Automatic Car-Wash Attendant

Direct or guide automobiles onto the wheel tracks of automatic mechanisms.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Car-Wash Attendants do?

Performs any combination of following duties in automatic car wash: Directs patron to entrance of wash station or guides automobile onto wheel track of automatic mechanism. Cleans front and rear of vehicle, using brush and detergent. Activates wash mechanism and observes operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Notifies supervisor when malfunctions occur. Receives payment from customer or issues change for coin-operated equipment. Fills detergent and wax tanks, lubricates equipment, and replaces spray jets and hoses as needed. May vacuum interior of automobile.

Should I be an Automatic Car-Wash Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Automatic Car Wash Attendant, Auto Wash Buffer, Car-Wash Attendant, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Car-Wash Attendant

    Most Automatic Car-Wash Attendants have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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