Mechanic - $4,000 Sign On Bonus
The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation, and achievement to the people we support.
For 80 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere.
We are searching for a Mechanic to join our team. We are currently offering a $4,000 Sign On Bonus! *See below for details.
This position is based out of our Transportation Department. The Center’s Transportation services makes it easier for the individuals and families we serve to take advantage of every available opportunity for program participation and service utilization. Over 500 individuals use our safe, professional transportation services every day. Our fleet of 66 specialized vehicles are equipped to transport children and adults who have disabilities and mobility challenges to Center programs, Center residences, healthcare providers, and other community locations throughout the Capital Region. The New York State Department of Transportation certifies the fleet of vehicles, and our drivers need to be certified by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Maintain all department vehicles and equipment in proper and safe operating condition and to comply with all department policies and DOT regulations. Will perform preventative maintenance and repairs to a fleet of over 65 buses and vans. Will be required to fill in as vehicle driver on a relief or emergency basis, in addition to performing basic dispatch duties-evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Maintain all department vehicles and equipment in proper and safe operating condition and to comply with all department policies and DOT Regulations.
- Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to a fleet of over 80 buses and vans.
- Incumbent will be required to fill in as vehicle driver on a relief or emergency basis
- Commercial Driver’s License B with passenger endorsement
- At least 5 years of experience, specifically in automotive repair or service and driving
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds independently
*Sign on bonus: Eligible for new hires in a full time status (minimum of 30 hours per week). Rehires are not eligible for sign on bonus. Must be in good standing and an active employee at time of payout. Bonus to be paid out incrementally.
At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices.