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Albany Herald


January 21, 2022

POSITION: Mechanic

LOCATION: Transportation


The Mechanic will provide efficient, economical vehicle service and repairs ensuring the safe, efficient operating conditions of all school system vehicles and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent; Certification from a vocational school is preferred; Two (2) years’ experience; In-depth knowledge of vehicle diagnostic equipment and mechanical systems; Must possess a valid commercial driver’s license Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to apply critical thinking skills and recommendations in rendering solutions to various issues; Ability to maintain equipment records; Positive job attitude and the ability to work with others; Must have excellent organizational skills; Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Inspects, diagnoses, maintains, overhauls, and repairs automobiles, trucks, tractors, buses and other related equipment; Performs major and minor mechanical repairs and adjustments on power trains, brakes, steering, electrical, cooling and related systems; Performs complete overhaul on gasoline and diesel engines, major and minor engine efficiency improvements; Diagnoses motor knocks, noise, or mechanical failures through both road testing and use of diagnostic equipment; Replaces or repairs universal joints, axles, transmissions and clutches as required; Replaces tie rods, steering sectors, spring and shock absorbers; Replaces or rebuild generators, alternators, regulators, starters, wiring and gauges; Maintains and repairs environmental apparatus installed on automotive equipment; Makes emergency road calls to perform minor repairs on equipment or tow disabled equipment to garage; Performs light welding and machine work incidental to completion of repair assignments; Changes and repair tires when necessary; Maintains accurate, up-to-date records associated with all maintenance activities; Assists in general housekeeping of the repair areas and related facilities; Assists in the implementation of standard safety procedures; Repairs and maintains other shop equipment as necessary; Maintains and repairs school bus upholstery; Performs other such duties as needed or assigned by the supervisor.

REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on February 4, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations.
Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online.

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The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.
Important Note This document provides descriptive information about the above The Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.

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