Overview of Position:

This entry –level position primary job is to wash the exterior and interior of a vehicle according to the customer’s wishes. These tasks may involve a simple shampoo, vacuum or more specific work like cleaning the trunk, ashtray or engine. This position is expected to work long hours with frequent standing and moving, and be exposed to extreme heat or cold and usually work weekends and holidays.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform interior and exterior car cleaning activities as trained
  • Dust loose dirt and wash cars off with water
  • Ensure that car windows and doors are properly secured before dusting and washing
  • Adjust water pressure in hoses to ensure that no damage occurs
  • Mix soap and water in appropriate quantities
  • Use cloth or sponge to soap cars and wash them down
  • Ensure that windscreens are not scratched during the soaping procedure
  • Hose down cars properly and make sure that no trace of soap is left behind
  • Dust the interior of the car and make sure that any trash is disposed-off properly
  • Polish interior surfaces and vacuum carpeted area inside the car
  • Make sure that the roof of the car is cleaned or wiped according to instructions
  • Wax and polish the car from the outside
  • Ensure that the car is properly dried from the inside and the outside
  • Put back place mats after dusting, washing and drying them
  • Ensure that any accessories taken out of the car during the car wash procedure are put back before handing the car to the owner

 

Essential skills and Experience:

  • Dependability
  • General fitness and mobility

Nonessential skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

 

Physical Demands and work environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Physical Activity

  •  Carrying
  • Bending
  • Stooping 
  • Grasping
  • Standing
  • Twisting
  • Lifting
  • Walking
  • Communicating with customers and co-workers
  • Sweeping
  • Writing
  • Dusting
  • Wiping 
  • Vacuuming 

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • Lifting up to as much as 50 pounds occasionally; and up to 25 pounds frequently
  • Using cleaning materials and equipment
  • Repetitive movement

 

Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements

 

·         Must be able to read or distinguish between by color between cleaning agents

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • Ability to work in an open office environment with frequent background noise.
  • Ability to work in an open office environment with frequent background noise.
  • Ability to work in an open environment with frequent interruptions and customer interaction.
  • Ability to work in extreme cold or hot weather.