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Automotive Technician I

City of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, USA


Kind of Work

Under the supervision of a higher classification, work involves responsibility for performing routine tasks in servicing automotive equipment, including oil and water, checking batteries, lubrication, cleaning of equipment, tire repairs and routine manual work. Employees of this class may also perform general custodial duties in maintaining service areas and buildings. Work is reviewed through comments and reports of operating personnel and by the observation of equipment performance; and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency Diploma issued by a State Department of Education.* 
  2.  One (1) year of full time experience in the servicing of light and/or heavy duty automotive equipment.

NOTE:  For internal applicants, the following Employee Growth and Development courses may be substituted for the High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency Diploma issued by a State Department of Education:
Reading Comprehension (COMM 100)
Business Math (COMP 410)

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification. 

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%. All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years. 
This is an original entrance examination.