Service Mechanic - $2,000 Sign On Bonus

Des Moines Public Schools   Des Moines, IA   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on August 29, 2022
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Des Moines Public Schools is Iowa's largest provider of K-12 education and one of the metro area's largest employers. DMPS is seeking a full-time Service Mechanic.

Job Summary:
Perform automotive corrective, preventative and service maintenance on school district vehicles and equipment.

Successful candidates for this position will possess:
High School Diploma, HiSET or GED.
Vocational certification or relevant qualifications as determined by the district
Theoretical and practical working knowledge of automotive mechanics
Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within a 60-day period.

Highly Qualified Candidates for the position will possess:
Five years of recent, relevant experience in an automotive service garage

Position Details:
Salary: $24.15 per hour
Hours: 12:30pm - 9:00pm

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:

  • $2,000 sign on bonus
  • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year of employment ($600/year after that). There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived if the employee participates in the district wellness program.
  • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan
  • Free DART Bus Pass
  • IPERS Retirement

Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity – in every measure of the term – and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming The Model of Urban Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership.