The City of Ventura is hiring! We are accepting applications for the position of Equipment Mechanic I/II. There are currently two (2) vacancies that the City is looking to fill immediately. Positions are flexibly staffed and may be filled at either level depending on qualifications as stated in the job descriptions.
The Equipment Mechanic I/II works under general supervision and performs complete mechanical repairs, maintenance, installation of equipment and servicing of automotive, emergency and construction equipment maintained by the City's Fleet facility.
The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated an excellent work ethic, display great integrity coupled with interpersonal and professional customer service skills. The candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively, perform skilled diagnostics, maintenance, and repair of automotive and construction equipment. The candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Salary and Benefits
The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary plus excellent benefit! Salary: $24.26 - $32.58 Hourly DOQ.
Equipment Mechanic I
A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to the completion of high school, supplemented by course work in auto, truck, and/or construction mechanics, and two years of recent experience performing preventive maintenance and routine repairs on motor vehicles or heavy equipment. Employees must be able to provide a complete set of basic automotive tools.
Equipment Mechanic II
A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to the completion of high school, supplemented by course work in auto, truck, and/or construction mechanics; and three years recent experience as a mechanic in automotive and heavy equipment repair are required (one year experience performing duties comparable to those of an Equipment Mechanic I with the City of Ventura plus two years additional experience). Employees must be able to provide a complete set of basic automotive tools.
License: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Within six months of employment, incumbent is required to obtain and, thereafter, maintain the following license:
California Class A license with tanker endorsement.
According to the Department of Transportation, drug testing is required.
Certificates: Depending on assignment, a California Emission Tester Certification may be required. Required within six months of employment: OSHA Forklift Operator certification and OSHA Compliance Fleet Tire Service certification.
This recruitment is open until filled. The first review of application is scheduled for Friday, October 9, 2020. For initial consideration, please submit your application and supplemental questionnaire by the first review date. Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply! EEO/ADA