Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners


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Updated: October 29, 2014 at 2:35 pm by Jeff Shain


Notice of Vacancies

Head Mechanic – Vehicle Maintenance FT - $38,580
Supervisory and highly skilled mechanical and lead work in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered and related public safety (fire/rescue) equipment. 
-Experience in all types of automotive repair and maintenance,
-Knowledge and experience with tools and equipment needed for major and minor repairs of diesel motors and diesel powered equipment.
- Knowledge and experience with hydraulic systems, especially those employed in diesel powered Public Safety equipment,
-Ability to perform both gas and arc welding, including knowledge of various metals, heat ranges applicable to welding various metals, and proper rods to be used for various metals
-Knowledge of Fleet Management procedures and computerized systems.
-Valid Florida Commercial Driver’s license with safe driving record with no more than 3 points off license,
-Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in engine repair and/or electrical systems, air conditioning and brakes,
Graduation from high school or equivalent recognized certification, completion of a two (2) year technical/vocational automotive repair program; five (5) years of experience in the repair, maintenance and servicing of diesel motors and diesel powered emergency equipment, including experience in all types of automotive repair and maintenance.  Two (2) years of supervisory experience in the automotive industry or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted to:
Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street – Room 104
Okeechobee, FL   34972
A pre-employment background check will be conducted.
Okeechobee County is an EOE/Drug Free Workplace.
All clerical positions require a TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0.  TABE Tests are good for two years.  If you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, you do not have to have a TABE Test.
 TABE tests can be taken at:
Indian River State College (IRSC), 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL.
   Applications may be downloaded at:  www.co.okeechobee.fl.us.


Completed applications may be mailed to:

Okeechobee County BOCC, 304 NW 2nd Street, Room 103, Okeechobee, FL  34972.

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