Job Description

    Classified: Mechanic JobID: 3771
  • Position Type:
    Transportation Services/Fleet Maintenance Specialist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Transportation Department

  • Closing Date:
    Until filled

  •   Additional Information:

    JOB DESCRIPTION – Mechanic

    TITLE: Mechanic FTE: 1.0


    WORK CALENDAR: 261 days

    COMPENSATION: Transportation Initial Placement Compensation Guide (Starting at $24.33/hour)


    1. Maintains and performs preventative maintenance and repairs to district fleet vehicles to ensure safe working conditions. Must be capable and willing to drive any vehicle assigned

    2. Completes assigned work orders and review priorities

    3. Performs preventative maintenance, inspects, diagnoses and repairs defects to all District fleet vehicles

    4. Identifies, orders and secures parts for repairs

    5. Performs troubleshooting and repairs of mechanical and electrical components, including video equipment

    6. Advises dispatcher of vehicle availability and vehicles that are out of service

    7. Maintains records of time, materials, parts required, as well as maintenance and repairs completed to each vehicle

    8. Ensures vehicles meet safety standards and emissions requirements

    9. Cleans and maintains district equipment, tools and the bus facility

    10. Establishes and maintains appropriate interpersonal relations with staff

    11. May be required to travel and work outside normal work hours

    12. Responds and provides assistance and services for emergency repairs

    13. Assists in transferring students to alternate vehicles when necessary

    14. Arranges for transportation of disabled vehicles

    15. May be exposed to extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals and fumes

    16. Attends and participates in department meetings and training

    17. Observes all state and federal mandatory safety regulations and district policy

    18. Reports all citations and accidents and complete required forms

    19. Submits to random, periodic and post-accident drug/alcohol testing

    20. Must be capable and willing to drive any vehicle assigned

    21. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    22. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    23. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    24. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    25. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

    Education / Certificate

    1. High school diploma, GED or equivalent

    2. Must be 21 years of age, possess or acquire a valid AZ Commercial Driver License (CDL) class B with P and S endorsements and AZ Bus Driver Certificate

    3. Experience as a Journeyman Mechanic, ASE certified with knowledge in heavy equipment, buses and diesel engines preferred

    4. Exemplary driving record with no more than 8 points in the past 39 months or repeated violations in the past 10 years. Proof of 39 month driving record must be obtained from the Motor Vehicle Department annually

    5. Must obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certificate

    6. Must pass physical examination and annual drug screening as prescribed by AAC R17-9-102

    7. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Experience driving school buses or heavy trucks preferred

    2. Skill in assisting students with disabilities in loading, transferring, securing and unloading

    3. Knowledge of Agua Fria and metro geographical area, roads, bus stops and school bus routes

    4. Ability to perform minor and major repairs on vehicles

    5. Ability to use hydraulics, power and hand tools, and electronic testing instruments

    Communication Skills

    1. Establish and maintain appropriate interpersonal relations with staff

    Computer Skills

    1. Ability to operate computer, MS office applications and maintenance records software.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be in good physical health and have the ability to stoop, climb, reach, push, pull, or lift weights in excess of 50 pounds.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. May be exposed to extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals and fumes.

    2. Must be capable and willing to drive any vehicle assigned.


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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