Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic
The Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, experienced Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic for full-time employment as a Fire Department Mechanic. The ideal employee should work well with others, have a positive attitude, a superior work ethic, enjoys a challenging work environment and possesses excellent mechanical and communication skills. Position requires regular inspection, repair and maintenance of all Fire Department vehicles. Also, maintain all related equipment and maintenance; performs other duties as assigned.
If you enjoy interacting with people, can handle responsibility and teamwork, come join us!
Previous Experience with Fire Apparatus maintenance and repairs, preferred
Emergency Vehicle Technician certifications, preferred
Air brakes and related equipment
Hydraulic, electrical and mechanical equipment on fire pumps/aerial ladders
Fire pumps and their components
Automatic/manual truck and automotive transmissions
High pressure breathing air systems
Hydraulic rescue equipment
Troubleshoot vehicles/equipment for mechanical problems
Comply with Federal, State, Local and Department safety requirements
Read, write, understand and speak English
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Resident of the State of New Jersey
Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel
Successful candidate must hold a Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B), or must be able to attain same within six (6) months of appointment to the position.
Pass a DOT physical.
Stable work history with excellent references
Live within close proximity to Cherry Hill for recall to duty on major emergencies
Availability to work overtime and weekends
All applicant's mechanical skills will be tested by the Fleet Manager
$58,488.00 based on experience
Medical, Dental, Prescription
New Jersey Public Employee's Retirement System
Sick and Vacation Leave
Interested candidates should email their detailed resume (no more than 3 pages) listing their experience, training, certifications and education, including salary to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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