Mechanic -Yakima WA

Employer: City of Yakima

Job Description:
Are you a diesel mechanic looking for a new work environment? The City of Yakima's Equipment Rental division is well managed with a great team of mechanics dedicated to keeping city vehicles and equipment safe and on the road!

The shop is equipped with lifts, overhead cranes, and diagnostic software to efficiently handle the maintenance and repair of 750 pieces of rolling stock. Apply today to join a team of experienced mechanics!

The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:

• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
• FREE healthcare clinic!
• WA State PERS pension plan
• 1% contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
• Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
• Up to 5% bilingual/biliterate English/Spanish special pay
• Much more!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school diploma and two (2) years' experience performing automotive repair including the maintenance of both diesel and gas powered vehicles and/or heavy equipment. Completion of an apprenticeship or trade/technical school program in automotive and/or diesel equipment repair may substitute up to eighteen (18) months required work experience.

Shall be subject to drug and alcohol testing, pursuant to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations (49 CFR Part 40), and either the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (49 CFR Part 382), or the Federal Transit Administration's Regulations (49 CFR Part 655) as applicable.

TOOL REQUIREMENT:
YOU MUST HAVE ALL THE TOOLS LISTED ON THE JOB BULLETIN AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE THESE TOOLS TO APPLY, BUT YOU MUST HAVE THEM IN ORDER TO BEGIN THE MECHANIC POSITION.


LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES:
Must possess and maintain a valid WA driver license. Must possess/obtain and maintain a Basic First Aid, including CPR and AED, a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with airbrake endorsement, and a Forklift Operators certification within six (6) months of employment. Certifications by the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium-Heavy Truck series are preferred.

View the complete job posting at www.yakimawa.gov/jobs

Closes 6/22/22

EOE

Contact Person: GRETCHEN PETERSON-LEE
Phone: 5095766617
Email: gretchen.peterson-lee@yakimawa.gov
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yakimawa/jobs/3577183/mechanic-swing-shift-1130-am-800-pm?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $24.09 - $28.95 /HR

Posted on June 08, 2022

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