Parts Person/Service Writer – Iowa City, IA

Parts Person/Service Writer

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Iowa City, IA


The University of Iowa Parking & Transportation Fleet Services is seeking a highly motivated person to work as a Clerk III. This position is primarily responsible for the communication between Fleet Services customers and the shop. Additional responsibilities include managing the CAMBUS and Fleet Services parts inventories, and scheduling repairs with customers. 

Duties to Include:

Perform customer service functions

Order parts for vehicle repair and inventory

Start work orders for mechanics

Receive parts from suppliers

Process Warranty Claims with vendors

Perform inventory management activities

Shuttle vehicles to repair facilities

Light vehicle repairs

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

Location: CAMBUS Maintenance Facility/Fleet Office

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm

About the Parking & Transportation Department:

The Parking and Transportation Department provides and supports access, mobility, and transportation services to faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors of The University of Iowa. The department consists of five operating units: CAMBUS, Commuter Programs, Fleet Services, Facility Operations, and Parking Services. These units collaborate to provide a broad range of parking and transportation options and services.

Minimum Requirements

Any combination of related clerical office experience, related undergraduate education, and/or post high school clerical training that is the equivalent to two years of full-time employment.

Special Qualification

Valid Driver’s license is required and ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety driving Standards.

  • CDL with air brake & passenger endorsements or ability to attain within 120 days of employment after training from department, along with the ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Driving Standards.

Desired Qualifications:

Proficiency in computer usage with ability to learn new software

Effective communication and strong organizational skills

Strong customer services skills

Prefer experience in an automotive related field such as repair shop, auto body shop, vehicle rental (Enterprise, Hertz, etc.) insurance adjuster, etc.

ASE Certified in vehicle parts

Parts counter experience

Position and Application Details:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and driver’s license verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Brooke McMurl at