Lake County Sheriff\

LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell

POSITION TITLE:
Automotive Paint & Body Tech

OPEN:
01/12/2022  -  01/31/2022

DESCRIPTION:
$15.00 per hour, $31,200 annual salary 8 hours a day
Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement with FRS Pension/Investment Plan
Sick and Vacation Pay Offered

JOB SUMMARY

Refinishes damaged body parts and bodies of the Lake County Sheriff's Office vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership quality specifications and time standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Operates and uses all body shop equipment properly and safely
Removes rust from metal, and grease and dirt from work surface.
Masks and protects parts that are not to be painted or coated.
Mixes paint according to specifications.
Selects and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color.
Paints surface using sprayer or brush as appropriate.
Inspects painted units for quality of workmanship, noting any runs, sags, and unpainted areas.
Heats and sprays wax onto products after they are tested.
Maintains tools and keeps equipment clean and in a proper state of repair.
Keeps work area clean.
Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in
the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials.
Reports deviations to management.
Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.
Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect body
shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal. OSHA Right-to Know etc.
Share a rotational 24-hour on call schedule.
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.
*The duties and responsibilities outlined above are not all inclusive and are not to be construed as a complete statement of duties. Employees may be required to perform other duties as deemed necessary or required in the course of their employment with the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

REQUIREMENTS:
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
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 Sheriff's Office.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative but not inclusive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be offered to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a shop setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Depending on assignment, the employee may be required to work long and/or irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to vibration and occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock.
SHIFT:
8 hours per day Monday through Friday; with the exception of the after-hours on- call rotational schedule.

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

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact the Department of Human Resources at 352-343-9543