City of Detroit Coach Service Attendant in Detroit, Michigan

Coach Service Attendant


$21,611.20 - $29,099.20 Annually


MI 48226, MI

Job Type

Certified-Regular Civil Service


Department of Transportation

Job Number


  • Description

  • Benefits


Under immediate supervision, cleans, services and performs basic preventive maintenance on automotive equipment and performs related work as required.

Examples of Duties

  1. Services automotive equipment in accordance with established methods and specific instructions given with work assignments.

  2. Checks equipment for proper oil levels.

  3. Drains, adds and changes oil.

  4. Performs complete lubrication on automotive equipment.

  5. Inspects, cleans and waters batteries.

  6. Mixes anti-freeze.

  7. Flushes and services radiators, and drains air tanks and separators.

  8. Cleans automotive parts.

  9. Operates cleaning vats.

  10. Washes and cleans interiors and exteriors of automotive equipment.

  11. Operates mechanical cleaning equipment.

  12. Loads and unloads automotive and other materials and supplies by hand or with moving equipment.

  13. Moves and stores automotive supplies in designated areas.

  14. Assists in maintaining the simpler details or records of materials and supplies.

  15. Notifies superiors when stock in shops, garages, bins or elsewhere is low.

  16. Performs physical inventory counts.

  17. Maintains the orderliness of stock rooms, floors, bins and supply yards by sweeping, cleaning, raking and/or shoveling.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to read and write English and to understand and follow written and oral instructions; proof of high school graduation or G.E.D required.

Supplemental Information

1) Written Examination: Min 32.5% - Max: 50%2) Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications: Min: 32.5% - Max: 50%3) Veteran's Preference: 0-15 points4) Domicile Credit: 0-15 pointsTotal: Min: 65% - Max: 100%

City Employees Benefits Summary


The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:


Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.


Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.


Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.

Life Insurance

Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.

Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)

The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.



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Sick Leave

City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.

Other Leave Policies

The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,


City Employees Retirement System

As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:

• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.

Advancement Opportunities

Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.

Have a successful career with the City of

Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.