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PARTS TECHNICIAN

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024
  • Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
  • The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
  • If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
  • After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City’s Human Resources Department.
  • The City’s Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City’s Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
  • Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.

The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Description

CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED

DEPARTMENT: FIRE GARAGE

LOCATION: 832 W. HURLBURT

HOURS: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Monday through Friday

This is specialized technical parts store work. The work involves procuring and issuing fleet parts, tools and supplies for equipment maintenance personnel in one location; utilizing the central computerized purchasing system to accomplish and document purchases; maintaining and utilizing manual and computerized recordkeeping systems; setting up, stocking and maintaining parts and supplies inventories at one location; and performing special projects as assigned. The work is performed within established guidelines and under the general supervision of the Assistant Fire Chief and involves the regular exercise of independent judgment relative to purchasing decisions, priority setting, and other aspects of the work.

EMPLOYEE’S MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY OF PEORIA. AN EMPLOYEE’S UNAUTHORIZED RESIDENCY OUTSIDE THE CITY OF PEORIA SHALL BE GROUNDS FOR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION.

Examples of Duties

Works with staff in procuring all parts and supplies required to perform the functions of the division.

Obtains prices or bids on materials prior to purchase.

Receives items from vendors.

Maintains proper inventory levels as specified.

Picks up emergency parts and supplies as required.

Returns unneeded parts to vendors.

Records items placed in stock on inventory cards.

Interviews prospective vendors and maintains working relationships with local vendors.

Checks computer for stocking levels and part locations as necessary.

Maintains parts and equipment manuals in good order.

Files completed job orders and equipment data sheets.

Maintains the parts room in a clean and orderly manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; and two to four years of progressively responsible related experience, required to have a valid State Driver’s License. Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job considered.

Supplemental Information

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

Parts, equipment and supplies utilized in a fleet maintenance operation.

Principles and practices of inventory systems.

All applicable purchasing policies and procedures.

Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.

Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals.

All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.