City Of Wentzville   Wentzville, MO   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on July 3, 2024
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HOURLY RATE: $27.95 - $29.55

The City of Wentzville is seeking a dedicated and skilled Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Technician. This role is crucial in ensuring all City vehicles and equipment are in safe working order and extending City property's lifespan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide respectful, professional, and positive service in all interactions with co-workers, internal/external customers, community members, and the public.
  • Maintain a positive and productive work environment while ensuring compliance with the policies, procedures, goals, and objectives of the City, Department, and Division.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance, including checking for defective equipment, changing fluids, checking tires, and inspecting all safety-related equipment.
  • Conduct specialized repairs on vehicles and equipment such as engines, transmissions, steering, suspension, wiring, electric motors, snowplows, salt spreaders, and hydraulic systems.
  • Utilize welding and fabricating skills to repair and fabricate parts, frames, floors, hitches, molding, racks, toolboxes, and other equipment accessories.
  • Maintain and record an inventory of tools and parts.
  • Perform bodywork and painting to refinish vehicles and equipment after damage.
  • Track and record work performed, including vehicle mileage reports, explanations of repairs, and cost estimates.
  • Respond to winter storm operations on a 24-hour call basis as required, including repairing vehicles and equipment, plowing snow, and spreading salt to clear streets.
  • Perform all job duties safely and in compliance with safety policies and procedures.

The City of Wentzville is committed to being an employer of choice, offering prosperous and meaningful career opportunities and flexibility. The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, an employee assistance program, a discounted recreation center membership and much more.

This job posting will remain open until filled.


Job Qualifications – Education, experience, and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at the time of hire. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the operation of fleet equipment and machinery required.
  • Job-relevant certification/license, vocational/technical program completion, or completion of apprenticeship preferred.
  • Class A CDL preferred, or ability to obtain within 180 days of employment required.
  • Valid driver’s license required upon hire
  • EVT (Emergency Vehicle Technician) Certification required within 180 days of employment.
  • ASE Automobile A-Series Certifications required upon hire: 
    • A-1 Engine Repair
    • A-4  Suspension & Steering
    • A-5 Brakes
    • A-6 Electrical Systems
    • A-7 Heating & Air Conditioning
    • A-8 Engine Performance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills, and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Knowledge and experience in using HVLP spray guns, body repair tools, paint mixing equipment, and safety gear.
  • Proficiency in use of basic business software (word processing, spreadsheets, email, presentations) and basic office equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and track maintenance and inspection plans.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain concentrated focus.
  • Ability to provide exceptional service to internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with supervisors, co-workers, and customers by telephone, in writing, and in person.
  • Ability to use good judgment and think rationally in difficult or stressful situations.
  • Ability to develop goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work, as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize routine and robust tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently under moderate supervision and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to work under established processes and solve problems within defined parameters.  
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to safely drive vehicles used to transport materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty. Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable.

Apply online at www.wentzvillemo.gov/careers or click APPLY NOW. The City of Wentzville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.


City Of Wentzville

1001 Schroeder Creek Blvd.
Wentzville , MO