City of Everett

Job Title

Equipment Service Worker

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

$5,410.00 – $6,585.00 / month (plus excellent benefits)

The City of Everett is accepting applications on an open/competitive basis for the Civil Service examination process for EQUIPMENT SERVICE WORKER in the Motor Vehicle division of the City of Everett. There is a current vacancy on the night shift (4:00PM-12:30AM).

Employees in this classification perform support work in servicing, repairing, maintaining, safety inspecting, and cleaning various forms of automotive, truck, and heavy equipment.

Why Everett?
Working for City government is personally rewarding for those looking to make an impact at the community level. As an employer, we advocate for employee professional growth and value work-life balance.

The City of Everett is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our goal is to recruit and hire capable and engaged job candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees.

The City provides excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a retirement pension through Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, and basic life insurance plans. Employees will also accrue vacation, sick, and holidays throughout the calendar year. For more information on benefits for this position, visit:

About the Job
Employees in this classification perform support work in servicing, repairing, maintaining, safety inspecting, and cleaning various forms of automotive, truck, and heavy equipment.

The work includes performing many routine tasks of a mechanical nature in servicing automotive, truck, and heavy equipment with lubricants, fuels (gasoline, diesel, propane, and electricity), accessories, and parts. Employees in this class are required to make mechanical repairs and are responsible for the general cleaning work in the garage. Additional duties include performing safety inspections when vehicles are scheduled for servicing. Employees in this class are expected to possess basic automotive, servicing, and maintenance skills. Specific assignments are generally received orally, and the work is performed under the supervision of the shift supervisor or, when assigned, to an Equipment Mechanic. More repetitive servicing duties are done independently in accordance with standard methods. The work is reviewed by the shift supervisor and/or the Vehicle Maintenance Manager via oral or written reports, and direct observation of work completed. This classification is not required to make diagnostic evaluations or valve adjustments.

• Grease, fuel, and lubricate automobiles, trucks, buses. and heavy equipment; inspect, repair, rotate and install tires; install, test, and service batteries, light bulbs, wiring, fan belts, radiator hoses, alternators, and other mechanical parts.
• Perform preventative maintenance minor tune-ups, including the replacement of spark plugs, PCV valves, hydraulic filters, air filters, distributor caps, rotors, fuel filters; and testing and changing differential, anti-freeze, and automatic transmission fluids.
• Service buses; check exteriors for evidence of accident of damage and check for low, flat, or scuffed tires; check bus interiors for vandalism and conditions that could injure passengers or tear clothing. Inspect and lubricate publicly used wheelchair lifts.
• Perform safety inspections on vehicles when scheduled for servicing, including visual and physical inspections; report any suspected or obvious problems that should be repaired or corrected, including checking brake linings, loose parts on the under body, loose suspension and steering components, leaking shock absorbers, and other cracked, bent, broken, or damaged parts.
• Perform general cleaning work in the garage, and keeps records of the oil and fuel dispensed.
• Move, park, and deliver vehicles as instructed.
• Perform related work as required.

For a full description of this position, please see the class specification on the City’s website (

• Requires a minimum of one (1) year experience servicing, making simple mechanical repairs, lubricating, changing, and replacing tires, and performing minor tune-ups on automotive and truck equipment.

• Submission to a driving/accident records check.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a Washington State Driver License.
• Successful completion of required automotive and truck Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) tests (A5 and T4 brakes) within one (1) year of employment.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid Washington Commercial Driver License (CDL) with the necessary required endorsements as prescribed by law, within 90 days of hire.
• Obtain a City forklift certification within six (6) months of hire.

• Application materials may be accessed via
• Applications must be submitted through the City’s online application system by 5:00 p.m. on June 21, 2023 to be considered.

• Supplemental Questionnaire is part of the application (weighed 30%). Answers must be detailed and will be blind rated.
• The top-qualifying applicants will be called to an oral panel evaluation (weighted 70%), tentatively scheduled for the Thursday, July 7.
• All vacancies in this job class will be filled from the ranked Civil Service register established from the examination process.

• A passing grade of 70.00 or higher is required on all parts of the screening process for placement on the ranked Civil Service eligible register.
• The examination process is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Applicants claiming veterans’ preference points in accordance with RCW 41.04.010 as amended and meeting eligibility criteria must submit form DD214 or other official military separation documentation that clearly indicates an honorable discharge from military service on or before the date filing closes.
• This job classification is represented by Everett Municipal Employees Local 113, AFSCME.
• Extensive background checks will be conducted.
• Hiring offers are contingent upon successful completion of a City-paid pre-employment physical.
• New hires begin employment at the first step of the salary range.

Filing Opens: June 5, 2023
Filing Closes: June 21, 2023


Everett, WA


Link to Application

Contact Name

Danielle Marks, HR Recruiter

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(425) 257-7030