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City of Mount Venon

City of Mount Venon

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024


Under general supervision, the Mechanic troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, and maintains a variety of vehicles and equipment for City departments.

Essential Functions

-- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs a variety of vehicle maintenance to include oil changes, tire changes, and brake replacements.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical problems; removes and repairs engines, transmissions, and differentials; replaces pumps, cylinders, and valves.
  • Assists with the general cleaning of the shop, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Welds and fabricates metal using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Participates in facilities maintenance and repair work.
  • Sets up new vehicles and systems with communications equipment, networking hardware, and safety equipment.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


High school diploma or GED equivalent AND four (4) years of experience maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing various types of construction related equipment; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.
  • Records maintenance and retention policies and procedures.
  • Work safety policies, procedures, practices, and equipment.
  • Welding and fabrication methods.
  • Electric and computer systems in vehicles.
  • Hydraulic, electric, fuel injection and computer systems.
  • General uses and functions of various vehicles and equipment used by the City.

Skill in:
  • Reading and accurately interpreting repair and operator manuals.
  • Operating various tools and equipment.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting vehicles and equipment.
  • Interacting tactfully and professionally with City staff, outside agencies, and the public.
  • Organizing and prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Completing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Analyzing complex issues and implementing appropriate responses.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Life Insurance policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Department of Retirement Systems Retirement Plan
  • Teamster Pension
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
  • Gym Membership reimbursement
  • Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Ability to obtain a valid Class B Commercial State driver’s license within one (1) year of hire.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with their application. First review of applications will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. For additional information, or a complete job description, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mtvernonwa/classspecs
The City of Mount Vernon provides and enforces a drug free workplace
and maintains a smoke free work environment.
The City of Mount Vernon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.