City of Haines City
  • Public Works
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 13.3100 to 18.7455
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, performs duties necessary to support the Fleet Maintenance Division in inspecting, maintaining and repairing automobiles, utility vehicles, and/or heavy equipment. Duties encompass all aspects of maintenance and repair of any component with respect to a vehicle's or equipment's body, electrical and/or computer systems, and engine or motor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Fleet Maintenance Division in inspecting, maintaining and repairing automobiles, utility vehicles, and/or heavy equipment. Duties encompass all aspects of maintenance and repair of any component with respect to a vehicle's or equipment's body, electrical and/or computer systems, and engine or motor.
  2. Performs duties to implement preventative and routine maintenance. Duties include, but are not limited to, tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, suspension work, customer service, and repair and replace component and parts. Responsible for maintaining maintenance and inventory records.
  3. Responsible for shop upkeep to ensure safety, orderliness and cleanliness. Washes and details automobiles after service is successfully completed.
  4. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, and two (2) to three (3) years work related experience as a Mechanic, Shop Mechanic or related field and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification are required.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to understand and comprehend technical instructions and manuals.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand schematics, blue prints and mechanical drawings/renderings.
  • Ability to understand and follow written or verbal instructions and/or directions.
  • Ability to read, write and keep logbooks, inventory records, logbooks, purchase orders and work requests.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working and professional relationships with City employees and officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to be on-call and call-out.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical safety and work place safety practices and procedures, to include but not limited to, lockout/tagout.
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanics.
  • Thorough knowledge of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulics, pumps, valves, generators, welding and other related areas of knowledge.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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