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West County Transportation Agency
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on November 7, 2019

MECHANICII / IIIThe West County Transportation Agency is a Joint Powers Agency formed of seventeen school districts in Western Sonoma County. Our primary responsibility is to provide cooperative, centralized, cost efficient, safe and child-centered school transportation to the students of these school districts.This is a full-time, year-round position and the incumbent will report to the Manager of Vehicle Maintenance. The shop is staffed by Lead Mechanics, Mechanic IIIs, Mechanic IIs, and several Service Persons. The Manager of Vehicle Maintenance and Facilities is the direct supervisor of this department. We focus on the team approach and building a positive working environment in this professional and well-equipped fleet shop. Mechanics at this Agency own and maintain their own tools.The Agency operates and maintains many different types of equipment. It is critical that the successful candidates have a strong background in preventive maintenance and a thorough knowledge of air brake systems and maintenance. We maintain compressed natural gas, gasoline, and diesel engines from all manufacturers and also maintain vehicles with cutting-edge technologies that require an openness to learn and utilize computer diagnostics.Starting salary will be based on experience. The Agency offers excellent health, dental, and vision benefits for the employee and dependents. The Agency pays for a $50,000 life insurance policy for employees only, plus paid vacation time, accumulated sick leave, and CalPERS retirement package.There is an incentive for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification and an annual tool stipend.Interested persons should apply by the end of the business day on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the West County Transportation Agency facility. Applications consist of a WCTA application form, and you will need to go to the DMV website to print out a 2 year driving history. Resumes, letters of recommendation, or any other supporting documentation may accompany the application.