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Job TitleEquipment Maintenance Crew Chief, Grade 22
LocationDerwood, MD, US
Organization NameGeneral Services
Medical ExamPhysical and Drug and Alcohol Screen
Background InvestigationNo
Financial DisclosureNo
Job Description

CLOSING DATE:  December 5, 2012 (extended)


Applicants who have previously applied for this position remain under consideration.


This position is only available only to employees of the Department of General Services interested in applying for a temporary promotion through a competitive process. Please note that should OMB later permit the department to fill this position on a permanent basis, the department has the discretion to either convert the promotion from a temporary to a permanent one without further competition OR to fill the position under a second competitive process.


Employee will be responsible for serving as a first-line supervisor directly supervising a shift of various levels of mechanics and lesser skilled employees who perform repairs and preventive maintenance on a wide variety of heavy duty vehicles, mobile equipment or commercial transit equipment. Duties include: scheduling and assigning work repairing vehicles; periodically inspecting work in progress or upon completion to see that repair and maintenance work are properly performed; furnishing technical advice on difficult/complex jobs; monitoring and enforcing preventive maintenance schedules; evaluating employee performance; approving employee leave requests; maintaining employee leave and attendance records; and working with County departments/agencies to resolve, repair/maintenance problems; entering data and reviewing data posted to the computerized information system. Employee will work on specific shifts to be assigned, based on a 24/7 hour operation.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Six (6) years of journey level experience in the vehicle repair trade in either heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment, commercial transit equipment, and/or fire/rescue apparatus and equipment; or any combination thereof totaling six (6) years.

Education: Completion of high school or High School Certificate of completion recognized in the State of Maryland, or High School equivalency certificate.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


At Time of Employment Application: Possession of a valid current Class "C" (or equivalent) motor vehicle operator's license from applicant's state of residence.

First Day of County Employment: Possession of either a valid Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with air brakes and passenger endorsement, or a valid Instructional Permit for a Class "A" or "B" CDL with air brakes and passenger endorsement issued by applicant's state of residence. (Positions assigned to MCFRS require a valid Class "A" CDL.)

Upon Completion of Probationary Period: Possession of a valid Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with air brakes and passenger endorsement issued by employee's state of residence; and Federal Environmental Protection Agency Air Conditioning Certification (Clean Air Act, 1990, Section 608 and 609) appropriate to the equipment serviced and inspected. ASE Master Certification in Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks within eighteen months of appointment to a position in this class.

Preferred Criteria

Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.


1. B.S. in Automotive related area or graduation from an automotive trade school. (An equivalent amount of relevant work experience will be considered.)


2. Experience supervising staff to include evaluating employee performance and approving leave requests.


3. Experience applying the principles, practices, and concepts of automotive/ heavy equipment fleet operations and management.


4. Experience scheduling, assigning and reviewing work in progress and, upon completion, to see that repair and maintenance work are properly performed.


5. Experience using automated systems technology and software applications.


If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.


All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position.  All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria.  Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview.  Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

Minimum Salary50854
Maximum Salary84163
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