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Fleet Detailer - Car Wash Attendant

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Fleet Detailer - Car Wash Attendant
Role Title: Trades Technician I
Posting Number: SW0180034
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The position is responsible for cleaning Fleet Services rental vehicles, which includes but is not limited to washing the exterior of vehicles, vacuuming and cleaning of the vehicle interiors and all windows. Must maintain established standards of cleanliness to meet daily customer demand. Occasionally requires supplying state equipment with fuel/fluids, reporting damage or repairs, and keeping record of issue. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 7 AM to 5:30 PM. Work schedule will vary to meet business need. Maximum hours per week will not exceed 29-30 but are not guaranteed.

Required Qualifications:

- General knowledge of automotive cleanliness and/or repair.
- Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record in order to drive any customer or state vehicle.
- Must have the ability to clean the interior and exterior of vehicles and perform routine vehicle maintenance.
- Must have strong attention to detail
- Ability to interact professionally with customers.
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
- Ability to operate gas pumps.
- Must be able to work with a variety of cleaning agents in order to clean vehicles and wash bay.
- May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, high levels of dust and noise in the wash bay and repair center.
- Ability to follow instructions from multiple parties, complete assigned tasks to required qualifications, and work as part of a team.
- Ability to independently, safely and frequently move and handle up to 50 lbs., and stand for extended periods of time.
- Must be able perform extended hours of reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping to detail vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous automotive detailing experience
- Previous experience performing routine vehicle maintenance
- Record-keeping experience
- Previous experience working with a large fleet of vehicles or in a university or similar setting
- Customer service experience

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Must maintain driver’s license and eligibility to operate a state owned motor vehicle.
- May be required to driver vans on an as needed basis.
- May be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends or a modified schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should complete an online application at, posting #SW0180034. Application review will begin on 2/2/2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Fleet Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 11:30am-5:30pm, will vary depending on business need
Posting Date: 01/26/2018
Review Begin Date: 02/02/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Are you interested in a part time, hourly wage position?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
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    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
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  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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