Job Vacancy Announcement - Emergency Vehicle Tech 1

Job Vacancy Announcement

Emergency Vehicle Technician 1 – Fleet Services

Location: Headquarters- Atlanta

Pay grade: H – Job Code: ITP070

Salary Minimum: $48,000.00



The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD). 

We currently have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an Emergency Vehicle Technician 1/Fleet Services in the Administrative Services Division.

DPS operates a full service, fleet installation facility at its headquarters location in Atlanta. The Fleet Services Division is responsible for all vehicular related services. This includes emergency vehicle upfitting and equipment repairs for all Department of Public Safety vehicles. In addition, Fleet Services also performs vehicle surplus, vehicle preventative maintenance, and operates a wrecker / vehicle transport service.


This position is perfect for candidates who seek a challenging opportunity to serve the citizens of Georgia while providing critical support to the sworn officers within the department. This position will provide a challenging opportunity without compromising work/life balance and includes an excellent benefits package.

A typical workday includes, but is not limited to:

  • Under supervision, perform the upfitting of various makes and models of pursuit and non-pursuit vehicles for the Georgia State Patrol, Motor Carrier Compliance, and the Georgia Capitol Police. This includes the installation of warning lights, mobile radios, in-car camera systems, license plate readers, computer docks, printers, prisoner partitions, K-9 kennels, push bumpers and vehicle graphics.
  • Complete vehicle checkouts per DPS policy and guidelines.
  • Diagnosis and repair of both scheduled and non-scheduled repairs.
  • Complete work orders to be turned into the shop supervisor daily.
  • Perform mobile radio upgrades.
  • Perform in- car camera system upgrades.
  • Complete equipment and property transfer forms as required by DPS policy.


Selected applicant must pass a pre-employment background investigation. This includes a review of criminal, driver’s, and credit history. No polygraph examination is required for this position.


Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience OR Three years of related experience OR One year at the lower-level Telecommunications Tech Spv. (ITT043) or position equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current certification as Law Enforcement Vehicle Technician.
  • One year of experience in the installation of LED warning systems.
  • One year of experience in the installation of in-car camera systems.
  • One year of experience in the installation of mobile radios in emergency vehicles.

Application deadline:  Thursday, October 5, 2023


This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.


The Georgia Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, age, disability or genetic information.


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