Police Fire Mechanic

REF #:  2024005

Department: Police Department

Application: Public Safety Application

Salary: $17.42 – $24.39 Hourly

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Performs semi-skilled, skilled and administrative work in maintaining the vehicles and mechanical equipment of the department. Works under the close supervision of the mechanic supervisor.

Plans, carries out and evaluates preventative maintenance schedules for all vehicles and mechanical equipment, either personally or through outside vendors.

Participated in and supervises the repair and overhaul on engines of automobiles, light and heavy truck, and other automotive and mechanical equipment such as generators and mowers. Operates a variety of diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric and air-driven tools. Tests, services and repairs vehicles and mechanical equipment.

Inspects, adjusts and replaces necessary units and related parts in the performance of repair and maintenance work.

Repairs brake, engine, electrical, fuel, hydraulic, transmission, ignition, air, exhaust, axle assemblies, and related systems. Cuts and welds metal and performs body repair, touch-up and related works. Changes and repairs tires and tubes. Evaluates status of mechanical equipment and vehicles and performs or schedules needed repairs.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school with a diploma or GED equivalent; plus, some specialized training in mechanics, maintenance management or a closely related field. Three (3) years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have valid Mississippi Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one prior to employment.

For a complete job description, please contact Human Resources.