Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Description:  New Kent County Public Schools is seeking a Mechanic for our Transportation Department who performs Department of Education required periodic preventive maintenance and diagnosis; adjusts, repairs and services gasoline and diesel powered vehicles; changes and repairs tires. Test drives repaired equipment. Oils and greases vehicles; changes filters. Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken. Drives School Bus routes as needed and related work as apparent or assigned. This position is deemed as essential personnel. By virtue of their job description, essential personnel provide services that are essential to the health, welfare and safety of the NKCPS employees and students. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Assistant Director/ Lead Mechanic. Work may be required outside normal work hours in emergency and on-call situations.

Qualifications: Applicants applying for this position must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license, and have or be able to obtain a CDL within three (3) months of employment. Applicants applying must be able to pass a background check and drug test. Must be able/ willing to obtain appropriate certifications. State Inspection Certification and ASE Diesel Certification strongly preferred. Must have own tools to work on vehicles. 

Minimum Qualifications: Four (4) years of experience as a journey-level automotive mechanic; Possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) endorsement or the ability to obtain the CDL endorsement within 3 months of hire date. State Inspection Certification and ASE Diesel Certification strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: See attached job description

Application Procedure: Apply Online 

Position Details: Full Time; 12 month/260 Day Contract; Placement on Mechanic's Salary Scale; Salary Range: $38,623 - $60,370; Pro-rated; Commensurate based on experience.

FSLA Status: Non-Exempt; Essential Personnel 
New Kent County Public Schools will conduct a background investigation (fingerprinting) of the individual recommended to fill this vacancy.

The New Kent County School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information or disability is prohibited. Personnel decisions are based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Posted By

New Kent County Public Schools

P.O. Box 110 , New Kent, VA 23124

At the following locations

Transportation Department

11899 Bassett Farm Road , New Kent, VA 23124