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AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I - 67014013

Date: Oct 10, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 444302 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I - 67014013

Position Number: 67014013 

Salary:  $1,040.00 - $2,112.02 bi weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2021 

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I

APD - TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

 

The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

 

Repairs automobiles, trucks, heavy equipment and other automotive equipment. These repairs include, but are not limited to adjusting, repairing, or replacing the following: clutches, brakes, generators, alternators, rear drive train, ignition systems, radiators, headlights, and other automotive parts and equipment. Performs preventative maintenance on the vehicles such as oil changes, tune-ups, and rotating tires. Performs periodic inspections to ensure proper functioning of all vehicles and automotive equipment. Perform automotive detailing as needed.

 

Performs preventative maintenance on the tractors and lawn mowers. This include but is not limited to: changing belts and blades and ensuring the mower decks are operational and hazard free. Performs weekly inspections of the lawn equipment to ensure the blades are sharpened and do not require replacement or repair.

 

Maintains a safe work environment and ensures all work areas are clean and free of any hazardous conditions.

 

Performs other duties as required or requested by supervisor.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the principles and basic techniques of automotive repair work.

Skill in the use of hand tools and mechanical equipment.

Ability to inspect and tune up equipment.

Ability to perform a variety of automotive equipment repairs.

Ability to operate motor vehicles.

Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.

Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT(S)

 

A valid Florida Driver’s License. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver’s license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.)

 

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

 

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035. 

 

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.

CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville