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Experienced Fleet Mechanic

Salary Range:$25.00 To 28.00 Hourly

Do you have experience in fleet maintenance?

Do you have experience in automotive or diesel tech?

Do you want to continue to thrive and grow in your experience, training and education? 

THE CITY OF LEAWOOD, KANSAS is looking for an
 Experienced Fleet Mechanic

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our team as a Fleet Mechanic as part of the Fleet Maintenance Division of the Public Works Maintenance Department. 

At the City of Leawood, we understand that a healthy work-life balance is essential for the success and well-being of our employees. That's why we're thrilled to present our latest initiative – the New Hire 40-Hour Vacation Program! This program is designed to give our newest team members the chance to recharge, explore, and connect with their passions outside of work.  From day one, enjoy the luxury of 40 hours of fully paid time off. Whether you use it for a long weekend getaway, quality time with loved ones, or simply to relax at home, this program is all about YOU. We understand that everyone has different preferences, values, and life situations - tailor your vacation hours to fit your unique needs and schedule. Our goal is to make your time off work seamlessly with your life.  We believe that happy employees lead to a thriving workplace. Join us in embracing a culture that values not just the work you do but also the experiences that make you unique.

Additional Information: The City of Leawood offers career development opportunities in which the employee could increase their experience, training, and pay.  The position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases every year (merit increase up to 5% increase).  Employees also receive a Time In Service Bonus every three years of employment on their anniversary date equal to 5% of their annual salary.   

Summary of the Position: The Fleet Mechanic performs routine and preventative maintenance, diagnosing fleet maintenance issues and performs light repairs on City equipment and vehicles.  Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in ensuring the safety and reliability of City owned equipment and vehicles. 

General Overview of Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the routine and preventative maintenance on all City owned equipment and vehicles to ensure the equipment and vehicles are in working condition.  Duties include but are not limited to completing safety and operational checks, adhering to maintenance schedules and completing necessary repairs to equipment.  Equipment and vehicles include but are not limited to fleet trucks, trailers, weed eaters, and public safety vehicles.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating work orders and keeping the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor or designee updated with a status report of work completed.
  • Responsible for diagnosing and repairing light mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic system problems on variety of vehicles and equipment.
  • Inspects and repairs light equipment including saws, jackhammers, and weed eaters as directed by the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Assists in diagnosing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic system problems on variety of vehicles and equipment.
  • Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining inventory and records of division supplies including but not limited to vehicle and equipment parts, tools, and daily supplies.
  • Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor with the inventory control of city vehicle fuels.
  • Performs light housekeeping around the vehicle bays, workplace and shop.
  • Assists with snow removal operations and other emergency activities which require occasionally working extended shifts and after normal working hours, including weekends and/or holidays. Typical emergency shifts are twelve hours.
  • May assist in installing or modifying electrical wiring, equipment and hardware in public safety vehicles.

Minimum Requirements:  Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in automotive or diesel tech.  An Associate’s degree plus two (2) years of experience would count for equivalent work experience. Municipality fleet experience preferred. Must have or be able to obtain an EPA air-conditioning certification within 6 months of hire. Must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within a designated time approved by the Public Works Superintendent.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.


Accepting Applications through Monday March 18, 2024
 Starting Rate of Pay: $25.00 - $28.00 / hourly, DOQ 
 (This is a non-exempt benefits eligible position.) *

* Applicants that currently hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B is eligible to receive a stipend; up to $5,000 for a Class A and up to $3,000 for a Class B. 

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