Service station attendants (NOC 6621)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2017-2019)
Minimum Not published
Median Not published
Maximum 15.30$
Job prospect
(2019-2023)
Employment in 2018
3,500
Skill level
Elemental (generally secondary studies uncompleted)

Nature of work

Service station attendants employed in automotive service stations sell fuel and other automotive products and perform such services as fuelling, cleaning, lubricating and performing minor repairs to motor vehicles. Those employed in marinas sell fuel, rent boats and related equipment, and maintain marina facilities.

Main duties

  • Automotive service station attendants perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Refuel vehicles
  • - 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
  • - Receive payment from customers
  • - Continued…
  • - Perform minor property maintenance duties such as sweeping service station lot, trimming shrubs, scrubbing service bays and painting curbs
  • - May pick up and deliver customers' cars for service station automotive repair department.
  • Marina service station attendants perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Refuel boats
  • - Pump boat's marine septic system
  • - Rent boats, life jackets and other equipment and record rental data
  • - Receive payment from customers
  • - Maintain dock area and marina facilities and assist in seasonal moving of ramps and docks.

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • * Propane and natural gas pump attendants may require an operator's licence.

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