Head Automotive Repairer

Galway Central School District has an immediate opening for a Head Automotive Repairer in the Transportation Department. This position is 40-hours per week with an excellent benefits package and state retirement.  

This is a supervisory position which involves responsibility for the planning, organizing and supervising of vehicle and equipment maintenance in the Bus Garage. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Transportation Supervisor. 

This position is a provisional appointment pending successful completion of a Civil Service Exam. Please send resume and any supporting documents to Courtney Sayward at [email protected].

Job Description: 

This is supervisory work which involves responsibility for the planning, organizing, and supervising of vehicle and equipment maintenance in the  Public Works or Bus Garage. Some personal participation in repair and/or maintenance activities as  well as other related work may be required. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Highway Superintendent or Director of Transportation with considerable leeway for the exercise of  independent judgment in completing assignments. Direct supervision is exercised over a number of  skilled and semi-skilled subordinates. Does related work as required. 


• Plans, organizes, and supervises the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of all types of vehicles and  equipment 

Supervises the work of automotive repair workers, welders and other personnel in the department
Schedules and coordinates repair operations 

Maintains records of repairs and replacements made on all automotive equipment
Processes accident reports, repair estimates, and insurance claims
Initiates orders for materials, supplies, and tools

Maintains time and production records and prepares reports

May operate a school bus

Thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures, and safety practices relative to automotive and related maintenance work
• Good knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in automotive and related maintenance work
• Ability to understand and prepare specifications for automotive and related equipment
• Ability to plan and supervise the work of groups of subordinates
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
• Ability to maintain records and prepare reports
• Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position


(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an  Associate’s Degree in Automotive Mechanics or a related field and three years of experience as a skilled  automotive mechanic, two years of which shall have been at the supervisory level; OR 

(B) Graduation from high school or two (2) year technical automotive school and five years of  experience as a skilled automotive mechanic, two of which shall have been at the supervisory level. 

Adopted Per Res #84-119 11/8/84 

Revised 4/6/07 2007-25

This is a provisional appointment pending successful completion of a Civil Service Exam. 

Non-Instructional Application.

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