Job Vacancy Announcement: Mechanic 2/Garage-Fleet Services

Job Vacancy Announcement: Mechanic 2/Garage-Fleet Services
Location: Department of Public Safety- Headquarters- Atlanta (Fulton County)

Pay Grade – G     Job Code –FET061

Salary Range: $40,000.00- $43,000.00

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 a Mechanic 2 in the Garage/Fleet Services of the Administrative Services Division.

DPS operates a full service garage operation at its headquarters location in Atlanta. The Garage procures and outfits for use all Georgia State Patrol vehicles. Vehicle identification markings, blue lights, communications and other specialized law enforcement equipment are installed by the Garage. Vehicle repairs are either handled in-house or contracted out to private sources. A parts department is maintained and the Garage also handles vehicle surplus and a wrecker 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:


  • Evaluates condition and operability of equipment.


  • Inspects completed work for conformity to specifications.


  • Insures that parts for installation or maintenance meet required standards.


  • Inspects and makes repair estimates for damaged vehicles and equipment from oil servicing to more major repairs.


  • Performs maintenance and repair to equipment, automobiles, trucks, and other engine driven equipment.



Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's/Vocational/Technical degree in area of assignment from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in area of assignment OR Two years of experience in the area of assignment OR One year of experience at the lower level Mechanic 1 (FET060) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require specific licensure. 


Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with law enforcement vehicles.  



Application deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022

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Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted. This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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