Municipal Career Center

Mechanic - Biddeford

Start Date: April 08, 2024 | End Date: June 05, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: Public Works

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Maine’s premier City to work and live is becoming Maine’s premier municipal employer - welcome to Biddeford, Maine, where citizens are proud of their community and employees thrive!

The City of Biddeford, one of Maine’s most resurgent cities, is seeking dynamic people to join our award-winning team of professionals. As an employee in Maine’s youngest community, you can become part of a team that is guiding its economic revival. You will need to be highly motivated, talented, with a strong desire to make a difference in the daily lives of citizens.

The City of Biddeford greatly values employee wellness and work/life balance. Many of our positions, including all positions in City Hall, have a four-day, 36 hour work week (Fridays off!). We are currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Auto Body and/or Mechanic within our Public Works Department.

Required Qualifications

  • Safe operation of City-owned vehicles, such as pick-up trucks, dump trucks, salt spreaders, snowplows, etc.
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must be available for emergencies such as snowfall and floods (paid a bonus for this availability)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel engines
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairs on cars, pickups, class 8 trucks and construction equipment
  • Experience with automobile and heavy-duty truck scan tools preferred
  • Current State of Maine inspection license for cars, trucks and school buses
  • Candidates with experience in the following areas preferred but we are willing to train:
    • Small Engine Repair
    • Automotive Electrical Systems
    • Hydraulic Systems
    • Heavy- Duty Truck Air Brake Systems
    • Welding, Cutting and Fabrication

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Biddeford’s mission is to cultivate and sustain a diverse, inclusive, equitable, welcoming, and belonging-based workplace where employees actively practice solidarity for the greater good of the work environment and employee experience.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City of Biddeford shall employ, develop, and work to maintain the best qualified person(s) available without discrimination to: age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, dimensions of gender, disability, citizenship, veterans’ status, ancestry, national origin, and/or political affiliation or any other status protected by law.

Equitable access to services and employment is available and those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to this application and/or the interview process should notify the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator at 207.286.0589.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $28.11 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (including 12 ½ holidays)
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • State pension (as well as other retirement plans w/ employer match)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Bonuses available

Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Work Location: In-person

Please submit a resume and any relevant certifications to:

205 Main Street

Biddeford, ME, 04005

OR

Email to: employment@biddefordmaine.org

Please go to biddefordmaine.org/apply to fill out our online application or apply through Indeed.

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