Lead Automotive Mechanic (Multiple Vacancies)

Broward College
Central Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Profile Summary

Under limited supervision the purpose of the job is to perform major mechanical work in the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of automotive and associated college-owned equipment. Employees in this job classification are responsible for diagnosing, repair and maintaining a variety of college-owned vehicles, equipment and function in a lead worker capacity for other automotive repair as required. Performs related work as directed.  

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Five or more years as an Automotive Technician.

Minimum Certification/Licenses:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License required or, as a condition of continued employment, a Valid Florida Driver’s License within 30 days after beginning employed by the College.

Essential Functions:

  • Utilizes equipment in a safe and productive manner to perform grounds maintenance and associated repair work.
  • Interprets job assignments and completes work with minimal supervision.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet schedules.
  • Requisitions materials and supplies through Supervisor for projects and coordinates the efficient use of student workers, resources and equipment.
  • Coordinates ground maintenance equipment repair and maintenance projects at multiple sites; analyzes and resolves work problems, and assists workers in solving problems.
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry standard and keeps up to date with required certifications.
  • Makes recommendations to Landscape Supervisors, Direct Supervisor on equipment needs and safety concerns.
  • Trains and directs subordinates in the use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Oversight of vehicle cleaning schedule.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to recognize needs of unit and own responsibility.
  • Knowledge of ASE engine repair, ASE engine performance, and CDL w/air brake.
  • Knowledge of the standard servicing characteristics of automotive and related equipment.
  • Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward College Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to manage projects.

Job Title

Lead Automotive Mechanic (Multiple Vacancies)  

Position Number


Job Status

Full time Regular    


Vehicle Equipment Maintenance  


Central Campus    

Pay Grade



$45,700 - $52,600 Salary commensurate with education and experience.  

Work Shift


Work Schedule

Monday - Friday   

Hours Per Week


Posting End Date

Open Until Filled   


To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume is required. The first review date of applications will begin on April 29, 2022.   

Designated Essential Personnel


FLSA Status


Position Classification

Professional Technical Staff (PTS)   

Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email document to jobs@broward.edu or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification” section of the application**

Please refer to link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents. https://www.broward.edu/jobs/_docs/tutorial_external_applicant_broward_college.pdf.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.


Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Vice President for Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at nanders1@broward.edu.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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