Service Station Attendant

Service Station Attendants handle maintenance of cars at service stations. They also sell accessories for cars including fuel and lubricants. The job includes servicing customers cars through checking for pressure in tires as well as for proper levels of fluids, such as fuel and motor oil. Service Station Attendants deal directly with the public through collecting payments and providing receipts.

Duties and tasks

  • Checking oil and other fluids
  • Cleaning facilities
  • Handling minor repair work
  • Making sure that the air pressure in tyres is optimal
  • Operating car washes
  • Processing payments from customers
  • Replenishing supplies
  • Routinely filling fuel tanks for customers
  • Stocking and preparing reports on inventory

Skills required

  • Ability to convert customer into buyers
  • Accurately conveying details to other individuals
  • Accurately conveying details to other individuals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and sales techniques

Working conditions

Service Station Attendants can expect to work outside and deal with various weather conditions. If these workers are in charge of repairs, this job can also be dirty. The hours can also be quite unusual and include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.

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