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Lead Fire/EVT Technician Job Opening in Coral Springs

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January 19, 2023 | FLORIDA MICHAEL MOSER, BAS, CFO, Deputy Fire Chief
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Under general direction, the purpose of this position is to oversee and participate in the daily operation of skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel driven engines and related Fire Rescue apparatus & equipment. Employees in this classification perform in a lead capacity and are responsible for prioritizing, troubleshooting and overseeing the repair and maintenance of a wide variety of Fire Rescue apparatus. Duties require the performance of skilled mechanical repair work and troubleshooting.


-Supervises, prioritizes and oversees the maintenance & repair of the Fire Rescue Fleet, including scheduling maintenance repairs on Fire apparatus, light duty vehicles and equipment.
-Participates in repairing, troubleshooting and diagnosing fire apparatus & equipment, including hydraulic & air brake systems, P/M, electrical systems, hydraulics, fuel, cooling, CAFS, A/C, pumps and drivelines.
-Maintains various records, reports and manuals, for example, Preventive Maintenance schedules, parts inventory, vehicle titles/registrations, daily checkout reports, pump & aerial testing.
-Inspects repair and maintenance work performed by EVT Technicians.
-Maintains active communication with various departments for the dissemination of information regarding Fire Rescue apparatus & equipment repairs. Maintains effective and professional relationships with work colleagues and Fire Department personnel.
-Prepares performance evaluations of subordinate EVT technicians.
-Researches and sources Fire Rescue apparatus parts & supplies.
-Maintains cleanliness of garage facilities and equipment.
-Instructs technicians in proper repair procedures, maintaining accurate records & repair history, assist with parts identification and orders, regularly updates supervisor’s status of Fire Fleet.
-Responsible for ordering and maintaining on hand stock parts and fire equipment
-Provides input on equipment needs and services for Fire Rescue apparatus.


-Associates Degree or vocational/Technical courses. A minimum of seven (7) years responsible/hands on experience in automotive and heavy equipment/machinery maintenance and repair required. Experience with Fire vehicles, equipment and apparatus; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

-Must possess and maintain a Class "B" with air brakes Florida Commercial Drivers License. Must possess and maintain A/C Recycling Certification. Must possess and maintain at least one Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium/Heavy Duty and Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Aerial and Pump certifications.


Health, Dental, Vision Coverage:
-Active 1st of the month after 30 days
-Spousal exclusion policy applies

-401A (7% City contribution, increases to 9% after 7 years)
-457 Roth & Roth IRA plan options

Life Insurance:
-$75,000 city paid (additional optional life and other voluntary insurance plans available)

Long Term Disability:
-Paid by City

-11 days per year

Wellbeing Hours:
-40 hours, available after 6 months of employment

Annual Leave:
-12 days first year, increases after fifth year

Sick Leave:
-12 days annually; sick leave incentive plan

Family Friendly:
-Flexible hours and schedules to accommodate employee and City needs
-City employee children enrollment preference at Coral Springs Charter School

Employee Recognition:
-Annual performance feedback and merit increases
-Shining Star and Bright Spot monetary recognition awards

Well Being:
-Behavioral Health Access Program
-Comprehensive Wellness Program
-Employee Health & Wellness Center
-Free Gym Membership
-Free Yoga Classes
-Wellness Portal
-Wellness Education (Lunch & Learns)
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
-Free onsite health coaching
-Discounts through Tickets at Work

Full-time employment with the City of Coral Springs qualifies you for Public Service Loan Forgiveness once you meet all requirements. Please check website for details.

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