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City of Garden City, KS Mechanic II in Garden City, Kansas

Mechanic II

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Mechanic II


$22.66 - $27.61 Hourly


Garden City, KS

Job Type


Job Number



Fleet Maintenance

Opening Date


Closing Date

12/28/2023 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits


The City of Garden City is accepting applications for Mechanic II with the Fleet Maintenance Department. This position is responsible for maintenance and repair of City vehicles and equipment. Primary Street vehicles, trucks, and equipment, and/or Police vehicles and equipment.

Examples of Duties

  • Performs general repair work on light and heavy vehicles and equipment.

  • Assists employees in the proper operations of vehicles and equipment.

  • Maintains all equipment maintenance records and reports.

  • Performs routine electrical work on vehicles and equipment including but not limited to batteries and terminals, lights, alternators and starters.

  • Fabrication repair (welding and cutting) of equipment as necessary.

  • Maintains equipment, vehicles, facilities, and all required tools and supplies.

  • Cleans shop area, bathrooms, windows, etc. including but not limited to the Fleet Maintenance Shop.

  • Services vehicles and equipment and assists all mechanics as needed.

  • Required "on call" duty, including storm call outs.

  • Subject to the Departments Random Drug/Alcohol testing program.

  • Performs any other duties as assigned as long as it is non-certified.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skill in locating and adjusting defects in vehicles and equipment. Knowledge of standard practices and equipment used in mechanical repair. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices and procedures. Ability to perform physical work activities in various weather conditions. Ability to understand verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate with City employees.

Education, Certification and Experience: High school diploma or GED. Vocational school course work or diploma preferred. Two or more years mechanical experience required. Valid Kansas driver's license required. A Kansas Class B CDL driver’s license is required or must obtain one within 6 months. Applicant must make available drug testing history and pass drug test.

Supplemental Information

Environment: Work is performed in all types of weather. Majority of work is performed indoors. Work may also be performed outdoors, i.e. moderate to extreme cold and heat, snow, rain, hail, sleet, high and gusting winds, dust, and dry conditions.

Surfaces: Includes, but not limited to concrete, dirt, sand, gravel, asphalt, grass and wood.

Physical Characteristics: Includes, but not limited to, bend, kneel, push, pull, reach, hold, stand, walk, jump, sit, drive, and ability to lift up to 100 pounds and frequently lifting and carrying objects weighing 75-100 pounds.

The City of Garden City offers a wide range of competitive benefits. Some of the benefits include:

  • Health Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Advance Life Insurance

  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Leave

  • Employee Recognition Plan

  • Years of Service Bonuses

  • Evaluations

  • Employee Assistance Plan


City of Garden City (KS)


301 N. 8th Street Garden City, Kansas, 67846






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