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Equipment Service Worker

JOB POSTING # 17-016

EQUIPMENT SERVICE WORKER

Garage Division – Public Works

Hourly Rate: $ 10.00

Position Open Until Filled

The City of Kingsville is accepting applications for an Equipment Service Worker in the Garage Division of the Public Works Department.

Essential Duties:

Under immediate supervision services automotive, mechanical and other equipment to include inspecting and greasing equipment, refilling gas, oil, and transmission fluids, inspecting batteries, radiators, and inflates, repairs/replaces tire as needed. Checks and adjusts brakes, lights, clutches and steering. Washes and disinfects vehicles; responds to road calls, makes simple repairs and tire changes in the field, and tows disabled equipment to the garage. Replaces windshield wiper blades, lights, mud flaps and mufflers and assists Maintenance Technicians with tune-ups and other repairs. Picks up supplies and parts, maintains garage in a clean and orderly fashion, writes service orders and keeps simple records of supplies and parts used. Performs other duties as required and/or assigned.

Training, Experience and/or Other Requirements: One (1) year of experience servicing automotive or mechanical equipment, including tire repair. Experience with various hand, power and shop tools used in automotive repair. Ability to obtain a CDL within six (6) months of employment.

Physical Requirements: Able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds; push, pull and/or drag up to 150 pounds of equipment and /or materials; climbs, crawls, kneels, squats, stoops, stands, sits, and bends when driving or maintaining equipment; hear and see clearly when working around equipment or in traffic. Works outdoors in extreme temperatures and inclement weather with some exposure to dust, fumes, noise, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards while using proper safety precautions.

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

All positions require the following: 1) possession of a valid driver’s license 2) satisfactory driving record and 3) proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally. The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen and background investigation.

Applications may be picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 200 E. Kleberg, Kingsville, Texas 78363. For more information call 361-595-8017 or e-mail hradmin@cityofkingsville.com EOE.

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For more information on job listings, contact Beth Greenwell, at 361-595-8017.

Applications may be downloaded above or picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 200 E. Kleberg, Kingsville, Texas 78363; or you may call during our normal business hours of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon or 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and request an application be mailed to you or e-mail hradmin@cityofkingsville.com AA/EOE.

Complete your application accurately to be sure your application receives full consideration. You may apply online by selecting an available position and attaching your application form to your submission. Applications may also be submitted to hradmin@cityofkingsville.com or in person at the Human Resources office. A position must be available at the time your application is made. To be considered for that position, you must meet the minimum qualifications as posted. If you are not selected for the vacant position, we encourage you to re-apply at the next available opportunity.

All positions require the following:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Possession of a valid driver’s license
  3. Satisfactory driving record
  4. Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally.
  5. The successful applicant will be required to pass a background investigation.

If offered a position with the City, you will be expected to successfully pass a drug screen. For the safety of our current and future employees, we promote a drug-free workplace.

City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner and to exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact both internally and externally during the performance of duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

City of Kingsville, An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer