Under supervision, to perform general housekeeping at the garage facility; repair and install tires; transport City vehicles; pick up and deliver automotive parts and garage materials; minor repair and maintenance; track and coordinate vehicle warranty, recall and smog work; and to perform other related duties as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Supervision is provided by the Equipment Maintenance Supervisor.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Sweep garage floors and adjacent areas; clean spills, shop equipment, and fuel station equipment; empty trash barrels.
Transfer and move oil and grease barrels.
Perform minor tire repair and install on City vehicles and equipment.
Pick up and transport City vehicles, automotive parts and garage materials to and from vendors, City Hall and the corporation yard.
Service and repair fuel pumps.
Respond to road emergencies.
Perform minor repairs and maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
Track and coordinate warranty, recall and smog work.
Perform minor maintenance and repair work to shop and shop equipment.
Strip, salvage parts and prepare vehicles for auctions or major electrical installations.
Assist skilled mechanics in lifting and cleaning automotive and heavy equipment components.
JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
- Knowledge of automotive nomenclature, tools, equipment and supplies.
- Knowledge of automotive maintenance, servicing and minor repair work.
- Ability to perform safe repair work and installation of tires.
- Ability to safely lift and move heavy items.
- Ability to operate a variety of City vehicles and equipment.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination equivalent to education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: One year experience in the fueling, servicing and minor repair of automobiles or other automotive stock.
Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
Licenses or Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License at time of appointment.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One yearSELECTION PROCEDURE
Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered.
Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination.
The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process.
Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.
Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward.
Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.NeoGov.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting HR at: email@example.com. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442.
The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
This summary provides a brief overview of the benefits available to regular full-time City employees. As indicated in the current Benefit Summary (link below), some employee groups have different benefits based upon negotiated agreements. Depending on employee group, some of these benefits may include:
- Your choice of CalPERS Medical Plan (with generous employer contribution)
- CalPERS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (2.5% at 55 for Classic CalPERS members | 2.0% at 62 for New CalPERS members | 3.0% at 50 for Classic Safety members | 2.7% at 57 for New Safety Members)
- Dental Insurance (plans available through Dental Dental or United Concordia)
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Paid Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Health and Wellness Reimbursement
- Professional Development Reimbursement
- 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (employee paid)
- Other Employee Paid benefits include Aflac, LegalShield, etc.