Job Description

Mechanic IV

Location:  Transportation Dept

Non Interim Position

12 mos, 8 hrs/day - 2PM TO 10:30PM SHIFT

Grade 29, $22.94 

Start Date:  07/01/2024

Purpose Statement

The job of Transportation Mechanic IV is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific responsibilities for overseeing the day to day vehicle repair and maintenance operations during an assigned shift; supervising assigned Transportation Mechanic personnel; providing information to others; and scheduling work assignments within established time frames and standards.

This job reports to Transportation Mechanics Supervisor.

Essential Functions

Closes the shop at night or opens it in the morning for the purpose of ensuring that the facility is properly armed or disarmed.

Conducts meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information and coordinating shop activities.

Escorts District drivers after traffic accidents for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and safe arrival to and/or from destination.

Facilitates state vehicle inspections for the purpose of conforming to established legal requirements.

Implements assigned activities and/or projects for the purpose of delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.

Maintains specialized transportation equipment (e.g. ZONAR, camera, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring items are in proper working order.

Maintains variety of manual and/or electronic files and records for the purpose of providing up to date information and/or historical reference in accordance with established administrative guidelines.

Monitors shop clean up for the purpose of ensuring a clean, organized and safe working environment.

Oversees Transportation Mechanic personnel (e.g. supervising, training, evaluating, etc.) for the purpose of prioritizing and organizing work assignments; monitoring performance and ensuring completion within established timelines.

Performs the job functions, if needed, of a Transportation Mechanic III for the purpose of supporting the department and achieving overall objectives in an efficient and timely manner.

Processes work orders for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction for meeting the district's goals and objectives.

Responds to service calls for the purpose of repairing or towing vehicle.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; handling hazardous materials; operating equipment used in vehicle repair and maintenance; preparing and maintaining accurate records; developing effective working relationships.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: safety practices and procedures; pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; diesel and electrical systems; trends in automotive diagnosis and repair; personnel processes.

ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: displaying mechanical aptitude; adapting to changing work priorities; being attentive to detail; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; providing leadership; maintaining a good rapport with employees, students and community.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes.

Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing                                  Certificates and Licenses                  

Online Driver Training Certification           Commercial Driver's License 

                                                             School Bus Certification

                                                             State Certified Emissions Test Agent


Continuing Educ./Training                   

Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses      


Drug Test

Criminal Background Clearance                   


FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

Primary Location: Transportation

Shift Type: 8.0 hrs/day

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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