Automotive Service Worker

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Automotive Service Worker


Under general supervision to inspect and service school buses and other district vehicles; to perform routine preventive maintenance and/or repairs and minor overhauls of the district’s motorized equipment as required; to do related work as required consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Performs timely inspections of school buses to comply with state laws and regulations
  • Maintains established service schedules on district vehicles and related recordkeeping
  • Reviews daily defect reports and makes repairs
  • Checks and makes repairs to electrical systems
  • Changes points, plugs and condensers
  • Checks and corrects timing
  • Reports defective equipment or parts and replaces or repairs as directed
  • Removes, repairs and replaces water hoses, belts, pumps, generators, alternators, compressors, rear ends and brakes as directed
  • Performs seat repairs and minor body work
  • Makes emergency runs to assist with breakdowns and malfunctions on the road
  • May drive school bus as required
  • Locates and diagnoses mechanical defects
  • Performs automotive preventative maintenance and repair work
  • Follows oral and written directions
  • Performs heavy physical labor.


Possession of an appropriate California Operator’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles; possession of a valid School Bus Operator’s Certificate issued through examination by the California Highway Patrol.

Salary Range 30

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.