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Fleet Services Technician

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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  • Job Code
    135001011
Salary: $25.42 - $30.94 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0664-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Personnel Department

Job Summary
Join an award winning team! - City of Salem Fleet Services Division was recently ranked #13 in the 100 Best Fleets in the Americas!

Are you a safety-conscious problem solver that doesn't mind getting dirty working on cars, trucks, tractors, and heavy equipment? Do you have a solid mechanical understanding of automotive repair and want a career with excellent benefits, including a retirement plan? If you answered yes to either of these questions, come join us by applying for the Fleet Services Technician with the City of Salem!

The City of Salem Fleet Services Division provides mechanical repair on police vehicles, fire apparatus, heavy duty trucks, machinery and riding lawn mowers. This position will work (four 10's) swing shift, Monday through Thursday, 2 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. The City offers incentive pay and tuition reimbursement for employees that obtain ASE and/or EVT certifications and additional pay for working swing shift.

The Fleet Services Technician is a journey-level position that focuses on diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic systems of equipment and vehicles with gas, diesel, and air-cooled engines. This includes preventive maintenance, general repair, emergency repair in the shop or in the field, entering records of repair and service performed in a computer system, and maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check, drug test (including marijuana), and physical exam.
  • Must have an Oregon Commercial Driver Class A license, or the ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire, and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Two (2) years of specialized training in automotive and/or heavy equipment systems repair at an accredited trade school or college, and three (3) years of experience in vehicle and/or equipment preventative maintenance and repair, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must pass criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance within 30 days of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment)
  • Possession of other certificates, registrations and/or licenses mandated by law.
  • Must have, or the ability to obtain, at least five (5) specific A.S.E. certifications within 12 months from date of hire, and a total of eight ASE or EVT certifications within 18 months from date of hire.
  • Must possess own hand tools sufficient to perform the duties of the position (specialty tools will be provided by the City).
Preferred qualifications: Experience, knowledge, training, skills, and/or education of the following:
  • EVT Fire Apparatus Certifications.
  • EVT Master Fire Apparatus and/or ASE Master Certification in Automotive or Heavy Truck highly desired.
  • Use of electronic diagnostic equipment and software.
  • Use of fleet management computer system.
Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for the Fleet Services Technician or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button and complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and the desired attributes for this position.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .

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Posted: 2021-04-26 Expires: 2021-05-28

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