AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE WORKER
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine work involving responsibility for performing preventive maintenance on municipally owned vehicles. Skilled automotive repairs are not within the purview of this position. The work is performed under direct supervision. Does related work, as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Greases, gases, oils and washes vehicles;
Checks air pressure and condition of tires, and repairs flats;
Replaces oil filters, spark plugs and distributors;
Cleans carburetors and air cleaners;
Checks water level and general condition of batteries;
Checks electrical system and replaces all burned out bulbs and sealed beams;
Keeps work area clean and orderly;
Reports all equipment using excessive amounts of gas, oil or grease;
Picks up and delivers automotive parts and supplies.
The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of minor automotive maintenance and repair methods; ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; mechanical aptitude; dependability.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee constantly is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or craw and talk or hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT AND CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:
Possession of appropriate valid license(s), as required.