Lake County Sheriff\

Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell

Automotive Technician

06/01/2021  -  07/30/2021

$15.00 per hour, $31,200.00 annual pay
80 Hours Bi Weekly
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability benefits offered
Florida Retirement Plan
Sick Time/Vacation Time
Paid Holidays

Job Summary: This position is for an experienced automotive mechanic, requiring the knowledge and ability to perform diagnosis and repairs of minor and major mechanical problems for the Lake County Sheriffâ??s Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Perform automotive maintenance, repair and diagnostics to Agency vehicles and equipment in the following specialized areas:
*Suspension and Steering
*Heating and Air Conditioning
*Engine Performance
*Engine Repair
*Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
*Manual Drive Train and Axles
*Electrical Systems
*Share a rotational 24-hour on call schedule.
*Performs hourly maintenance appointments, maintenance and repair on all vehicles, trailers, and equipment.
*Maintain an on-line appointment schedule.
*Perform maintenance and repair for support equipment.
*Perform welding and torch cutting as needed for repair.
*Maintain Mobile Command Trailer.
*Be alert for conditions or situations which inhibit safe and efficient operations of the Agency or Fleet

Maintenance Department and make recommendations for solutions.
*Removal of equipment and graphics for vehicles going to auction.
*Assist other technicians when required.
*Assist Fleet Manager or Fleet Supervisor with administrative functions as required.
*Attend schools or seminars required to maintain certification and keep abreast with current applied technology.
*Perform any addition duties required by the Sheriff or through necessity of situations.

Job Prerequisites:
*Must be at least 18 years of age.
*High School Diploma or GED.
*Current ASE Automobile Certification(s) or the ability to achieve within the first 12 months of employment.
*Thorough knowledge of standard tools, materials, and practices of the automotive mechanical trade.
*Knowledge of, and the ability to operate, current diagnostic equipment.
*Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the mechanical trade.
Job Requirements:
*ASE Automobile certification must be maintained continually as a term of employment.
*Maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
Job Qualifications:
*Well rounded knowledge of current vehicle systems.
*Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
*Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
*Ability to exercise unusually good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
*Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.
*Ability to observe situations analytically and objectively and to record them clearly and completely.
*Must possess considerable skill in the use and care of pertinent tools, equipment, records and facilities.
*Ability to use current diagnostic equipment to include on-line software for diagnosis and repairs.
*Must be able to observe and maintain safety rules and regulations.
*Current ASE Automobile certification(s) while employed with the Lake County Sheriffâ??s Office.
Shift: 8 hours per day Monday through Friday; with the exception of the after-hours on- call rotational schedule.

8:30am-5:00pm M-F


Please contact the Department of Human Resources at 352-343-9543