Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespectProfessionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis. As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.


This position performs routine preventive maintenance, diagnostic and repair work on vehicles and equipment.
Responsibilities include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance on City automotive vehicle fleet; performs diagnostic procedures on hydraulic, electronic and mechanical systems
  • Perform routine scheduled maintenance on automotive operating systems
  • Prepare basic reports related to the maintenance function
  • May be required to transport vehicles or service calls
  • Store and handle hazardous materials in accordance with EPA and City standards
  • Perform a variety of maintenance tasks including washing and steam cleaning equipment
  • Maintain fluid levels in a diverse fleet vehicles and equipment
  • Repair, replace, change and rotate tires
  • Maintain and repair shop related equipment
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 1 year of automotive experience.
Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements on a year for year basis.

  • Valid Driver's License.

Knowledge: Knowledge of automotive equipment maintenance; maintenance and repair tools and equipment; and applicable safety practices and procedures.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; accurately follow verbal and written instructions; correctly maintain and repair assigned vehicles or equipment; meet service deadlines; keep records relating to the maintenance function; and lift 50 pounds repetitively.
Skills:   Skill in the use of assigned tools and equipment. Ability to identify vehicle and equipment repair needs.

Equipment Required:
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.


Physical Demands: Moderate to heavy physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds without assistance or 100 pounds with assistance; frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds; regular walking and standing; frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling; considerable eye/hand/foot coordination to operate tools and automotive equipment as well as for driving equipment and vehicles; vision to read manuals, gauges and meters; speech and hearing to receive and provide technical information and instructions.
Work Environment: Works in an automotive shop/yard with frequent time spent outdoors in all types of weather conditions; regular exposure to dust, noise and fumes related to automotive repair.
Equipment Used: Standard business and professional equipment and tools including computers with applicable diagnostic and records management applications. Drives vehicles and equipment in and out of shop; uses tools and equipment related to heavy equipment and vehicle repair.

For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

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