JOB CORPS: Automotive Worker Training Leader - White Swan, WA

Employer: Job Corps

Job Description:


This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The incumbent is responsible for performing duties as a Training Leader for the vocation skills training program, as well as performing a variety of repair and maintenance duties for the Center fleet vehicles and equipment. The incumbent must spend at least 85% of the time leading subordinates.

The incumbent assists students, peers, and subordinates in understanding the relevance of, and promotes the development of positive social skills among students through modeling appropriate behavior, positive intervention, and positively intervening and teaching appropriate employability skills for workplace success. Participates in the Center Behavioral Management System (BMS) and/or the Student Code of Conduct (SCC) program as necessary to insure proper workplace conduct, appearance and behavior. Sets a positive example as a role model to students by displaying appropriate etiquette, timeliness, and dress.

This position requires the selectee to obtain or possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with the appropriate Endorsement(s) as required by the mission. This position is a Test Designated Position (TDP) under the Forest Service/Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing Program. All applicants selected for this position will be required to submit to a pre-employment urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Incumbents of this position will be required to submit to a urinalysis on an ongoing random basis, after appointment as directed.


Services, maintains, and periodically inspects the Center fleet vehicles and equipment. The work involves making adjustments on engine and vehicle components and systems. Incumbent cleans repairs or replaces defective parts such as sensors, water pumps, spark plugs, brake shoes, mufflers, radiator caps, condensers, engine gaskets, a variety of belts and hoses, and complete assemblies such as removing old engines and replacing them with new engines. Incumbent adjusts brakes, transmission linkages, engine idle, voltage and current control valves, sensing valves, expansion valves, and pressure regulator valves using a variety of test equipment. Cleans or replaces filters, screens, battery cables and clamps, engine components, and heating and cooling devices. Services and checks air conditioning systems including purging and recharging systems, flush radiators and replace anti-freeze solutions. Requisitions needed parts and supplies necessary to repair and maintain fleet vehicles and equipment.

The incumbent on a regular and recurring basis leads three or more advanced students in the maintenance and repair of the Center fleet vehicles and equipment. In coordination with the Work Programs Officer (WPO), Assistant Works Program Officer (AWPO), or other Training Instructors, the incumbent implements a flexible on-the-job and classroom training instruction program, utilizing specific Automotive Service and Repair TAR (training achievement record) competencies and on-the-job training to instruct students ages 16 through 24. Incumbent implements, monitors, and explains proper technical and trade techniques and procedures, methods, and processes such as safety procedures involving cleaning, reinstalling or replacing defective parts of components and systems, using a variety of testing equipment to check, repair, make settings and adjustments. Instructs students in the use of shop machinery and lift equipment, and develops student knowledge and skill in the use of various automotive repair parts manuals, proper use of mechanical hand tools, and understanding accepted automotive shop practices, as well as practical application of theories, and concepts taught by the Training Instructor. Incumbent plans the training sessions, obtains textbooks and educational materials for use in the classroom, conducts the sessions, evaluates the students’ progress and advises and counsels individual enrollees.

Additionally, the incumbent provides vocational, education, and personal counseling as related to practical, on-the-job experience and reports back to the Vocational Instructor on each student’s progress and any issues or concerns that may arise. This on-the-job training enables students graduating from the Automotive Service and Repair Program higher level skills that lead to employment in Automotive Service vocations.

Incumbent drives students to and from vocational areas, which may be separate from the main campus, during inclement weather. The incumbent may also be required to operate a truck towing a trailer to tow such equipment as a man-lift or tractor.

May perform duties as a substitute training leader in the event of the absence of the Automotive Service instructor or other construction trade instructor.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 - $32.00 per hour


On-the-job training
Paid training
Professional development assistance
Experience level:

1 year

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
No nights
No weekends
Ability to commute/relocate:

White Swan, WA 98952: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

ASE (Required)
Work Location: In person

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Contact Person:
Location: 40 Abella Ln • White Swan, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $28 - $32 /HR

Posted on August 17, 2023

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