CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Transports vehicles to vendors for repairs and/or scheduled maintenance. Tracks vehicle maintenance progress and returns vehicles to service upon completion of repairs. Obtains collision repair estimates. Performs minor mechanical repairs to vehicles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports vehicles to vendors for repairs and/or scheduled maintenance. Tracks vehicle maintenance progress and returns vehicles to service upon completion of repairs. Verbally reports maintenance information to the Administrative Clerk.
Collects vehicle maintenance requests from supervisor and coordinates appropriate repair facility for the Police Department fleet and other city vehicles. Obtains body damage and repair estimates for review by supervisor.
Performs minor mechanical repairs to vehicles.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Basic education or equivalent experience.
Possession of an appropriate valid driver's license.
Must maintain an insurable driving record.
Must successfully pass polygraph exam and police background check prior to employment.
One year customer service experience.
Mechanical knowledge of automotive repairs preferred.
Attention to detail.
Human relations/interpersonal skills.
Ability to analyze information and interpret data when dealing with vehicle maintenance.
Time management skills.
Good oral communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Diplomacy and judgment.
Ability to recognize and protect confidential information.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to carry out assignments through oral and written instructions.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to work in a hectic environment with many interruptions.
Alpha and numeric recognition.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and transport 20 feet.
Ability to lift and carry up to 18 pounds up to a distance of 75 feet.
Ability to push/pull up to 100 pounds.
Ability to reach, stand, crawl, bend, stoop, climb, push and pull.
Ability to operate city and police fleet vehicles
Ability to make and receive phone calls.
Ability to distinguish smells.
Ability to operate power and/or hand tools (screwdriver, wrench, hammer, drill).
Ability to work in confined spaces.
Hand and eye coordination adequate to input computer.
Visual stamina and acuity to review apha/numeric data listed in computer printouts, manufacturers specifications handbooks.
Exposure to chemicals, vehicle exhaust fumes, dust, smoke, vapors and sprays.
Exposure to extreme temperatures.
Exposure to vibrations.
Ability to occasionally climb stairs, bend, stoop, twist, kneel and squat.
Ability to adjust to high noise levels.
Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
SEE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
SEE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ATTACHED FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS.