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City of Tacoma WA Vehicle & Equipment Shop Attendant in Tacoma, Washington

Position Description The City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities are seeking highly motivated people devoted to public service to join our team as a Vehicle and Equipment Shop Attendant. If the below list describes you, then you are just the type of person we are looking for to join our team as a Vehicle and Equipment Shop Attendant. * Excellent attendance * Enjoy working both indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather conditions * Great customer service and a positive, "can-do" attitude * Enjoy working as part of a team * Skilled with basic vehicle maintenance and repair * Enjoys physically demanding and variety of job tasks The Vehicle and Equipment Shop Attendant is responsible for providing basic maintenance and repair services to the city's diverse fleet of equipment and vehicles. The position supports Heavy Equipment Mechanics by assisting in larger repairs and by identifying potential issues during preventative maintenance inspections. Work may be performed on a fleet consisting of approximately 1,500 vehicles of various types such as: medium to heavy duty flat beds, and dump trucks, semi tractors and trailers, motor homes up to and including Class A, landscape equipment, road maintenance/repair equipment (including track driven equipment), road demolition equipment, snow removal equipment, railroad maintenance equipment , waste processing equipment, storm, sewer & sanitary repair/cleaning equipment, street signal installation/repair equipment, man lifts, road making equipment, pursuit rated law enforcement vehicles, motorcycles, undercover and special operations vehicles, passenger cars and light trucks, fire suppression and firefighting pumps (airport and railroad yard), armored vehicle and bomb disposal trailers, refuse and recycle collection equipment, single and twin engine harbor patrol and pursuit boats with firefighting capabilities, harbor patrol personal watercraft, power generation equipment, mobile and stationary cranes, etc. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Outdoor and indoor environments; subject to noise and fumes from equipment operation and adverse weather conditions. Position requires heavy lifting, climbing, hoisting, pulling and operation of a variety of vehicles and equipment. Qualifications Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND and an equivalent combination to: two years' experience relating to the servicing of automotive equipment OR graduation from a related vocational program. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS * Possession of a valid Washington Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with required endorsements within nine (9) months of appointment into the classification with maintenance thereafter. * Possession of a mechanics tool kit in satisfactory condition at time of appointment, which includes a variety of impact, shallow, deep and specialty socket wrenches ranging from 1/4” – ½” drive size, ratchets and extensions ranging from 1/4 “ – ½” drive size, pliers, screw drivers and other hand tools. Knowledge & Skills * Mechanical parts of vehicles and equipment. * Automotive tools, materials and servicing procedures. * Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies and inventory procedures. * Personal computers and software applications. * Operate motor vehicles and equipment. * Pick-up and deliver vehicles and parts. * Repair, clean and maintain shop and equipment. * Established safety practices. * Prepare and maintain records. * Oral and written communications. * Operate a PC computer and application software. * Demonstrate legal and defensive driving practices. Selection Process & Supplemental Information This recruitment is being managed by Alissa McLain if you would like to be notified of similar opportunities or stay connected with things going on at Tacoma Public Utilities and the City of Tacoma, connect with me on Linkedin! City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play. The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and local laws. *Apply* *Interested individuals should _apply online and attach _a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental question responses reviewed by a panel of subject matter experts as part of the civil service examination. Applicants who pass the examination will be placed on the eligible list for interview and hiring consideration. Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates. Appointment is subject to passing a background check and a pre-employment medical exam and drug screen. New employees must successfully complete a nine-month probationary period prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification. Communication from the City of Tacoma: We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from and/or must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders. If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400. *Salary: $26.28 - $31.94 Hourly Location: Tacoma, WA Job Type: Classified Department: City of Tacoma - CITY WIDE LIST Job Number: 5330-21 Closing: 6/25/2021 5:00 PM Pacific Agency: City of Tacoma Address: Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3764 Phone: 253-591-5400 Website: