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Specialist 2 – Vehicle Mechanic (Fleet – Rocky River Reservation) – Cleveland Metroparks

The Specialist Vehicle Mechanic maintains and enhances the Park District’s Fleet (vehicles and equipment), as assigned, by performing skilled work in a manner which results in a quality product and/or program consistent with District policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs Master level skill/trade work in Repair and Maintenance of Vehicles and Equipment.
  • Has extensive knowledge and performs considerable skilled work on Police Vehicles, Light Trucks, SUVs, and Sedans.
  • Performs considerable skilled and semi-skilled work in a responsible manner by exercising independent judgment and demonstrates initiative, creativity, and leadership. Reports task accomplishments to supervisors and anticipates problems.
  • Performs complex mechanical repairs and rebuilding work on vehicles and equipment beyond first echelon of maintenance.
  • Ability to Instruct/train other employees in the trade/skill or operation of a wide range of tools/equipment.
  • Coordinates and completes projects on time and budget.
  • Can operate at least two pieces of the following equipment:
    • Trucks; tractors; construction equipment; front-end loader; backhoe; utility vehicles; excavator; bulldozer; grader; special skilled-trade tools.
  • Has strong diagnostic skills with extensive wiring schematic background.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner to maintain a safe work environment and surrounding area. Responds to hazardous situations and/or potentially unsafe conditions by taking corrective action, and promptly notifying supervisory personnel.
  • Informs supervisor of key issues promptly
  • Provides work direction, changes work assignments, and corrects work activity of other employees, as assigned.
  • Performs related duties as apparent or assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, with at least three years of skilled-level experience. Completion of an approved course in the specific trade or skilled area from an accredited technical school
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, Class A CDL Preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform variable physical requirements of park maintenance work.
  • ASE Master Technician in Automotive required or dealer/manufacturer training applicable to trade or specialized fields will be considered.
  • Considerable experience in and knowledge of equipment operation, equipment maintenance, vehicle maintenance which are ordinarily obtained by experience in a technical capacity and above those of a technician’s position qualifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit leadership consistent with teamwork approach that recognizes the contribution of all employees.
  • Must be available for emergency and snow plowing call-in.


Wage:  $34.11 per hour

Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday

Filing Deadline:  04/14/2024

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Job Category: Technical
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cuyahoga County

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