City of Portland - Mechanic


Public Works Department – Fleet Services – Schedule to be Monday thru Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – The Department of Public Works seeks a skilled individual who will perform general service, overhaul and repair work on light and heavy-duty trucks and other automotive and mechanical equipment with a focus on heavy-duty.  Requires knowledge of diagnosis, operation of gasoline and diesel engines, and standard practices of the mechanic trade; Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license or have ability to obtain within six months (must provide license number); must possess valid Vehicle Inspection License A (D preferred) and must provide copies of license; must undergo a pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain a good driving record.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.  Assignment and pay grade will be based on inspection license status, skills and ASE certifications. 

Starting pay rate $723.20/week to $798.80/week, plus additional $1.00/hour stipend.  Excellent benefit package which includes tool and clothing allowances, and additional $.25/hr. for each ASE up to $2.00.


City Benefits

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For more information or to apply online visit the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website at

 - And / Or -

Apply at/send cover letter and resume to the

City of Portland, Maine

Human Resources Office

389 Congress St., Room 115

 Portland, ME 04101

Email to

Fax to (207) 874-8937

Deadline for applications:  Wednesday, January 22, 2020



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