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Mechanic- Jefferson County

Posted: 09/21/2023

Position Type/Expected Hours Of Work- 7:30 am - 4:00 pm; 1/2 hour unpaid lunch; flexible to needs of the Agency.


Qualifications - High School Diploma; Knowledge of DMV and DOT regulations pertaining to vehicle maintenance requirements. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with light/medium duty vehicle maintenance. Valid New York State CDL Driver’s License or ability to obtain within 90-days of hire.


Work Authorization/Security Clearance- Authorized to work in the United States and pass all background clearances.


Summary/Objective - Responsible for mechanical repairs to all Agency vehicles. Responsible to respond to any emergency calls. Responsible to perform all duties as assigned by the Garage Supervisor within the area of knowledge. Responsible to comply with DMV Article 19-A and Commissioner’s Regulations, agency policies, procedures and all duties of Garage Supervisor within the area of knowledge.


Essential Functions-

  1. Maintain a valid NYS CDL License with appropriate endorsements to comply with DMV/DOT Laws.
  2. Responsible to complete as scheduled, all requirements for compliance to 19-A regulations.
  3. Perform maintenance on Agency vehicles as scheduled by Garage Supervisor.
  4. In Garage Supervisor’s absence, assume all vehicle maintenance responsibilities to ensure safety.
  5. Participate in Mechanic On-call rotation with Garage Supervisor, to respond to Transportation Fleet Emergencies, 6A-6P, M-F.
  6. Remain flexible to the needs of the Agency.
  7. Attend and satisfactorily complete all required in-services.



  • Customer Service skills
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Work Ethics
  • Resourcefulness


Supervisory Responsibility - In Garage Supervisor’s absence, assume all vehicle maintenance responsibilities to ensure safety.


Travel - Respond to all service call-outs with an Agency Vehicle


Work Environment - Work is generally performed indoor garage and exterior (parking lots, shuttle routes) or interior office environment, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Work hours may vary and occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.


Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; lift; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Work may require lifting, pushing, or pulling in excess of 50 pounds.


Other Duties- This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. I have read and received a copy of the above job description and understand the responsibilities fully. I understand that the preceding job description will be reviewed/updated at least annually; more frequent updates will depend on contract needs..


Wage Range- $16.86-$18.65/ Hour, based on education and experience

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