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Department of Lands

300 N. 6th Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho
83720-0050

WEBSITE:
www.idl.idaho.gov/

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(208) 334-0205

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Mechanic

Mechanic

Department of Lands

Open for Recruitment: June 15, 2017 - June 29, 2017
Announcement # 06347022801
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Coeur d'Alene

The Idaho Department of Lands has an opening for a permanent .67 position (average of 30 hours a week) Mechanic – Fire Bureau located in Coeur d'Alene.

 

Become part of an organization where you will work with dedicated people who are committed and skilled in managing and protecting Idaho’s natural resources.

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) believes in its employees and values stewardship, service, accountability and cohesiveness. Our goals emphasize our people and processes, financial stewardship, and customer focus.  We strive for a culture in which leadership equips, entrusts and expects employees to make decisions in fulfillment of our mission.  View our Strategic Plan here.

Under the direction of the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners, IDL manages more than 2.4 million acres of state endowment trust land under a constitutional mandate to produce maximum long-term financial returns for public schools and several other State of Idaho institutions.  Leases and other contracts are used to authorize revenue generating activities such as timber harvest, grazing, farming, mining, commercial use, residential use, and conservation in a prudent and sustainable manner.

Managing endowment trust lands is only part of our story. We also protect public resources such as water quality, fish, wildlife habitat, and recreation on public trust lands, and ensure the protection of water quality and other resources by overseeing forestry and mining practices across all ownerships in the state. We also work to reclaim abandoned mines in Idaho. One of our most important resource protection responsibilities is fire prevention and suppression.  We also provide assistance to landowners to manage their forestlands, work with communities to plant trees in urban settings, help keep working forests working through the Forest Legacy Program, and work with many partners to promote healthy forests on a landscape level. IDL also is the administrative arm of the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Good knowledge of: safety precautions and procedures relating to mechanical equipment and repair shops; the use, care, and disposal of hazardous automotive material and waste.
  • Experience:
    • Diagnosing and repairing gasoline and/or diesel automotive and construction type equipment
    • Using mechanics' tools and related specialized equipment to perform maintenance
    • Repair and overhaul of engines and related drive train, electrical, and hydraulic systems
    • Preparing records and reports
    • Diagnosing and repairing electronic and computer controlled motor vehicle systems
    • Reading and interpreting technical service manuals

Possession of:

  • Valid driver's license 

Special Requirements:

  • Position requires employee to accept rotational on-call assignments to serve as the CDA Shop duty officer for after hours mechanic related work during fire season. This may require mechanic to repair fire apparatus on or near the fire grounds and or in remote locations. Overtime, weekend work and travel will be likely, especially during the summer months.

Examination:  Education and Experience. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete. To preview the examination for this position, click on "Preview Exam" below. You will not be able to apply from this screen. Please follow the directions under "How to Apply."

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. 

When completing your online application information, please select:

  • Department of Lands under "Agencies"
  • Part-time employment under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Coeur d'Alene under "Cities."

When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist.  The items in the Application Checklist include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job type.  Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.


Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Department of Lands!


 

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Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.