Job Description

Do you want to be a part of the team that helps make the City of Boca Raton one of the best places to live, work and play? We provide world class services, parks, beaches, and public safety. This can only happen when the best, brightest, and most committed individuals come to work for our City. We encourage like-minded individuals to apply and be part of our team! Come join us #WorkforBoca

Performs difficult, technical, and responsible administrative work supervising the servicing, maintenance and repair of automotive equipment at the City’s equipment repair shop; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all automotive maintenance personnel.

Plans, schedules, directs, and supervises the work of mechanics engaged in the repair and maintenance of municipal automotive equipment;

Provides technical advice to subordinates; evaluates the work performance of employees;

Oversees operation of the automotive fuel system, keeping abreast with current government regulations;

Prepares garage budget estimates and other regular and special reports;

Supervises the data collection for all automotive maintenance operational records;

Supervises the keeping of an inventory of spare automotive parts and supplies;

Diagnoses problems, writes repair orders, and supervises and inspects the major repair, overhaul, and maintenance of automotive equipment;

Evaluates municipal fleet requirements, recommends purchase of new automotive equipment and of shop equipment and supplies;

Trains technical and service staff; recommends promotion, demotion, and disciplinary action;

Oversees the preparation of new vehicles before routing to department;

Assists in developing operational policies and procedures;

Provides technical assistance to other departments for specialized equipment;

Performs related tasks as required.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of automotive repair shop management; thorough knowledge of the characteristics and maintenance needs of a wide variety of automotive and mechanical equipment; thorough knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel engines and/or of the repair and maintenance characteristics of a variety of earth moving and other construction and special equipment; thorough knowledge of business practices applicable to garage management; general knowledge of business or public administration; ability to plan and supervise the work of an automotive maintenance operation; ability to maintain an effective working relationship with City officials, associates, and the public.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school supplemented by course work in heavy and light equipment maintenance and nine (9) years experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive and/or construction equipment including considerable supervisory experience.

Possession of a valid State of Florida Class “E” driver’s license with no more than six (6) points in a three (3) year period, (State of Florida Class “B” CDL driver’s license preferred).

Must be able to lift, carry and push articles weighing up to 50 lbs. Must be able to wear hard hat/helmet, safety glasses, goggles, Safety Harness, safety shoes, hearing protector, gloves, and welder’s helmet. Exposure to noise, moving mechanical parts, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, toxic metals, mist, gases, and smoke.

The background check process for this position may include:
Criminal Background Check

Employment Verification

Reference Checks

Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check

Workers’ Compensation


Drug and Alcohol Screen