TRAINING: Successful completion of one (1) year of training in automotive technology at an accredited community college or vocational school. Please submit proof of successful completion of one (1) year of training in automotive technology with your application. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required year of formal training may substitute one (1) year of experience in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel engines, motorized vehicles and equipment.
NOTE: An Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in one of the following specialties from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence may be substituted for the formal training: A-1 Engine Repair, A-6 Electrical/Electronic Systems, A-8 Engine Performance. If you are substituting a certification for the formal training please submit a copy of your ceritfication with your application. Failure to do so will result in ineligiblity.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Please submit a copy of your license with your application.
Appointees will be required to obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated, within one (1) year of appointment.
The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles operated, rests with the Appointing Authority.
In accordance with Federal regulation 82:40, appointees responsible for the repair or servicing of motor vehicle air conditioners are required to possess and maintain a valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification, commensurate with the type of equipment serviced, issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
In accordance with the New Jersey Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation 29 CFR 1910.178(l) (1), appointees responsible for the operation of industrial trucks (powered forklifts) will be required to obtain and maintain a current certification as a Powered Industrial Truck Operator issued by the New Jersey Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Appointees may be required to successfully complete retraining.
In accordance with NJAC 13:20-45.16, appointees responsible for performing emissions repairs to gasoline-fueled vehicles are required to possess and maintain a current certification as an Emissions Repair Technician.
In accordance with NJAC 13:20-43.17, appointees responsible for performing emissions inspections to motor vehicles are required to possess and maintain a current certification as a Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspector.
Affected appointees are required to maintain valid certifications, and successfully complete the re-certification processes within the timeframes mandated by statute.
Appointees will be required to obtain certification as a forest fire fighter with the Department of Environmental Protection.
Appointees will be required to meet forest fire fighting qualifications in accordance with the Department of Environmental Protection guidelines on an annual basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Only on-line applications will be accepted for this announcement. Please disregard the first sentence in #2 under IMPORTANT INFORMATION below. You must select the online application option for this announcement.