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AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES SPECIALIST

Recruitment #21-002715-0002

Introduction

It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to list all experience and answer all supplemental questions specifically and accurately may cause the candidate to be rejected.

GRADE

ASTD11

LOCATION OF POSITION

MSP Motor Vehicle Division

MSP Headquarters

1201 Reisterstown Rd.

Pikesville, MD 21208

POSITION DUTIES

The position functions as a Police Pursuit Vehicle Specialist and is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all Police Pursuit vehicles owned by the Maryland State Police, State Fire Marshal's Office and Vehicle Theft Prevention Council. This position maintains vehicles which will at any given time; have to exceed twice the posted speed limit, in all weather and road conditions. Tis position ensures the safe and reliable operating condition of all Police Pursuit vehicles. The safety of the Trooper as well as the motoring public traveling the Maryland roadways is critical.

Replace or repair components on MSP vehicles and schedule preventative maintenance.

Diagnose and repair mechanical/electrical malfunctions on MSP vehicles.

Road test vehicles, to ensure the safe operating condition.

Perform minor welding, cutting torch work and operate a drill press.

Operate all computer scan tools, to diagnose repairs.

Prepare necessary paperwork on completed repairs.

Other duties as assigned by Supervisory or Command personnel. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of the eighth grade.

Experience: Three years of experience servicing, maintaining and repairing motor vehicles or equipment, one year of which must have involved responsibility for performing major automotive repair work.

Notes:

1. Graduation from an accredited vocational/technical high school with a major in automotive mechanics, or a related field, may be substituted for up to three years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Mechanic  classifications or Automotive Maintenance Technician and Vehicle Maintenance specialty codes in the Mechanic or Maintenance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Experience supervising Automotive Services mechanic positions

2) Experience servicing fleet vehicles

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1.  Employees in this classification are subject to random substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

2.  In accordance with Section 2-204 (b) (6) of the Public Safety Article, candidates will be subject to an initial drug screening, a physical examination and a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.

SELECTION PROCESS

Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED and QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file. As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to: 

Maryland State Police 
Human Resources Division 
201 Reisterstown Road 
Pikesville, MD 21208 
ATTN: William Boniarski 

william.boniarski@maryland.gov

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.