City of Troy Michigan
  • 01-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Excellent medical, dental, and vision plans start day of hire. Retirement plan includes 401a and Health Savings plans with employer contribution.

Light Duty Mechanic

Department of Public Works Fleet Maintenance Division

Starting at: $28.40/hour

After 3 years $31.37/hour

Per AFSCME* contract

Standard uniforms, an outer wear allowance, and tools are provided by the City.

Excellent medical, dental, and vision plans start day of hire.

Retirement plan includes 401a and Health Savings plans with employer contribution.

Opportunities for hourly bonuses for ASE Master Automotive and/or Law Enforcement Vehicle Technician certification.

HOURS Current shift is Monday - Friday 4:00pm-12:30am. Overtime is required at times; employees should work at least 50% of offered overtime. Pursuant to Article 18 shift/schedule changes between first and second shift will be granted on the basis of seniority, within the same job classification, at the pay period immediately following November 1st and April 1st each year.


  • Perform automotive and equipment mechanical work at an intermediate level (on vehicles and equipment including trucks, vehicles, tractors, mowers, backhoes, loaders, graders, etc.), vehicle diagnostics, driveability, electrical system troubleshooting, and installation and removal of emergency lighting and radio equipment.
  • Perform general labor and service work and other similar work assignments.


  • High school (or GED equivalent) or mechanic trade school graduate.
  • Two (2) years current full-time paid experience as an automotive light-medium truck and off-road equipment mechanic/technician.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for this position.
  • Knowledge of gasoline and diesel equipment operation principles and applicable mechanical repair methods.
  • Must have valid Michigan driver license, with a good driving record at the time of application, based on City of Troy standards.
  • Before initial probation period is complete applicant must obtain CDL with a Group A designation, including air brakes with N endorsement and Medical Card, as required by the State of Michigan and a State of Michigan Master Mechanic in Automobile/Light Truck Certification.

As a requirement of employment both must be kept current.

  • Applicants must meet LEIN (Law Enforcement Information Network) security standards in order to have access to the Police Department.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen (including marijuana).


  • Four (4) years or more recent experience as an automotive light-medium truck and off-road equipment mechanic/technician service.
  • Michigan Master Mechanic in Automobile/Light Truck and Master ASE Automobile Technician certifications; applicants with relevant certifications may be considered before those without. Applicant must provide copy of certification(s) or wallet certificate with application.
  • Training in vehicle/equipment maintenance from a vocational or trade school.
  • Current CDL (Commercial Driver License) including air brakes and (N) endorsement.




* Current ASE Master Automotive Technician Certification will waive demonstration requirement; interview will be weighted 100%.







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*The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) bargaining unit represents this position. There may be contract language which could impact the selection process.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.

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