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Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
District Of Columbia

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Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.

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Currently Employed: Not Available

Projected Annual Job Openings: Not Available

Typical Hourly Wage: $9.02 - $10.60

Typical Annual Salary: $18,800 - $22,000

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Collect cash payments from customers and make change or charge purchases to customers' credit cards and provide customers with receipts.
  • Activate fuel pumps and fill fuel tanks of vehicles with gasoline or diesel fuel to specified levels.
  • Prepare daily reports of fuel, oil, and accessory sales.
  • Perform minor repairs, such as adjusting brakes, replacing spark plugs, or changing engine oil or filters.
  • Order stock and price and shelve incoming goods.
  • Rotate, test, and repair or replace tires.
  • Sell prepared food, groceries, or related items.
  • Clean parking areas, offices, restrooms, or equipment and remove trash.
  • Check air pressure in vehicle tires; and levels of fuel, motor oil, transmission, radiator, battery, and other fluids; and add air, oil, water, or other fluids, as required.
  • Maintain customer records and follow up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders of services due.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Hoists
  • Jacks
  • Lifts
  • Screwdrivers
  • Tow trucks

Technology:
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Inventory management software
  • Point of sale POS software
  • Time accounting software

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