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Fire Master Mechanic



$35.47 - $43.11 Hourly 

$6,148.13 - $7,472.40 Monthly 

$73,777.60 - $89,668.80 Annually 


OPENING DATE: 02/06/19 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 



About the Position: The Olympia Fire Department's Fleet Maintenance program is looking for an energetic, eager, team-oriented and customer-focused Fire Mechanic for the Fleet Maintenance program. This group is responsible for sustaining a Regional Repair Facility for Fire and EMS vehicles, small engines, and equipment. The Master Mechanic's responsibilities include performing preventive and corrective maintenance on Fire Department and county-owned light duty and heavy equipment, fire apparatus, and department equipment.


Ideal Candidate Profile: 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Work independently, be a self starter, bring enthusiasm and a high level of energy to the position. 
  • Be accountable for producing quality workmanship and completing maintenance tasks and assignments in a safe and timely manner. 
  • Have three years journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy-duty equipment. 
  • Have a Medium-Heavy-Truck ASE Certification and/or EVT Certification. 


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: 

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on Fire Department and county-owned light-duty and heavy equipment, fire apparatus, and department equipment. 
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and repairs diesel and gasoline-powered engines, automatic electronic transmissions and transaxles, manual drive trains and axles, drive shafts, differentials, suspension and steering systems, hydraulic/air/anti-lock brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, heating and air conditioning systems, low-pressure air systems, fuel systems, lubrication systems, exhaust systems, hydraulic systems, radio systems, and other types of communication equipment. 
  • Generates and maintains vehicle and equipment maintenance records and work orders; makes emergency service calls when necessary and assists other Mechanics as needed. 
  • Punctual, regular and reliable attendance is essential for successful job performance. 

To Apply 

Submit your resume by attaching it to your application. This is a continuous recruitment. To be eligible for the first round of interviews submit your application by February 28, 2019. Only electronic applications are accepted. 

Contact Information If you have questions about the position and/or requirements; please contact Larry Elliott, Operations Supervisor, at (360)753-8471 or

Posted: Feb 7, 2019,
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