Auto Detailer I

Business & Econ Development · Juneau, Alaska
Department Business & Econ Development
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $16.70 - $19.36


Auto Detailer I – Laborer



Job Class: Laborer

Department: BED

Type of Position: Non-Exempt

Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: Yes

Salary Grade(s): 4

Prepared by: E. Edenshaw/J. Wise

Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Employment Category: Casual

Effective Date: 4.1.2021



Incumbent to provide excellent customer service, cleaning vehicles according to established standards or client specifications. Conduct detail inspections, washing, buffing, and waxing exteriors, vacuuming, steaming, and deodorizing interiors. Maintain records related to fuel levels and the condition of vehicle. Incumbent should possess strong customer service skills and be familiar with the tools and agents used to clean and maintain vehicles.



Reports To: Auto Detailer III

Supervises: N/A

Liaison To: N/A



  • Remove trash from interior and clean upholstery, carpet, and other surfaces using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices
  • Apply wax to auto body and wipe or buff surfaces to protect surfaces and preserve shine, using cloth or buffing machine
  • Apply protective sealant
  • Meet or exceed the standard and quality of service for the industry
  • Understand and deliver specific requirements of the customers
  • Inspect vehicles thoroughly before cleaning
  • Maintain proper function of all service tools and equipment
  • Use proper eye, hand, and body protection when using products that require protection
  • Use environmentally friendly cleaning, protective, and restorative agents to maintain and enhance appearance of vehicles
  • Perform inspections and keep complete, accurate records of the vehicle’s condition
  • Move and park vehicles
  • Manage inventory and ordering supplies
  • Respond to client inquiries, fulfilling their requests
  • Keep work area neat and clean
  • Operate all tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • Report any safety issues immediately to management
  • Other duties as assigned


Spending Authority: N/A

Other Authority: N/A



  • Attention to detail with excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the position, including walking, crouching, bending, and standing for extended periods
  • Willingness to comply with all Tribal policies and uphold standards for service quality
  • Availability to work weekends and/or holidays
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude with high work ethic
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of cleaning/chemical products and MSDS information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Basic automotive knowledge
  • A valid state driver’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Previous detailing experience
  • Experience using a buffer and carpet extractor


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Hearing – not required
  • Seeing – required in order to drive vehicles
  • Bending – required when cleaning vehicles
  • Lifting – up to 30 pounds infrequently
  • Amount of walking required – majority of time is spent walking or standing
  • Adverse weather conditions – moderate/outside frequently in all elements
  • Noise Level – moderate/noisy


• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Business & Econ Development
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16.70 - $19.36