Job Posting: Department of Public Works – MECHANIC HELPER

Department of Public Works

Is now accepting applications for:



May assist in the overhaul, adjustment, maintenance, and repair of varied types of motors and mechanical and motorized equipment. 

Helps tear down and assemble engines, transmissions, and other component parts.

Performs minor preventative maintenance inspections. 

Oils and lubricates equipment.

Performs all types of tire repair and service in the shop or field.

Completes minor preventative maintenance and other minor service and inspections on all department equipment in the shop or field.

Completes service forms and reports. Maintains simple records.

Acts as a service station attendant and does related work in lubricating equipment, and dispensing fuel and oil and other supplies.

Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

NOTE:  The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only.  A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.


Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey. Appointees are required to possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.

RATE: $21.36 per hour. Full Time 

Residency restriction

Applications can be submitted to:

Christine Scola, Human Resource Department ~ 125 Virginia Ave. 3rd Floor

Applications can be found at: 

**All open lateral positions in any department shall be offered by seniority to current employees before the hiring of new employees.  Seniority in conjunction with the ability to perform the job shall be the determining factor for the filling of promotional positions** 

Expiration of posting: October 22, 2021