Jefferson Parish Sheriff
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AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC (2336)
at Jefferson Parish Sheriff
- Purpose of Announcement
EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO SUPPLEMENT THE CURRENT EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY & ONE (1) CURRENT WEST JEFFERSON VACANCY BOTH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FLEET MANAGEMENT AS WELL AS FOR FUTURE EAST & WEST JEFFERSON VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.
- Kind of Work
Highly skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and construction equipment. Acts as "troubleshooter" in determining mechanical problems on a wide variety of equipment such as cars, trucks, tractors, stationary engines, pumps, and small portable equipment powered by internal combustion engines fueled with gasoline, diesel, and natural gas. Perform front/end repairs including wheel alignments and some tire balancing. Perform transmission repairs, clutch repairs (single and double disc), electrical system repairs, change batteries, starters, alternators and wiring. Test drives vehicles in back lot in order to perform job duties. May supervise subordinate mechanics and assistants; performs related work as required. This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.
- Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination
Significant, full-time, paid, verifiable journeyman-level work experience in the maintenance and repair of motorized equipment.
NOTE: Employee will be required to furnish all hand tools up to 1" openings.
- Kind of Examination
- (ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.
JOB POSTING NO. 2336-12R