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HARRIS COUNTY Service Writer (Mechanic Shop) in Houston, Texas

Position Description The mission of Precinct One * Precinct One’s mission is that we are committed to become a national model for delivering responsive public service utilizing inclusive, innovative, and collaborative approaches to improve the quality of life, advance equality of opportunity, and promote fair treatment of all people in Harris County. *What you will do at Precinct One * Harris County Commissioner Precinct One has an opening for a Service Writer within our Roads & Bridges Department. The selected candidate will be tasked with writing service repair orders for vehicles and equipment requiring service and maintenance. In addition, you will track inventory; receive, track and return parts ordered and manage the distribution of all fleet units. The successful candidate will monitor the status of internal and external work orders and communicate with user departments and fleet supervisors regarding the status of work and drop off and pick up of equipment sent out for repairs. Requirements *What you will bring to Precinct One* Minimum Requirements * * High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent * Three (3) years of experience and/or training in automotive/mechanical maintenance * *Experience may substitute for education at a level deemed appropriate for the *position* * Valid Texas Driver’s License * Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Knowledge of fleet management operation procedures * Knowledge of Fleetwave beneficial What you get in return You will be surrounded by coworkers who bring their best to work each day. Passionate people that want to make a difference in the communities Precinct One serves along with Harris County as a whole. Harris County employees receive a competitive salary plus medical, dental, and vision insurance at no cost to the employee after the first two months of full-time continued employment. Vacation, sick time, and floating holidays allow our employees to recharge and balance work and personal time. Mandatory participation in our retirement program allows employees to save for retirement. Various other benefits and discounts lead to the satisfaction and engagement of our employees. About the Roads & Bridges Department * The Roads & Bridges Department’s mission is to offer a responsive public service while executing a high level of maintenance on Precinct One roads, bridges, hike and bike trails, and county right-of-ways in order to improve mobility and the quality of life for the constituents of Precinct One. About Precinct One There are four precincts in Harris County. The four elected commissioners, along with an elected county judge, serve as members of Harris County Commissioners Court, the administrative head of the county’s government. With approximately 1.1 million residents, Harris County Precinct One is a diverse, urban precinct that covers 363 square miles. Precinct One’s multi-racial, multi-ethnic population is roughly 39 percent African American, 37 percent Latino, 18 percent Anglo, 5 percent Asian, and 1 percent other. Precinct One, which includes 876 miles of road, stretches south to Brazoria County and reaches into eastern and northern sections of Harris County. The Precinct’s territory includes a large section of Downtown Houston, including the Downtown Harris County Courthouse Complex, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and the BBVA Compass Stadium. Other notable landmarks include the 263-acre NRG Park Complex and the renowned Texas Medical Center. The Precinct is also the higher educational home to Houston Community College, Rice University, Texas Southern University, the University of Houston, and the University of St. Thomas. Precinct One manages more than 20 parks, 11 community centers, numerous hike-and-bike trails, three maintenance service centers, and several area offices, all of which provide an array of services to Precinct One residents. Precinct One’s mission is that we are committed to become a national model for delivering responsive public service utilizing inclusive, innovative, and collaborative approaches to improve the quality of life, advance equality of opportunity, and promote the fair treatment of all people in Harris County. How to apply * If this job sounds interesting, you meet the required qualifications and you can see yourself working for Precinct One in our Roads & Bridges Department, we invite you to apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx *Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer * https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx *NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but* ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume"* will not be accepted for qualifications. General Information Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date or at the discretion of the Hiring Department. Salary: Depends on Qualifications Location: Houston, TX Job Type: Regular Full-time Department: Commissioner Precinct 1 Job Number: 06666 Closing: 8/13/2021 11:59 PM Central Agency: Harris County Address: 1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240 Houston, Texas, 77002 Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx