OPPORTUNITYMECHANICIIOPEN UNTIL FILLED The West County Transportation Agency is a Joint Powers Agency formed of seventeen school districts in Western Sonoma County. Our primary responsibility is to provide cooperative, centralized, costefficient,safeandchild-centeredschooltransportationtothestudentsoftheseschool districts. This is a full-time, year-round position and the incumbent will report to the Manager of Vehicle Maintenance. The shop is staffed by Lead Mechanics, Mechanic IIIs, Mechanic IIs, and several Service Persons. The Manager of Vehicle Maintenance and Facilities is the direct supervisor of this department. We focus on the team approach and building a positive working environment in this professional and well-equipped fleet shop. Mechanics at this Agency own and maintain their own tools. The Agency operates and maintains many different types of equipment. It is critical that the successful candidates have a strong background in preventive maintenance and a thorough knowledge of air brake systems and maintenance. We maintain compressed natural gas, gasoline, and diesel engines from all manufacturers and also maintain vehicles with cutting-edge technologies that require an openness to learn and utilize computer diagnostics. Starting salary will be based on experience between $19.65and $32.10per hour. The Agency offers excellent health, dental, and vision benefits for the employee and dependents. The Agency pays for a$50,000lifeinsurancepolicyforemployeesonly,pluspaidvacationtime,accumulatedsickleave,andCalPERS retirement package. There is an incentive for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence(ASE) certification and annual tool stipend. Interested persons must apply as soon as possible. The position is open until filled. Applications consist of an application packet. Resumes and letters of recommendation or any other supporting documentation are encouraged and may accompany the application. Applicants will be subject toa pre-employment drug test and a background check.