Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL

Job Details

Equipment Mechanic I

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Job Overview

Perform inspections, maintenance, and minor repairs on automotive and related equipment.


Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Non Standard Hours


Job Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road area

Job Salary

$15.48-$25.26 Hourly; $32,198.40-$52,535.91 Yearly

Starting Salary

$15.48 Hourly; $32,198.40 Yearly
 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

• Troubleshoot and repair various types of vehicles and equipment.
• Assist Equipment Mechanics of a higher level in major repairs.
• Operate various types of vehicles as required to complete proper maintenance.
• Perform preventative maintenance.
• Inspect and adjust equipment used in performance of duties.
• Procure and record required materials and supplies.
• May perform emergency road servicing.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Some knowledge of the materials, tools and methods used in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of a variety of vehicles and equipment.
• Some knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and methods.
• Some knowledge of parts requirements including ordering and recording.
• Skill in locating and correcting defects.
• Skill in the use of shop tools.
• Ability to understand and perform diagnostic testing.
• Ability to operate motorized equipment.
• Ability to prepare and maintain maintenance records.
• Ability and willingness to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise level.
• Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch at ground level.
• Ability to carry up to 75 pounds.
• Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Minimum Qualification(s)

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

Completion of the tenth grade; and
Verifiable experience repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn maintenance equipment.

Sheriff’s Office May Require
Possession of a higher classification of Driver License to include Commercial Driver License (CDL).

Additional Requirements

• Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
• No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
• No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
• No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
• No felony convictions within lifetime.
• No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
• Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
• Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
• Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
• Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
• Employee Assistance Program
• Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
• Tuition reimbursement
• Paid training

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