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Certified Master Mechanic

Great Parks
10245 Winton Rd.
Cincinnati OH 45231

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $24.12 To $30.12 Hourly
Posted Date: 05/02/2024
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Certified Master Mechanic

Job Description

Join our team as a Full Time Certified Master Mechanic at Winton Woods. The Certified Master Mechanic will perform skilled mechanical and electrical repairs to park district vehicles and equipment. They will manage the shop workflow, work independently, and travel between parks to perform job requirements as needed.


Job Responsibilities

  • Uses tools provided to perform skilled mechanical and electrical repairs to gasoline and diesel engines in vehicles, trucks, mowers, truckers, tractors, and other equipment. Replaces mechanical parts, overhauls engines, repairs transmissions, repairs hydraulic controls and drive systems, installs water pumps, adjusts carburetors, and performs other repairs to maintain proper operating condition. Uses diagnostic tools in the repair of electrical systems and computer-controlled drive trains.
  • Discuss the cost/benefit of repair versus replacement with appropriate Fleet Managers.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and determine proper repair methods within standard practice. Operates testing equipment to diagnose problems and validate repairs.
  • Performs service on Park Ranger vehicles, emergency communications equipment, and high-performance vehicle systems in emergency vehicles. Maintains and installs various law enforcement-related peripherals and equipment in Ranger vehicles.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance to vehicles and equipment: changes oil replaces belts, lubricates moving parts, rotates tires, replaces brakes, changes filters and hoses, checks fluid levels, tunes engines, installs shock absorbers, and other preventive maintenance.
  • Facilitates vehicle and equipment repair workflow in assigned parks and across the park system. Coordinates work with the Fleet Manager.
  • Completes repair and maintenance records reflecting work performed, parts used, problems encountered, labor costs, and other required information. Maintains an inventory of replacement parts and accessories.
  • Loads and unloads trucks—trailers equipment to and from parks and repair facilities. Orders and picks up vehicle parts needed for maintenance.
  • Purchases parts and services, maintains purchasing card records.
  • Completes all required paid manufacturer or vendor-provided training.
  • Exhibits regular and punctual attendance. Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks (GP) ‘s policies, procedures, and performance expectations.
  • Works according to assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.



An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework, and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of five years experience in mechanical repair of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.


Additional Requirements

  • ASE Certification is required in at least two out of eight categories of Automobile & Light Truck Repair (A Series; Certification Tests A1-A8). ASE-Certified Master Mechanic and EVT L-1 (Law Enforcement Vehicle Installation) certification are required within 12 months of employment.
  • State motor vehicle operator’s license that meets current carrier guidelines. Successful completion of paid manufacturer or vendor-provided training after employment is required.



We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance; paid vacation, 11 holidays, and sick time; enrollment in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System; and free or discounted use of many Great Parks of Hamilton County recreational activities.


Application Process

Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law.


About the Organization

At Great Parks, our team members work together to preserve and protect natural resources and provide outdoor recreation and education to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations. Be a part of an inclusive organization that enriches the region by inspiring nature-based experiences, celebrating cultural heritage, and building strong and healthy communities through our dedicated staff, volunteers, and friends.


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