Vehicle Electronic Systems Technician

Recruitment #21-CO0474-02

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform skilled work in the installation and/or removal of communications, audio visual, electronic equipment, and various other vehicular components related to Law Enforcement for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office vehicle fleet.  Components include, but are not limited to, radio communication equipment, Automatic Vehicle Locater (AVL) equipment, in-car video and audio recording devices, computer network interfacing for in-car computer systems, vehicular light bars and emergency lighting devices, brush guards, partitions, and gun-racks, along with the electronic control feature installation for each, and other equipment as designated by the Sheriff.  Incumbents may also install electronic equipment for other County Departments and public safety entities at the direction of the Sheriff.  Primary work responsibilities may include: assembling, installing, servicing, and repairing stationary and mobile equipment; testing equipment; performing preventative maintenance; driving to off-site locations to address malfunctions; and completing miscellaneous duties. Work is performed with considerable independence in judgement and action.  This classification reports to the Support Services Supervisor, who provides general supervision.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and 6 months of experience in the assembly, installation, diagnosis, and/or service of communications, sound, vehicular and emergency lighting, law enforcement/safety, and/or navigation equipment in vehicles.  Applicable education (technical training in electronics, auto mechanics or related field) may be substituted for experience on a month-to-month ratio.

NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered. 

Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid Alabama Driver’s License and insurable driving record. Must submit to criminal background check.  May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays for emergencies and special events.  

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 Montgomery County Sheriff's Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire 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, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants on the register. Tied scores will not be broken. 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 may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment 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).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

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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