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Gainesville Regional Utilities Vehicle Service Attendant in Gainesville, Florida

Vehicle Service Attendant

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Vehicle Service Attendant

Salary

$13.32 - $20.19 Hourly

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Department

REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM

Job Number

08312B

Closing

Continuous

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Job Ad

The City of Gainesville is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who is innovative and forward thinking that will embrace the organization's citizen centered vision. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision. This highly responsible, self-starter position is an entry level work performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and minor repairs on vehicles including buses.

As a Vehicle Service Attendant, you will be, but not limited to:

  • Performing daily bus maintenance and refueling, checking and replenishing fluid levels including engine oil, engine coolant, power steering and transmission fluids

  • Repairing and maintaining tires

  • Making field tire service calls

  • Assisting mechanics in performing general labor related tasks and repairs of greater complexity

  • Washing, cleaning, and vacuuming automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive equipment

To be considered, you must have:

Completion of high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, and

One (1) year experience in automotive vehicle or heavy equipment repair and servicing, preferably in a public works or utility fleet, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Note:

  • Position will require shift work

  • CDL class "B" license, with passenger transport endorsement is required within one (1) month of the date of employment.

  • May fill multiple positions.

  • May establish eligibility list.

  • May be required to complete an assessment(s)

Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life!

Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes", "from reactive to proactive," "from policy-oriented to services-oriented", and "from silos to teams".

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

Entry level work performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and minor repairs on vehicles including busses.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under direct supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of technical skill and from lower classes by its emphasis on vehicle repair and maintenance.

EXAMPLES OF WORK**

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs daily bus maintenance and refueling, checking and replenishing fluid levels including engine oil, engine coolant, power steering and transmission fluids..

Repairs and maintains tires. Makes field tire service calls.

Repairs and replaces lights, turn signals, and parts including mirrors, fan belts, and water hoses.

Assists mechanics in performing general labor related tasks and repairs of greater complexity.

Washes, cleans, and vacuums automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive equipment.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on automobiles, light trucks, busses and transit equipment in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations statutory requirements and departmental policy and procedures.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs emergency road service to vehicles and buses, cleans up petroleum or coolant discharge on the roadway and completes required documentation.

Performs general maintenance duties in and around garage, including cleaning of fueling facility and bus parking areas.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Completion of high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, and one year experience in automotive vehicle or heavy equipment repair and servicing, preferably in a public works or utility fleet, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

CDL class "B" license, with passenger transport endorsement is required within one (1) month of the date of employment.

NOTES

For employment with RTS, pre-employment medical examination required, including satisfactory drug screening.

Must supply and maintain own tools as specified.

Work requires physical strength and agility to safely perform all essential functions.

Work requires bending, kneeling, crawling, and pushing/pulling up to a maximum of 100 lbs.

Work requires climbing/working at heights with the use of ladders, scaffolding and stairs.

Work may require performing tasks in and around heavy traffic.

Work may require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals, including fiberglass materials and resins.

Work may require exposure to prolonged high noise levels.

Work may require performance of tasks in extreme heat and confined areas.

SELECTION FACTORS

Knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned area of responsibility.

Knowledge of automotive and mechanical parts.

Skill in the routine servicing and repair of automotive and heavy equipment.

Ability to perform routine vehicle servicing.

Ability to operate work-related equipment.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Ability to use personal computers.

Ability to read and interpret written assignments and instruction.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Human Resources Department: Signed original on file in Human Resources / 6/3/10

Date

** This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.

REVISION DATE: 12/1/94; 6/2/10

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE.

01

Do you possess at least a high school diploma or GED? Education MUST be shown in application for consideration

  • Yes

  • No

02

How many years of experience do you have in automotive vehicle or heavy equipment repair and servicing, preferably in a public works or utility fleet?Experience MUST be shown in application for consideration

  • Less than 6 months

  • 6 months to less than 1 year

  • More than 1 year

03

Do you understand that you are required to obtain a Class B CDL within 30 days of employment?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Do you understand that this position will require shift work?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave

PO BOX 490

Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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