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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Motor Vehicle Attendant

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7231

UW Job Family: 72

SOC Code: 53-6031

Pay Grade: 14

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Performs routine cleaning and maintenance work on University-owned motor vehicles; checks out vehicles from the car pool; works under direct supervision.

Minimum Qualifications


Requires ability to comprehend and follow simple oral and written instructions


1 year work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

Valid driver's license. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Safe driving methods and procedures.
  • Vehicle detailing procedures.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude for routine vehicle maintenance checks and basic maintenance procedures.
  • Communication methods, concepts and techniques.
  • Basic math operations and functions.
  • Basic training methods and techniques.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Comprehend and follow basic oral and written instructions.
  • Read and write basic English, and perform basic arithmetic procedures (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Safely drive various types of vehicles.
  • Use basic mechanic aptitude to detect vehicle problems and wear.
  • Safely operate basic mechanic tools and equipment.
  • Train, schedule and monitor student workers.
  • Adjust focus, identify and distinguish between colors, and judge distance and spatial relationships.
  • Use hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity to sufficiently and safely operate the tools and equipment necessary to perform basic vehicle maintenance.
  • Use endurance and dexterity required for maintaining awkward positions such as climbing, stooping, and twisting for extended periods of time and in various weather conditions.
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Prepare vehicles for check out; fill fuel tanks; check oil and water levels, add fluids when necessary; check and adjust tire pressure; wash and wax vehicles and clean interiors.

 Replace worn vehicle parts including oil and air filters, and windshield wiper blades; mount and balance tires.

 Assign and shuttle vehicles for check out; examine vehicles for damage or malfunction.

 Train, schedule, and monitor student workers.

 Perform routine maintenance of vehicles; may assist mechanics with more complex repair work.

Supplemental Functions:

Perform daily clean up and closing of shop area.

 Pick up parts and supplies.

Working Conditions:

Standard mechanic/shop environment; regularly exposed to adverse weather conditions and hazards associated with basic/routine maintenance of vehicles.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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