Waterway Gas & Wash Company

Auto Detailer/Car Wash Associate

Location Maryland Heights
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/30/2023 12:32 AM)
Auto Detailer/Car Wash Associate
Compensation Range
Competitive rates and cash tips daily! Average $16 per hour. Our top earners make over $19 per hour.
Position Type
Regular Variable Hour
US-MO-Maryland Heights



LA Dry Off   13 Westport (2)


Most part-time jobs are boring. Not at Waterway Carwash. As an Associate, you don’t just clean cars – you get to be active while you work outside with your friends. And every time you work, you get paid. Also, our scheduling is flexible – with no late nights.


The Auto Detailer / Associate works as part of a team to efficiently clean the interior and finish the exterior of customer vehicles, and provide outstanding service, ensuring that all customer needs are met and that the customer leaves satisfied with their visit and car wash. The Auto Detailer / Associate will drive and clean vehicles and assist customers during their visit at various interaction points, including the carwash entrance and finishing stations on the exit lot.


Compensation: Competitive rates and cash tips daily! Average $16 per hour. Our top earners make over $19 per hour.


Location: Waterway Carwash - Westport location - 11988 Westline Industrial Dr. Maryland Heights MO, 63146


Why Waterway? Perks and Discounts

  • Flexible scheduling – Daytime, Evening, and Weekend shifts available.
  • Tuition Assistance Program – up to $4,000 a year!
  • Free Car Washes and Gas Discounts.
  • Referral Bonus program.
  • Recognized as a Top Workplace multiple years running.
  • Advancement, Promotion, & Cross-Training Opportunities.


  • Current and valid drivers’ license;
  • Professional demeanor, behavior, and appearance in accordance with company policy;
  • Ability to perform all essential functions safely without endangering oneself or others;


  • Complete all necessary steps to thoroughly clean customer vehicles to a high standard based on wash package selected.
  • Enthusiastically greet customers, assist customers into and out of vehicles, provide clear direction to customers, alert management when cleaning of vehicle is complete.
  • Drive vehicles onto and off conveyor, program wash type and send vehicle; shut off conveyor if obstructions are in the way of moving vehicles in the tunnel; watch traffic flow and be aware of surroundings.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized environment year-round to ensure a positive visit for every customer including but not limited to: picking up trash, sweeping and hosing areas visible to customers, pulling weeds, shoveling snow and salting customer areas.
  • Wash and dry towels and carry buckets of towels to stations. Fill and stock cleaning supplies. Dig car wash trench, sweep and hose back rooms / storage rooms as needed. Clean wash equipment, windows, doors, and walls; empty trash cans and vacuum canisters.
  • Follow Waterway policies, procedures, guidance, and instructions, including and especially those related to safety.
  • Various other functions as identified and directed by management.

Physical Requirements

  • Environmental – will work outdoors year-round, and be exposed to wide temperature variations, sunshine, wet weather (rain, snow), humidity, wet surfaces, gasoline and exhaust fumes, machinery and moving parts, and brief exposure to car wash tunnel noise.
  • Physical – periods of extended standing, bending, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, drive vehicles, reach above and below shoulder level. Complete tasks at a fast pace, sustain consistent physical effort, sustain continuous and prolonged standing and movement. Work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and maintain a calm and professional disposition in all circumstances.
  • Vision and Hearing – Far and near visual acuity, peripheral vision and depth perception. Hear, understand, and distinguish speech from other sounds (e.g., alarms, horns, vehicles, and equipment).
  • Language – must be able to fluently speak and understand English when communicating with other team members, managers, and customers for business related purposes.
  • Attendance – maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance. Work as assigned schedule which may be irregular and include weekends, extended hours, overtime, and holidays.

EEO Statement

If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, you may request one by contacting our Recruiting Department (Recruiting@waterway.com). Waterway is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against an applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship or immigration status, or legally protected status.


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