Detailer Wanted


Knox Area Transit


Knox County is hiring! Please see the posting information below for more details. Interested and qualified applicants should apply by submitting a resume, cover letter and application to Dana Bushong with Knox County Human Resources at Thank you!

Title:  Detailer

Department: Knox Area Transit 

Position Type(s): Full-time, 40 hours per week (Non-bargaining unit) Classified

Typical Work Schedule:  11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Tuesday-Friday). 9:00 am – 5:30 p.m. (Saturday)

Hours of Operation:  

Monday through Friday, 6 AM – 7 PM 
Saturday, 8 AM – 5 PM 

Pay Range:  $11.00 per hour


Under the supervision of the Transit Director, the Detailer is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the appearance of Knox Area Transit vehicles and facilities.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Individual must possess a valid driver’s license and have and maintain an acceptable driving record. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Cleans automobiles and facilities;
  • Washes vehicle interiors and exteriors using cleaning solution, water, cloths, and brushes; 
  • Cleans restrooms and other common spaces;
  • Vacuums interiors of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris, using vacuum cleaner;
  • Cleans upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices;
  • Applies revitalizers and preservatives to vinyl or leather surfaces, and treats fabrics with spot and stain resistant chemicals to preserve and protect interior components;
  • Applies special purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which do not respond to normal cleaning procedures, utilizing experience and following recommendations of product manufacturer; and
  • Takes out trash, orders and re-stocks supplies, and replaces light fixtures. 


  • Performs related non-essential functions as needed.

*See position descriptions for more details


Position Description

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