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Petrol Station Attendants

Descriptions & Duties

  • Petrol Station Attendants are responsible for filling fuel tanks, testing the lubricant and tyre gas, cleaning the car, introducing convenience store merchandise and the latest offers for customers.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Operation and management knowledge of petrol stations

Petrol Station Attendants must know the operation process of the petrol station. They need to have a certain degree of understanding of oil products and automobiles, as well as the management of safety, equipment, oil metering and convenience store business, so as to provide the good service for the customers.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • usually have Primary 6 or above education level


  • typically gain skills through work experiences

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $10,000-$12,000

Monthly Salary $10,000-$15,000

Monthly Salary $10,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$30,000

Work Environment

  • Petrol Station Attendants generally work outdoors, work shifts, often including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays. They sometimes perform physically demanding tasks e.g., lifting of various products. They often stand for long periods. They may work full time or part time.


  • Automatic car wash facilities
  • Fuel tanks
  • Lubricants
  • Point of sale POS computer terminals
  • Refuelling equipment - petrol pumps, refuelling Indicator
  • Vehicle squeegees

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