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Position Available: Automotive Mechanic
8 hour shift between 5:30 am and 6 pm

Salary: Salary in accordance with terms of the CSEA agreement.


-Must meet Civil Service requirements of a minimum of two years experience as a skilled automotive repairman and

– High School diploma or equivalent
-Possess NYS Class B License or ability to attain; must pass physical and other Article 19A criteria for school bus driver, including being at least 21 years of age
-Graduate of diesel engine school preferred
– 2 years experience with welding and body/fender repair
-Computer knowledge desirable


Kimberly Nugent
Director of Personnel Development
146 Gettle Road
Averill Park, NY 12018

Closing Date: September 4, 2019
L. Fitzpatrick


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Makes skilled repairs and adjustments
to automotive equipment and machinery; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is skilled work involving responsibility for the complete overhaul and repair of a variety of automotive equipment. The work requires a thorough knowledge of the trade. General instructions are received regarding tasks to be performed, but considerable leeway is permitted in planning the details of each assignment.
An Automotive Mechanic also does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
Performs skilled operations in the repair and overhaul of gasoline and diesel motor equipment, including trucks, tractors and buses;
Repairs or replaces motor pumps, fuel pumps, generators, carburetors, shock absorbers;
Repairs ignition systems, transmissions, brake systems, clutches and front and rear axles;
Adjusts connecting rods and bearings;
Adjusts steering mechanisms and align wheels;
Makes minor welding repairs to automotive equipment;
Greases vehicles, changes oil and oil filters;
Tunes engine and sets the timing;
Attaches and removes snowplow blades and other auxiliary equipment;
May operate a school bus on an assigned route;

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of standard automotive repair methods and of the terminology and tools of the trade; demonstrated ability to make difficult repairs to heavy automotive and other mechanical equipment; familiarity with welding techniques; ability to work from plans and specifications and to follow rough draft sketches and oral instructions; good motor and hand and eye coordination; manual dexterity; good physical condition.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of experience as a skilled automotive repairman.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS; Eligibility for an appropriate New York State driver’s license. Possession of license at time of appointment. (Note: If position requires operation of a school bus, special licensing procedures apply and applicants must be certified by the school district as meeting the requirements promulgated by the New York State Commission of Education).

ADOPTED: April 14, 1976
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REVIEWED: July 25, 2007
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