Male service station attendant talking with customer while filling her car at the gas station

Service Station Attendant

Service Station Attendants sell fuel, lubricants and other automotive accessories, and perform minor maintenance on motor vehicles at service stations.

Overview

Service Station Attendants sell fuel, lubricants and other automotive accessories, and perform minor maintenance on motor vehicles at service stations.

Day-to-day

  • filling fuel tanks and containers to level specified by customer
  • checking and replenishing air pressure in vehicle tyres, and oil and other vehicle fluid levels
  • washing vehicle windscreens and windows
  • performing minor repair work to vehicles such as replacing tyres, light bulbs and windscreen wiper blades
  • maintaining and operating automatic car wash facilities
  • collecting payments from customers for purchases
  • cleaning petrol pumps and surrounding driveway, shop and facilities
  • undertaking stock control and preparing reports on fuel, oil, accessories and other items sold
  • replenishing stock of fast foods, newspapers, magazines and grocery items.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,074 / week
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Moderate

To become a Service Station Attendant

  • You can work as a Service Station Attendant without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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