Jefferson Parish Department of Fleet Management is currently hiring for Automotive Mechanic.
This positions is highly skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and construction equipment. Acts as "troubleshooter" in determining mechanical problems on a wide variety of equipment such as cars, trucks, tractors, stationary engines, pumps, and small portable equipment powered by internal combustion engines fueled with gasoline, diesel, and natural gas. Perform front/end repairs including wheel alignments and some tire balancing. Perform transmission repairs, clutch repairs (single and double disc), electrical system repairs, change batteries, starters, alternators and wiring. Test drives vehicles in back lot in order to perform job duties. May supervise subordinate mechanics and assistants; performs related work as required. This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Significant, full-time, paid, verifiable journeyman-level work experience in the maintenance and repair of motorized equipment.
NOTE: Employee will be required to furnish all hand tools up to 1" openings.
About Jefferson Parish Government
Jefferson, Louisiana is a diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and ending sixty miles later on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans. Our communities are comprised of modern high rises, historic homes, fishing piers, Mississippi River views, marsh land, contemporary and old world restaurants, flourishing industrial parks, and family-friendly green spaces. An area of rapid growth and business development over the past several decades, Jefferson has the ability to offer venues and accommodations to a broad spectrum. With two major convention centers and numerous recreational facilities Jefferson hosts conferences, meetings, exhibits, theatrical performances, and sports tournaments.
The Jefferson Parish Personnel Department strives to serve the public by providing the means by which the general public and current employees can learn of, apply for, and fairly compete for Parish employment opportunities. The Personnel Department further seeks to enable the Departments of Jefferson Parish to make informed decisions regarding civil service employment and assist in the appointment of qualified candidates for those Department's positions.