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Night Shift - Automotive Shop Supervisor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 116234
Title: Automotive Shop Supervisor
Functional Title: Night Shift - Automotive Shop Supervisor
Category Status: 20-Nonexempt,Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPSA-Shuttle UM
Hiring Range Minimum: $49,951.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $59,941.00
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Hours are 10:30 pm – 7:00 am ( Sunday – Thursday)
Under general supervision, supervises an automotive maintenance shop. Supervises and trains subordinate personnel ensuring adherence to safety policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED AND Six years progressively responsible experience in servicing, maintenance, and repair of motor vehicles or motor equipment, two years of which must have been at the journey level.


Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in applying the basic principles of operation, basic components, malfunctions, repair practices and preventive maintenance techniques for internal combustion engines including diesel and motor vehicle systems and subassemblies. Thorough knowledge of the procedures, methods, tools, materials, supplies, and technical manuals used in servicing, maintaining, repairing and adjusting automotive equipment. Thorough knowledge of preventive and field maintenance scheduling; of the proper use, care and maintenance of standard hand and power tools. Skill in the proper use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the automotive trade; in preparing estimates of time and materials required for a job. Skill in and ability to diagnose and correct motor vehicle malfunctions. Ability to organize, schedule, coordinate, train, and supervise skilled and semi-skilled employees in the operation of a garage or automotive shop; to read, understand and carry out oral and written instructions; to keep accurate records and make written reports; to communicate effectively; to work in, on, around, under and over machinery and/or fixed equipment; to work at heights of up to 25 feet; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and supplies; to exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.

Additional Certifications:

Valid Maryland Commercial Class B or equivalent driver’s license is required. Certification as an Automotive Service Maintenance Technician by the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Additional Information:
Posting Date: 01/12/2018
Closing Date: 01/26/2018
Open Until Filled No
Physical Demands

Must be able to complete physical projects; Must be able to lift 60-80 lbs; Must be able to work in all weather conditions; Must work some mandatory overtime.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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