Under close supervision, assists mechanics in the General Services Agency Fleet Division with technical work on automobiles, auto bodies, and heavy equipment to assist Fleet Operations and provide students with practical experience in automotive and heavy equipment technology.
Applications are reviewed on a flow basis as departments submit requests, meaning applications are reviewed as needed.
SALARY: STUDENT WORKER III - $12.60/Hour
AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: General Services Agency - Fleet
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: A Student Worker may only work for a two (2) year period. During that two (2) year period, a Student Worker may only work a total of 2,080 hours, working no more than 1,040 hours in each year of that two (2) year period.
You will not be placed on the eligible list until you submit proof of academic/technical college/university class enrollment. Placement on the eligible list does NOT guarantee that all candidates will be contacted by hiring managers for interviews, nor imply that there are immediate openings available for all selected types of Student Worker positions.
Hiring managers are not obligated to interview every candidate on a list referred to them. Factors to be considered may include education, training, experience and/or work availability.
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Assists mechanics with vehicle body repairs, or preventative maintenance of automobiles, trucks, and heavy equipment.
Mounts, balances and repairs tires and tubes.
Operates equipment as required to carry out maintenance.
Assists mechanics with vehicle frame repairs, or overhaul and repair of automobiles, trucks, and heavy equipment.
Assists mechanics with safety inspections.
Picks up parts and equipment and delivers vehicles.
Maintains records of repairs made, work orders and time worked, while performing repairs.
Performs other related duties as required.
NOTE: Student Worker III is represented by the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU), and incumbents in this bargaining unit are employed as extra-help and are not eligible for benefits.
These are the minimum employment qualifications for students who wish to work for the County of Ventura.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
Student Worker III - No experience is required, however candidates must be enrolled in a College level Automotive or Auto Body Technology program. Students must provide proof that they are enrolled in at least nine (9) units of academic/technical college/university courses at the undergraduate level.
Student Worker III's may work during the summer upon providing evidence that they have graduated from high school or carried at least nine (9) units in the previous spring session, are enrolled for at least nine (9) units for the next fall session, OR are enrolled in at least three (3) units of summer courses.
NOTE: Audits of class enrollment will be routinely completed to ensure minimum requirements are being met.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must either possess or be able to obtain a valid, unrestricted California driver license by the date of hire.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, twist, and lift heavy objects.
FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application and proof of class enrollment must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
To apply online, please refer to our web site at http://www.ventura.org/jobs. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials.
Our address is: County of Ventura, Human Resources Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.
Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documentation may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application and supplemental questionnaire.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination AT THE TIME OF FILING.
The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire may result in the application being removed from consideration.
APPLICATION EVALUATION qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.
Candidates successfully completing the stated requirements may be placed on an eligible list for a period of six (6) months.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record is required for this position.
We do not accept resumes in lieu of our application form, nor do we accept any application materials via email.
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Lucy Fernandez by e-mail at Lucy.Fernandez@ventura.org or by telephone at (805)654-3943.
County Of Ventura