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BUS MECHANIC I

Company: City of Fresno
Location: Fresno
Posted on: June 15, 2019

Job Description:

SALARY: $4,154 - $5,049/mo. FILING DEADLINE: Midnight - June 24, 2019 THE POSITION Under close supervision, Bus Mechanic I's maintain and repair diesel, gasoline and/or alternative fuel powered City buses and related equipment. Incumbents perform engine tune-ups and adjustments using standard testing and diagnostic equipment, respond to road calls to repair buses and related equipment and perform minor repairs on buses and related equipment. This is an entry level class in which incumbents do not achieve permanent status. The current vacancy exists in the Transportation Department. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. Should the competitive process be suspended for this recruitment, the eligibility list may be limited to three (3) months. BENEFITS: UNIT 1 - NON-SUPERVISORY BLUE COLLOR (LOCAL 39) Retirement: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. Health Insurance : The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents. Flexible Spending Account: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses. Deferred Compensation: Boost your retirement savings with The City's 457 plan. Vacation Leave: 12 days per year of vacation with cash out provision upon separation from the City. Sick Leave: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days Holidays: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day. Life Insurance : Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by The City. Short Term Disability : Provided through California SDI program. Certification Information: Possession of a valid Master Medium-Heavy Duty Truck Technician Certificate or Master Bus Technician Certificate issued by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence shall receive an additional two hundred dollars ($200) per month. Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available on our website. THE REQUIREMENTS Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination. Possession of a High School diploma or equivalent GED Completion AND one (1) year of full-time paid experience performing routine maintenance and simple repairs on diesel and gasoline powered cars, trucks, buses, construction equipment, and other vehicles and equipment. Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required at the time of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record. Within thirty (30) days of appointment, must obtain a valid Commercial Instructional Permit. Within six (6) months, must obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Class B California Driver's License, with required endorsements and without air brake restriction. Within twelve (12) months of appointment, must possess three (3) valid certifications issued by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in the following components: Diesel Engines (H2) Drive Train (H3) Brakes (H4) Incumbents must take all three certification examinations within the first six (6) months of appointment. Failure to obtain the ASE Certifications within twelve (12) months of appointment will be cause for termination from this class. This class is a flexibly-staffed series, which requires one (1) year of satisfactory service before an employee can "flex" to the journey level. Employees in classes that require one (1) year of service for flexing will not serve an additional probationary period at the journey level. A Bus Mechanic I may be promoted to Bus Mechanic II after one (1) year of experience and upon recommendation of the appointing authority and possession of the three (3) above listed H Series ASE certifications. THE SELECTION PROCESS The examination process may consist of the following: WRITTEN EXAMINATION - 100%: The written examination is designed to test a candidate's knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnostic practices and techniques for buses and related transit equipment, skill to properly use hand and power tools and equipment used in transit equipment maintenance and repair, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of assigned duties. The written exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of: July 15, 2019. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points. Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. EOE The City of Fresno is an equal opportunity employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department in advance of the examination. HOW TO APPLY APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT our website TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal. Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $50k+ Annual

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