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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 051370
    Title: Automotive Service Supervisor
    Pay Grade: 43
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Supervises mechanics and attendants in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is sixth in a series of seven classifications and is distinguished from others by being the second full supervisory level in the series. This classification typically reports to the Fleet Manager.

    Example of Duties:
    • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
    • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
    • Requisitions automotive parts.
    • Issues parts and supplies to mechanics and maintains appropriate records.
    • Prepares and assigns work orders to mechanics.
    • Maintains vehicle service record log.
    • Prices repair orders.
    • Resolves difficult diagnostic problems for mechanics.
    • Ensures workplace is safe and clean at all times.
    • Dispatches personnel for emergency service calls.
    • Maintains records of all hazardous waste and its proper disposal and ensures compliance with all safety regulations.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of recordkeeping, billing and inventory practices.
    • Knowledge of automotive and heavy equipment diagnosis and repair.
    • Skill in the diagnosis and repair of automotive and heavy equipment.
    • Skill in supervising the work of others.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Seven years of experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
      • Completion of a one year vocational training program in automotive mechanics AND six years experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.
      • May be required to obtain a current 609 Mobile Air Conditioning Certification.
      • May be required to obtain a current Arizona Emissions Inspections Certification.
      • Possession of current Arizona Type D, B or C driver's license upon employment.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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