Under general supervision or direction, the Auto Mechanic will overhaul, repair and maintain engines, motors and motor power equipment, component assemblies and component systems used in all fire apparatus, ambulances and support vehicles. Perform related work.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience acquired within the last fifteen years as an auto mechanic; or
2. Not less than two and one-half years of full-time satisfactory experience as specified in "1" above acquired within the last ten years plus sufficient helper or apprentice experience or relevant education acquired in a trade or vocational high school or technical school approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, to make up the equivalent of five years of acceptable experience. Six months of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of helper or apprentice experience or relevant education.
At the time of appointment candidates must possess a New York State Class B Commercial Driver License ("CDL") or a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York and a Learner's Permit for a Class B Commercial Driver License. Appointees hired with a Learner's Permit must obtain the Class B CDL within six months of appointment. The CDL, with no restrictions that would preclude the performance of Auto Mechanic work, must be maintained for the duration of employment.
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New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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