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GARAGE ATTENDANT

Description :

ONE (1) PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION
CHEMUNG COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

AS

GARAGE ATTENDANT

Garage Attendant (Grade 7) – Entry Level Salary: $17.40 per hour

Posting Date: 5-19-2021

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position is responsible for routine manual work requiring willingness to perform menial tasks in the servicing of municipal equipment in the Public Works Department, with emphasis on heavy construction equipment. Work is performed under immediate supervision with some leeway for independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here.)
• Complete fueling, lubrication, filter and oil changes on all automotive and heavy highway construction equipment;
• Keeps accurate records of all service items, parts inventory;
• Assists mechanics in making repairs to automotive, heavy trucks, and heavy highway construction equipment;
• Checks all vehicles and equipment for safety issues;
• Checks tires, repairs automotive tires using tire machine and other tools available at the Public Works Department;
• Performs maintenance and minor mechanical repairs to all equipment;
• Clean and maintain work areas free of tools, parts and debris;
• Assists department during snow and ice removal operations;

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Familiarity with the principles of the operation of heavy equipment; mechanical aptitude and knowledge of Medium and Heavy Duty trucks and heavy highway construction equipment sufficient for operation and thorough servicing responsibilities; ability to make simple arithmetic calculations; ability to prepare simple reports; willingness and ability to perform routine mechanic work; ability to lift heavy weights; ability to understand simple written and oral directions; honesty; reliability, punctuality, independent, physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
(A) Graduation from high school or possession of general equivalency diploma and successful completion of a 24-month heavy equipment, truck & diesel technician program with live diagnostics and repairs; or

(B) Successful completion of a BOCES Diesel Equipment Technology, Maintenance and Repair Program, and one (1) year experience in the maintenance, repair and servicing of automotive and heavy highway diesel equipment at a similar sized county highway department, heavy truck or heavy equipment dealership repair shop, or equivalent; or

(C) Two (2) years of experience in the maintenance, repair and servicing of automotive and heavy highway diesel equipment at a similar sized county highway department, heavy truck or heavy equipment dealership repair shop, or equivalent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS:
• Must possess or obtain a New York State Class B CDL Driver's License within six (6) months of hire. License must be maintained throughout employment in this title.

Contact :
THOSE INTERESTED MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED CHEMUNG COUNTY APPLICATION (MAY INCLUDE RESUME) TO:
Andrew Avery, P.E., Commissioner of Public Works
803 Chemung Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
POSITION will be POSTED until filled.
** Please note this position can be assigned to any current County DPW location. **

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled

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