of researching service manuals for the tasks assigned.
  4. Must be able to follow instructions both written and verbal as it pertains to job assignments.


Entry Requirements:

  1. Must possess the minimum set of required tools for the Vehicle Service Worker by date of hire.
  2. Must possess a Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or learner’s permit with passenger and air brake restriction lifted prior to hire. Permit holders must pass on-site training to obtain Washington State Commercial Driver's License with passenger and air brake endorsement within 90 days of hire. Current Washington CDL holders must pass training on driving Community Transit’s fleet within 90 days of hire.
  3. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to work in an environment with grease, dust, dirt, chemicals, solvents, carbon monoxide, shop environment fumes and diesel fumes from vehicles and machinery.
  4. Must be willing and able to work any shift assigned to meet the needs of the agency, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  5. Must be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Must be able to speak, comprehend, read and write in English.
  6. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds.



  1. Positive attitude, punctual and good work ethics with a safety-first mindset.
  2. One year in preventive maintenance inspections/DOT Inspections
  3. One years’ experience servicing of varying types of vehicles and equipment.
  4. Understanding of oil and grease types, and chemicals of the industry.


Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

  1. Hazards and safety precautions followed in heavy equipment repair shops.
  2. Safe use of compressed air.


Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

  1. Safe and proper use of tools used in the industry/trade including, but not limited to, use of jacks, wrenches, grease guns, hydraulic hoists, cleaning materials, and other tools and equipment used in the service and repair of heavy equipment.
  2. Enter data into the work order system with a high degree of accuracy.
  3. Ability to use company equipment properly and safely to service equipment (i.e., fuel island, steam cleaner, bus wash.).
  4. Effectively communicate with Community Transit staff, customers, and vendors
  5. Interpersonal skills and working with diverse populations.
  6. Applying an intentional focus on equity and inclusion to support an equitable and inclusive work environment


Proficient Performance Requirements for Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

  1. None listed.


Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following skills, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

  1. None listed.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position. 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.

Sedentary Work:

  1. None listed.


Application and Selection Process:


  1. 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.
  2. 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.


Employee Benefits:

Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and have the option to enroll in the agency’s deferred compensation plan.  In addition to WA Paid Sick Leave, employees in this position, accrue nineteen (19) days of Paid Time Off (152 hours) in their first year and receive nine (9) paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Full list of all benefits and details can be found here.





  1. 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. 
  2. 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.
  3. 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.  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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