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Job Title: Chelan County Motor Pool Garage Manager
Department: Chelan County Public Works Motor Pool
Job Type: NonExempt
Salary: $ 3,912.13 - $ 4,515.33 / Monthly  
Posted: March 09, 2017
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Job Location

Chelan County Public Works Motor Pool
316 Washington Street, Suite 402
Wenatchee, WA 98801



Manages the repairs of county vehicles by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.  This department provides the efficient vehicle service of sixteen (16) county departments and approximately 135 vehicles, including 8-10 rental vehicles for countywide use.  Prepare the annual budget for the Motor Pool.  Reviews and approves departmental expenses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Examining vehicle and discussing with customer or auto tech the nature and extent of damages, repairs or malfunction.
  • Planning work procedures and scheduling, warranty analysis and recalls.
  • Preventive maintenance.  Analysis and implementing.
  • Thorough understanding of computer controlled systems and onboard diagnostics.
  • Ability to fabricate and design components needed for patrol vehicles.
  • Understanding of Ford Motor Company’s VCM II System operation.
  • Installing, diagnosing, and testing VHF radios, antennas, and power supplies.
  • Complete knowledge of tires – wear patterns, speed ratings, and abuse.
  • DC Electronics, primary wiring, circuit analysis.
  • Rewiring ignition system, lights, and instrument panels.
  • Diagnosing electronic anti-lock brake systems, electronic steering systems.
  • Computer skills, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and internet.
  • Entering in time, inventory, repair orders and budget using Public Works WinCams System.
  • Answering and directing incoming telephone calls.


Directly supervises one (1) employee and jail inmates.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); (15 years experience); or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exist s. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Understanding outsourced estimates and ability to make educated decisions on repairs.


Continuing education and updates on various vehicle systems.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Additional Information

To apply, submit Completed Chelan County Application, resume and letter of intent to Chelan County Human Resources, 400  Douglas Street, #201, Wenatchee,  WA  98801 or email to

Applications must be received by Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 12:00 noon.