Equipment Mechanic-Entry/Journey/Master Job at Napa, Napa County, California

Equipment Mechanic-Entry/Journey/Master

City of Napa , California

Job Information 


Public Works

Mid Level


$71,282.00 - $86,121.00 Annually

Application Deadline 


03/01/2021 11:59 PM PST

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Are you looking to grow your experience and skills with a local government agency? Are you collaborative and hardworking in all that you do? Are you knowledgeable in the equipment, parts, tools, materials, diagnostics, repair techniques, and supplies used in the repair of a diverse range of City equipment?

If so, then apply to be the next Equipment Mechanic (Journey) for the City of Napa's Fleet Crew!

The Public Works Maintenance Division is responsible for operating and maintaining a wide range of City infrastructure and equipment. The Fleet Team works in our General Maintenance Division, which maintains every City vehicle from a lawnmower to a fire truck! We are looking for an individual who takes initiative and has experience working on standard as well as more complicated equipment and vehicles. The selected candidate will be a self-motivated team player with great customer service and organizational skills. You will be responsible for  tuning up, servicing and making minor and major mechanical repairs to gasoline, diesel, and electric powered automobiles, trucks, police and fire emergency vehicles, construction, turf and maintenance equipment. 

In addition to meeting qualifications, you will have experience in demonstrating the following:

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills- Works in a multifaceted environment with excellent attention to detail and knowledge of safety practices.
  • Building Trust- Interacts with others in a way that gives others confidence in their intentions and those of the organization.
  • Managing Work- Optimally managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Continuous Learning- Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly crafting and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Initiating Action - Taking timely action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Safety Focus- Identifying and improving conditions that affect own and others’ safety; upholding safety standards.
  • Adaptability- Maintains efficiency when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts successfully to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures; adapts quickly to change and easily considers innovative approaches.

For a full, detailed job description, click here.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment is intended to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future full-time regular and/or limited-term vacancies as they occur during the active status of the employment list. The active status of this employment list will be at least 6 months and no more than 1 year unless abolished sooner or extended beyond that date in accordance with the Civil Service Rules.





The City of Napa utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad outreach efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to take part in a process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, an eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments and eligible lists may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work.

The promulgated eligibility list for this recruitment will be at least six months, unless extended or abolished sooner.

What happens next?

  • We will review your application and all supplemental materials to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process. Screening will include a review of minimum qualifications, application appraisal rating of education, training and experience and relevance of background qualifications related to the target job as well as supplemental questions if applicable.
  • Applicants selected to move forward in the process may be asked to participate in any combination of the following (at any phase of the selection process): a written examination, job related exercise, phone interview, in-person interview(s), and/or web-based testing.
  • Based on the City Charter, the final phase of the selection process is the Probationary Period, which in most cases is 6 months, but may be one year depending on your classification.
  • When three or fewer candidates are available, the testing procedures outlined in the Job Announcement may be waived by the Human Resources.

Reasonable Accommodations: The City of Napa Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate qualified disabled applicants. Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the testing process must inform the HR Department in writing by the final filing date. A Reasonable Accommodation Request Form is available from HR and may be obtained by calling 707-257-9505, or dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service, offering free text-to-speech, speech-to-speech, and Spanish-language services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The City of Napa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace will maximize our talents to benefit the residents we serve.


1541 Second Street

Napa, CA 94559