Jobs: South Placer Fire District of Granite Bay, CA

South Placer Fire District of Granite Bay, CA has an opening in our maintenance division for an Apprentice Mechanic

$4,160 Month

The South Placer Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of Apprentice Mechanic. The District is developing a hiring list to fill an anticipated position that will be offered in the near future. The Apprentice Mechanic position has been developed to assist interested candidates in acquiring fleet mechanic experience, under the guidance of our Head Mechanic for a career in the fire service fleet maintenance division. The District has one available position and applications must be submitted by no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 23rd , 2021.
Copies of the following Minimum Qualifications are required to be attached to the application:

□ Qualified Candidates: must be a minimum of 18 years of age
□ Must be a High School Graduate or Equivalent
□ Must maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License.
□ Candidates must be willing and capable of maintaining a clean organized work area including general shop and facility maintenance.
□ Candidates must be willing and able to work indoors and outdoors as necessary and to travel to perform work in remote locations.
□ Candidates must be capable of repeatedly lifting 75 lbs.
□ Candidates will need 1 year experience in an automobile or truck repair field or a degree/certificate from an accredited college or trade school with the emphasis in automotive or heavy equipment repair.
□ Must provide a current DMV printout.
□ Candidates must be able to pass a background check and medical screening including drug testing (marijuana is still federally banned).
□ Candidates will need to supply their own basic tools as well as a locking roll away toolbox.

Desirable Qualifications are the following:
□ Commercial class A or B driver’s license with air brake, manual transmission, and tank endorsement. (This will be required within 18 months of employment.)
□ General welding in TIG MIG ARC as well as use of oxy acetylene torches for general fabrication.
□ BAR brake, Lamp, or smog, certificates.
□ Classes or Certificates from the Fire Mechanics Academy or other industry classes.
□ Any light duty or truck ASE certificates.

The most qualified applicants will be invited to a structured oral interview panel with the Fleet Manager and the Deputy Fire Chief or Chief appointed designee. The Fire Chief will make the final selections from the list generated from the process. Candidates chosen for the position will then go through a pre-employment background check.
Successful candidates will be placed on a eligibility list. This is a temporary position with a chance to become permanent.
This is an hourly position and pay will be $24.00 per hour and limited benefits. Apprentice Mechanic will be assigned to work 40 hours per week.

How to apply: Send application, cover letter, copies of above required items listed under the minimum qualifications, and resume by 5:00 p.m. April 23rd, 2021.


South Placer Fire District- C/O Kathy Medeiros
Apprentice Mechanic Position
6900 Eureka Road
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-7059 or visit us at

FINAL Mechanic Job Announcement 2021-UPDATED SALARY

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