Scot Chamberlain, Director
40 McMaster Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020
(518) 885-2225
Thank you for your interest in employment with one of the fastest growing, most unique and popular counties in Upstate New York. We are proud to be frequently recognized for a high standard of living and quality of life.
Automotive Repairer
Saratoga County Department of Public Works
SALARY: $50,533
*Plus excellent benefits, compensation plan and NYS Retirement System enrollment*
This is skilled work involving responsibility for the overhaul, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of automotive and/or equipment including but not limited to engines, motors, motor-powered equipment, heavy construction, truck and automotive machinery. The work requires a thorough knowledge of the heavy truck/construction equipment repair trade or automotive repair trade. Ability to conduct NYS inspections of light and/or heavy fleet vehicles is a regular requirement of this position. Complete set of mechanics tools/ storage will be necessary (partial stipend provided). General instructions are received from a higher-ranking Supervisor regarding tasks to be performed, with considerable leeway permitted in planning the details of each assignment. Supervision may be exercised over the work of other lower-level department technicians and/or operators; Does related work as required. (This is a 40 Hour, Mon-Fri vacancy with voluntary over-time opportunities available).
Graduation from High School or possession of an equivalency certificate (GED) and at least, four (4) years of experience as an automotive or diesel mechanic which must have included diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automotive or diesel systems. (Preference will be given to candidates possessing trade or vocational training with up-fitting experience)
NOTE: Candidate must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License appropriate for the “type” of vehicle to be operated, with the appropriate endorsements issued by the New York State Department of Motor vehicles at time, and for duration, of appointment.
Candidates may submit application & resume as follows:
Personnel Officer – Civil Service Division
Saratoga County Human Resources Department
40 McMaster Street
Ballston Spa, New York 12020
Applications will continue to be accepted until the vacancy has been filled
Applications available in the Human Resources Office or on our website: Resume may not be substituted for Application. Applications must be received in our office by end of business on date indicated. Postmarks will not be accepted for this posting. No Fax Submissions.
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to Human Resources at (518)885-2225.

Saratoga County is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is valued and recognized as a source of strength and enrichment. We seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, those with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.