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FLEET MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR/MECHANIC CLASS III

CLASS TITLE: Fleet Maintenance Coordinator/Mechanic Class III
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The ideal candidate must be an experienced mechanic capable of maintaining the Town’s fleet of vehicles and small equipment. Must perform a variety of complex repairs and preventative maintenance on small engines, heavy-duty diesel equipment, off-road equipment, police vehicles, fire apparatus, fire ambulances, Town vehicles and Town generators. This includes but not limited to Zero-turn mowers, string trimmers, trash pumps, pickup trucks, dump trucks, snow removal equipment, backhoe loader, etc. Must have knowledge of Mitchell 1 Software or comparable automotive repair software; must be ASE Certified. Must possess or have the ability to become an Underground Storage Tank Facility Operator, Class A, B and C, within three months of hire. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire. Must be able to prepare records and invoices, orders parts, keep inventory, continuing education when available and be willing to work after hours when needed.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Diagnose, service and perform both minor/major repairs on small engine and heavy-duty automotive equipment. Repair areas may include repairing, replacing, inspecting, diagnosing, overhauling, troubleshooting and testing various parts in engines, hydraulic systems, water pump systems, braking systems, cooling systems, power and electrical issues, transmission and drive-train issues, sensors and switches, steering and suspension, exhaust systems, tune-ups, changing fluids and filters and other duties as needed.
  • Must perform service and repairs on Town generators, which includes timely removal of worn parts, upgrading components, checking fluid levels, battery inspection and cleaning of connections.
  • The work requires frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasion exertion of up to 100 pounds.
  • Work regularly requires sitting, bending, reaching, hand dexterity including grasping, holding, keyboarding, repetitive movements, reading, writing, eye-hand coordination, good field of vision, hearing and using the telephone.
  • Identifies the need for tools and equipment required in order to perform various tasks.
  • Ability to operate and maintain underground storage facility and schedule annual inspections.
  • Operate and maintain the fuel stations.
  • Submits verbal/written reports to the Public Works Director on activities of each day.
  • Must be available for emergency and non-emergency call-outs when necessary or requested by the Public Works Director.
  • Operates a variety of maintenance equipment used for the task performed.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma or GED equivalent required or higher education level and

(B) Must have three (3) years experience as a truck/automotive mechanic and

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s License with CDL endorsement or the ability to obtain the license within six months of hire, be certified as an Underground Storage Tank Facility Operator, Class A, B and C, or the ability to obtain the certification within three months of hire, must be ASE Certified in several categories and must have knowledge of Mitchell 1 Software or comparable automotive repair software.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Knowledge of operation and use of various types of light and heavy automotive and power driven equipment with considerable skill, which may include operating a heavy-duty lift, lathes, boring machines, drill presses, milling machines, sharpeners and other machinery. Performs various welding, cutting and fabricating operations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the mechanic’s job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee may also be exposed to extreme outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment may be loud and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; pre-employment drug screening and satisfactory driving record required; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it ALONG WITH a resume no later than September 16, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. Central Time to: jobs@stjohnin.gov or mail a completed application AND resume to:
St. John Town Manager
10955 W. 93rd Ave.
St. John, Indiana 46373


Police Department Records Clerk - Part Time

General Description
The Records Clerk is an administrative support position responsible for general clerical and customer service work related to the processing, dissemination, and release of police records. The records clerk is under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Police.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Standards, Skills, and Knowledge
    1. Job Standards: Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
      1. High school diploma or GED.
      2. Successful completion of the St. John Metropolitan Police Department Police Records Clerk hiring process.
    2. Skills
      1. Ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive manner.
      2. Basic mathematical skills.
      3. Ability to readily acquire and make decisions from working knowledge of applicable regulations and related policies and procedures.
      4. Ability to communicate with the public, employees, and officials tactfully and courteously, and to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees.
      5. Ability to solve problems logically and expeditiously.
      6. Ability to prepare and maintain correspondence, reports, records and to perform routine office management details without referral to a supervisor.
    3. Knowledge
      1. Knowledge of state, federal laws, and St. John ordinances relating to records management and dissemination of public and private information, including the Indiana Open Door Law.
      2. Proficiency with personal computers and computer software and applications.
      3. General knowledge of office equipment, including a fax machine, copier, telephone, calculator, and shredder.
      4. General mathematics including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.
      5. Customer service procedures and principles.
      6. Database entry and utilization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. This is an administrative support position responsible for clerical and customer service work related to the processing, dissemination, and release of police records. Employees in this classification perform a variety of police records and information system work in response to internal and external requests requiring the application of communication skills and considerable knowledge of departmental operations and procedures, and the State of Indiana public records law and Federal Privacy Act. Work requires the exercise of initiative, independence, and discretion in handling delegated administrative details and performing various clerical duties.
  2. Process requests for Spillman and Aries reports process and provide tow releases, requests for VIN checks, process fingerprint requests, process and issue parking permits.
  3. Process and file traffic citations and warnings, process calls for service, process background records checks for other police departments, juvenile court, probation, and the military, update business information, process ticket dispositions, distribute and sort mail, process vacation checks and take general customer service phone calls.
  4. Process and file gun permit applications and associated documentation.
  5. Other clerical duties as assigned.

Controls Over Position
The Records Clerk is hired upon the recommendation of the Chief of Police. The Deputy Chief of Police or designee is the direct supervisor of the Records Clerk.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out and then print it. Completed applications should be returned, in person, to Administrative Assistant Amy Gross, at the St. John Police Department, located at 11033 W 93rd Ave, St. John Indiana, no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, September 30th, 2022.


Public Works Employee

CLASS TITLE: Maintenance
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the Town’s Water, Sewer, Street, Storm Drainage Facilities, Street Lighting, Buildings and Parks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works General Foreman.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Receives work assignments from the General Foreman. Completes work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies and recommends repairs throughout the entire Town to the General Foreman.
  • Identifies the need for tools and equipment required in order to perform various tasks.
  • Submits daily verbal and/or written reports to the General Foreman on the activities of each day.
  • Available for emergency and non-emergency overtime when necessary or required by the General Foreman.
  • Work with the General Foreman and/or the designated Safety Trainer to acquire adequate training in issues that relate to safety.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Water, Sewer, Street and Park departments.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma, GED equivalent, or higher education level required; and

(B) Five (5) years’ experience relating to the construction, repair, and maintenance of water, sewer, street, or storm drainage systems; parks; street lighting, including the operation of all related maintenance equipment, or

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in public water supply and distribution systems, sewer collection systems and lift stations, storm drainage systems, and street systems; thorough knowledge of pipe installation, connection, and repair; thorough knowledge of road construction and maintenance; and a thorough knowledge of park maintenance.

(B) Skilled in operation of the tools and equipment listed below.

(C) Have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment used in the department including, but not limited to, a backhoe, dump trucks and sewer cleaners; perform construction and maintenance work; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, as well as the public.

(D) Ability to prioritize, follow directions, and work under pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s license with CDL endorsement or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Various motorized vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, plow truck, pickup truck, utility truck, street sweeper, sewer cleaner truck, street roller, backhoe, skid-steer, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, branch chipper, leaf vacuum, sanders, generators, trencher, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and phone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee usually works in outside weather conditions, usually works near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee may also be exposed to extreme heat or cold in outdoor conditions or extreme heat or cold in non-weather related conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance. Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Public Works Department
9350 Hack Street
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The Town of St. John is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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