|Department:||Law Enforcement Operations|
|Salary Range:||$30,548.75 - $51,357.07|
HERNANDO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
AL NIENHUIS, SHERIFF
JOB TITLE: MECHANIC/AUTOMOTIVE
SUPERVISED BY: BUREAU COMMANDER OR DESIGNEE
PAY GRADE: 14N
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:
Under the general supervision of the Bureau Commander, performs mechanical work of average to above average difficulty and responsibility in connection with the scheduled maintenance and minor repair of Sheriff’s Office vehicles. Work requires knowledge and skill in the performance of minor mechanical tasks involving routine repair, maintenance, and servicing of vehicles and related equipment. Employee may be on call for emergency repairs. Performs other work as requested.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:
[NOTE]: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. 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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs preventative maintenance and minor service work on vehicles and related equipment.
Makes service calls and minor emergency repairs in the field as required.
Maintains records and reports as required for the efficient operation of area of assignment.
Repairs tires, checks electrical systems, and replaces battery if required; maintains tire repair records; moves vehicles as requested or as appropriate.
Knowledge of basic mechanical skills in minor repair and maintenance.
Knowledge of, and skill in using, the standard methods, practices, tools and shop equipment of the automotive mechanical trade.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to diagnose, locate, define, adjust, and/or repair minor defects in vehicles and equipment and make necessary repairs quickly and efficiently both in-house and on road calls.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Training and Experience
High school diploma, GED, or vocational training, or equivalent supplemented by work experience in automotive and tire maintenance and repair.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
Able to stand for long periods of time
Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
Ability to bend, stretch, kneel, and lift up to 50 pounds of weight