Transit Mechanic I or II- +30/hr

Salary: Mechanic I: $30-$32.05 Mechanic II: $32.61-$34.61
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted May 23, 2024

The hiring ranges are the following:

Mechanic I: $30-$32.05

Mechanic II: $32.61-$34.61

Transit Mechanic I

The Transit Mechanic I will service and perform preventive maintenance and minor repair work on transit buses and equipment. This is an entry-level position with the possibility of advancement.

Transit Mechanic II

The Transit Mechanic II will perform preventive maintenance, diagnoses, and repair work on transit buses and equipment. This is a journey-level, skilled position with the possibility of advancement.

Eagle County Government is looking to fill one position, however, we are willing to consider applicants of all levels. See the descriptions and qualifications for all levels of Transit Mechanic I and II, below.

Schedule: 4-10’s- M-F, 8am-6:30pm- Flexible work arrangement.

Transit Mechanic I

Qualifications:

  • No preferred education or degree.
  • One year performing routine maintenance on gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles and one year experience in the repair of tires, tubes and wheels; or, any combination of education and experience which produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be able to obtain such CDL within six (6) months of employment.

See the full Transit Mechanic I job description here.

Transit Mechanic II

Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years on-the job experience as a journey-level mechanic performing routine maintenance on gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles; or, any combination of education and experience which produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Completion of a technical training program with ASE certifications in Automotive, Medium/Heavy Truck or Transit Bus. – preferred
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be able to obtain such CDL within six (6) months of employment.

See the full Transit Mechanic II job description here.

 

Culture & Benefits

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today!

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. 
  • Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The County is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a healthy and prosperous community that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity. This starts with our internal practices and work. All employees of the County have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other County-sponsored and participative events

Great benefits! See the details

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $75/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave 
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 8% (dollar for dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings) 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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