Automotive Service Worker

City of New Westminster

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Automotive Service Worker

Engineering Operations

Auxiliary (6 month assignment with the possibility of extension)


CUPE, Local 387

40 hours per week

$28.45/hour + 12% in lieu of benefits & vacation

As an Automotive Service Worker, you will perform a variety of automotive servicing and maintenance tasks on a variety of City vehicles, trucks, and equipment. Working under the direction of our Tradesperson 2 Mechanics and Subforepersons, you will assist in performing routine mechanical maintenance and repair tasks such as replacing and changing filters, belts, tires, bulbs and batteries; checking and replenishing fluid levels; adjusting brakes; performing related checking and adjusting duties; cleaning parts and equipment; and delivering related supplies and equipment. You will also be responsible for maintaining work records as required and ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the work area.

If you have the following qualifications and attributes, we want to hear from you!
  • You are a team player and customer service oriented individual with a “can do” attitude!
  • Completion of Grade 12 plus related training and experience in service station work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience as deemed suitably by the City of New Westminster.
  • Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in automotive service work. 
  • Good knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions related to the work. 
  • Some mechanical aptitude and knowledge of the operating principles of internal combustion engines and automotive equipment.
  • Ability to perform tasks pertaining to the servicing, maintenance and lubrication of automotive equipment.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions and maintain simple records.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work.
  • You have the ability to perform physical and manual labour.
  • You possess a clean driving record and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License however if you have a valid Class 3 Driver’s License, you may be given preference.  
  • Must successfully pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.  

Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #18-144, by October 24, 2018 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to
The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Organization: City of New Westminster
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: October 10, 2018, 1:29 pm
Expires: October 24, 2018, 4:30 pm

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