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Pay Range GC08


This position provides direct services to the public by operating and dispensing marine fuel into appropriate fuel tanks as requested, accurately processing payment transactions and receipt records, monitoring of fuel levels, as well as performing basic maintenance and/or clean up in marina, boat, and camping areas. Some positions may also assist technicians with corrective and preventative mechanical maintenance. Some positions are temporary/seasonal only, but all positions require regular and consistent attendance and ability to work during busy, high volume days/times, including some weekends and some holidays.


(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples. Not all positions may perform all listed duties.)

1. Provide positive customer service while safely operating marine fuel pumps for customers.

2. Collect cash or credit cards payments for marine fuel sales; process appropriate transactions; prepare accurate receipts and/or revenue records; and follow all cash-handling procedures for money deposit.

3. Maintain fueling equipment and facility in a neat and clean fashion; assist with maintenance and/or repair of County marine fueling equipment if needed.

4. Routinely monitor fuel tank levels, boat launch area, RV dump station, trailer and boat storage, and any assigned camping areas.

5. Perform general grounds maintenance and restroom cleaning; restock supplies, pick up debris, transfer disposed trash, and/or general shoreline maintenance in marina areas.

6. Assist maintenance technician with corrective and preventative maintenance functions.

7. Other related duties as may be assigned.


Knowledge of: Adequate knowledge of fuel dispensing operations and maintenance; reasonable knowledge of procedures, equipment, safety and supplies used in marine fueling, boat safety, maintenance of a boat launch, RV dump station, trailer and boat storage, RV camping areas, cleaning of restroom facilities and grounds maintenance..Skill in:Safe operation of fuel dispensing equipment, fuel tanks, cash register and fuel purchase/sale transactions and receipts; general grounds maintenance, and appropriate use of cleaning products. Ability to: Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; perform basic math, addition and subtraction in order to accurately complete cash and credit card transactions, as well as read and write revenue receipts and records; estimate fuel supply needs; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees and the public.

Education, experience and training: One year work-related experience or training OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training. At time of appointment, employee must possess a valid Oregon driverís license.

Desired, but not required: Current Oregon Boater Education Card. Experience working in and around water vessels, docks, marinas and marine fuel supplies.


Work is performed with supervision from the Department Head and/or his/her designee. Employee uses initiative and judgment in completing routine assignments. Significant deviations require prior approval. Work is checked periodically and/or at the completion of shifts or projects. Some positions may not work in proximity of supervisor at all times.


Work is performed within established harbor policy and procedure, including rules and regulations surrounding marine fuel, fuel dispensing and fuel storage; cash-handling policies and procedures, cleaning product reference materials, and fuel equipment manuals. Employee uses judgment in interpreting policy and enforcing harbor regulations to determine appropriate procedure when dealing with customers and patrons.


Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed primarily in an outdoor, marina environment and requires the ability to work in all types of weather; requires bending, color identification, crawling, gripping hands & fingers, hearing alarms, engines, and voice conversation, keyboarding, kneeling, regularly lifting up to 35 pounds, operating a passenger vehicle, pulling, pushing, reaching, running, shoveling/digging, sitting, standing, standing long periods, walking, walking uneven, slanted or rough terrain. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts and sometimes adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions, with exposure to chemicals, dust/pollen, insects, fumes, coastal wind, and sunlight. Work involves solvents, grease, oils, fuel and/or petroleum products and requires safety glasses and appropriate rubber or plastic gloves. NOTE: Safety conscious work attitude is imperative within a marine environment to lessen environmental issues as a result of a fuel spill.

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