Tire Service Worker

  • 005349

SUMMARY: Under close supervision, mounts and balances tires on all types of vehicles and heavy equipment, assists mechanics, and performs road service calls; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Visually inspects all fleet vehicles and equipment for tire wear.
  2. Maintains an inventory of tires and rims for general and emergency use vehicles.
  3. Replaces worn or damaged tire and rims as necessary.
  4. Mounts and balances tire.
  5. Performs road service calls to replace or repair tires on vehicles, including large or heavy equipment.
  6. Performs minor vehicle maintenance and repair as necessary.
  7. Maintains tire changing and balancing equipment.
  • Knowledge of tire and rim repair and replacement for automobiles, trucks and other equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health policies and procedures related to vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Skill in the repair and replacement of tires and rims.
  • Skill in safely assisting in the repair and testing of vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in following oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Eighth grade education and one (1) year of experience in automotive and vehicle repair including tire repair, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Class B Florida driver’s license with CDL endorsement is required.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2001
Overtime: Yes
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