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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: FIRE APPARATUS REPAIRMAN, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Department/Division Fire Department
Apply Start Date 05/15/2017
Apply End Date Open Until Filled
Type Full Time

The Worcester Fire Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a Fire Apparatus Repairman.  The successful candidate will perform basic to moderately difficult inspection, maintenance and repair of the Department’s fleet and equipment including, but not limited to, passenger cars, trucks, fire apparatus and fire related tools.” Perform emergency road service calls and respond to emergency incidents as directed. Use a variety of diagnostic equipment to determine problem source and ensure proper adjustments. Must be available in an on-call basis for nights and weekends as needed.

Knowledge of:

  • Operation and maintenance of automobiles, light and heavy trucks.

  • Principles of diesel and gasoline engines, diagnostic equipment and hydraulics.

  • Basic computer programs, email and internet use.

  • Fundamentals of technological equipment necessary in the performance of duties.

  • Safety practices and procedures in a shop environment.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma and three years’ experience in performing light and heavy vehicular service and repair; Good communication skills.

Highly Desirable

  • Experience in the maintenance of diesel engines, heavy trucks and fire apparatus.

  • Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT).

  • Prior professional experience as a Diesel Mechanic is preferred.

Interested candidates should register on the Civil Service list for the Fire Apparatus Repairman position. Veterans will be given preference when applying for Labor Service positions. For more information, please contact the City of Worcester’s Department of Human Resources, 455 Main Street Room 109, Worcester MA to register on the Civil Service list for this title and submit a Resume.  

The City of Worcester is an EOE/AA employer. Preference given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, gender expression/gender identity, genetic information, marital status, color, national origin, language, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status, as application. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030,

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