Mechanic - Transportation
Proficiency in both diesel and
gasoline engine repair, from the larger bus engine down to small
Ability to plan and implement a good
Ability to obtain ASE School Bus
High School Diploma preferred.
Physically capable of performing
Ability to work with staff, students
and the public.
Able to obtain a valid Idaho Class
"B" commercial driver's license with school bus, air brake, and
Ability to complete required
Capable of lifting up to 50
Previous experience mandatory.
Such alternatives to the above
qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and
REPORTS TO: Head
To support the delivery of School District 91's written,
taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to
maximizing student achievement.
To keep the
District's buses and cars in such a state of operating
excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to
the educational program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
Inspects, diagnoses, and makes
necessary repairs and adjustments to trucks, school buses, cars,
and other light and heavy equipment such as tractors and lawn
Performs routine automotive
maintenance and preventative care.
Completes all required
Stays current on the different types
of buses/vehicles and the latest repair procedures available in
Performs skilled and semi-skilled electrical
and oxy-acetylene welding.
Orders replacement parts.
Refuels and lubricates
Changes and repairs tires.
Inspects all school buses and
vehicles for safety requirements in accordance with Idaho State
Codes. Makes recommendations to the Head Mechanic of
Serves as a substitute bus driver as
Maintains high standards of ethical
behavior and confidentiality.
Has regular and predictable
OTHER DUTIES AND
Performs all other duties as
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
position is scheduled for 8 hours per day, 255 days per
year. Monday through Friday is considered the normal
workweek. Emergency conditions may arise that will
require attention at any hour of the day or night.
Benefits will be in accordance with approved Board
policy. Wages will be in accordance with the
Transportation Salary Schedule and the needs of the
Transportation Department at a Grade 8 to 10 -
$14.05 to $16.56 per hour depending on
This is an "at will"
position in that the employer or employee may terminate
employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with
applicable state or federal law.
This "employment at will"
policy cannot be changed verbally
or in writing, unless the change is specifically authorized
in writing and expressly approved by the Board of Trustees of
of this position will be evaluated annually by the Head
Mechanic in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy
on the evaluation of classified personnel.
This position has been given an overall
physical classification of heavy duty.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, or disability. In
addition, interview preference may be given to veterans who
qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing
requirements, please contact Human Resources.