Vehicle Service Attendant

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2023 11:43 AM)
Job ID
Bargaining Unit
Max (Hourly)
USD $31.34/Hr.
Min (Hourly)
USD $31.34/Hr.


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.       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. Ability to obtain a WA State CDL with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed within 90 days of hire.
  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 excellent driving record.



  1. Mechanical Aptitude.
  2. Participation in a Vocational or Community College Diesel Mechanics Program.


Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills


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:

  1. Strong interpersonal skills in working with a diverse population.
  2. Drive a variety of vehicles from large buses to vans and cars.
  3. Communicate orally and in writing and be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  4. Work inside and outside in all kinds of weather
  5. Work while exposed to grease, dirt, carbon monoxide and diesel fumes from vehicles.
  6. Follow safety procedures and requirements.
  7. Fuel vehicles.


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. Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.



  1. Bend, crouch, crawl and lift heavy objects up to 15 lbs. continually, and 50 lbs. occasionally. Climb stairs frequently. Walk on hard surfaces continually.


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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