Automotive service station attendants perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Rent boats, life jackets and other equipment and record rental data
B. Receive payment from customers
C. Maintain dock area and marina facilities and assist in seasonal moving of ramps and docks.
D. Refuel vehicles
E. Perform minor service and maintenance such as washing the windshield, checking fluid levels and air pressure, and replacing parts such as tires, light bulbs and windshield-wiper blades
F. Receive payment from customers
G. Perform minor property maintenance duties such as sweeping service station lot, trimming shrubs, scrubbing service bays and painting curbs
1. Retail trade - 90.0%
2. Other services (except public administration) - 5.0%
1. Some secondary school education is usually required.
2. Propane and natural gas pump attendants may require an operator's licence.
3. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate, and almost 3 in 10 have a Community College diploma.
The average hourly wages for Service Station Attendants is $7.79/HR, which is below average for occupations in the sale and service sector and are below average for all labouring and elemental occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.