Ventura CountyVentura 93009

Assists mechanics with vehicle body repairs, or preventative maintenance of automobiles, trucks, and heavy equipment.

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Fleet Services Student Worker

Ventura County
080 per week Ventura County General Services, 800 S Victoria Ave, Ventura, CA 93009, United States
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Overview

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.

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.
 
Typical Qualifications

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.

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