Automotive Mechanic (Auto & Light Truck)

Recruitment #19-CI5240ALT-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to provide skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and light truck vehicles.  This position requires a high degree of technical ability related to engine maintenance, major rebuilding, and problem diagnosis and repair.  Employees exercise independent judgment as to the method of repair after receiving written or oral instructions concerning the operating condition of the vehicles.  The essential functions of this position are: runs preventative maintenance checks on automotives and light trucks, performs general service and repair of automotives and light trucks, and performs administrative tasks as needed to service and repair vehicles. Incumbents receive supervision from the master mechanic or superintendent.

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience within the past five years as an automotive mechanic with at least one year as an independent lead mechanic OR a diploma/certificate in automotive mechanics and one year of experience as an independent lead mechanic. 

Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and an insurable driving record in order to drive city vehicles.  Must be able to attend specialized training out of town as needed to maintain or increase skills.  Must be willing to respond to the Garage in order to make repairs to automotive vehicles after normal working hours and be willing to be on call 24 hours during emergency situations or when deemed necessary by the director or his designated representative. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:    Must be able to physical maneuver objects weighing up to 100 pounds and to perform other strenuous physical tasks over extended periods of time.  Ability to work in dusty, drafty, and noisy environments.  Ability to stand for extended lengths of time as needed to perform job duties. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery, Fleet Management Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based on education and experience as shown on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, a selection procedure will be administered in order to rank applicants on the employment register.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3).  If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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