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City of Portland - Auto Technician II

Start Date: March 04, 2024 | End Date: June 28, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Other, Parks & Recreation

AUTO TECHNICIAN II – Public Works Department – Fleet Services - Deadline Extended

Up to $2,500 sign on bonus available, plus hourly wage increase

Schedule will be Monday thru Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (includes paid lunch break)

The Department of Public Works seeks skilled individuals who will perform general service, overhaul and repair work on light and heavy-duty trucks and other automotive and mechanical equipment with a focus on heavy-duty. This position requires knowledge of diagnosis, operation of gasoline and diesel engines, and standard practices of the mechanic trade. Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license (Class A desired) or have ability to obtain within six (6) months (City will help to obtain Class A or B license). Must possess valid Vehicle Inspection License A, D & E (can obtain within 6 months) and must provide copies of license. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test upon attainment of CDL permit and must have and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and positive reference check. Assignment and pay grade will be based on inspection license status, skills and driver’s license status.

Labor and Trades Union position – Grade 24M-MCII - $1002.80/week to $1095.60/week, depending on years of experience, plus an additional $1.00 market rate stipend per hour and $.50/hour for each ASE up to $4.00. Excellent benefit package which includes tool and clothing allowances, 13-1/2 paid holidays, health, dental, vision, life insurance and more.

Accepting applications until the vacancy is filled. To APPLY, click here: =1000&desc=AUTO%20TECHNICIAN%20II

City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.   Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624. 

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