Garage Assistant – Transportation

Garage Assistant 2022-23 - Transportation
Bellevue, WA 98005
Posted: November 29, 2022


The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.



Under broad supervision the position performs sub-journey level mechanic’s tasks; and under direct supervision performs journey level mechanic’s duties.



  • Performs cyclic preventive maintenance inspection, lube and servicing of all district vehicles.
  • Makes minor engine and chasses repairs, and reports all major defects to the immediate supervisor.
  • Assists journey level mechanics in performance of major repairs.
  • Services, changes and repairs tires.
  • Assists in cleaning and organizing of the shop and other vehicle maintenance facilities.
  • Attends meetings and training for professional development.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with all applicable Board policies, District and legal requirements.



  • Reports to Night Lead Mechanic/Fleet Maintenance Supervisor



High school graduate or GED equivalent and vocational automotive mechanic training certificate.  Practical experience in the automotive or heavy-duty vehicle mechanical industry may be substituted for vocational mechanical training.


Licenses/Special Requirements

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Washington State CDL Class “B” endorsement with air brake restrictions removed and with a passenger and “S” (School Bus) endorsement within 90 days from date of hire.
  • Own and maintain automotive mechanical trade tools as determined necessary to safely and efficiently perform commonly assigned tasks.



Mechanics salary ($ 33.00 per hour), 40 hours per week, for a 260-day annual assignment. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The provisions of the collective bargaining agreement cover salary, benefits and working conditions. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, vacation, holidays, and other benefits according to Board policy.



The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination, and Gender Expression or Identity Discrimination:
Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Nancy Pham, (425) 456-4040 or

Sex-based Discrimination, including Sexual Harassment:
Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, (425) 456-4010 or

Disability Discrimination:
Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, (425) 456-4156 or

Mailing address for all three: 12111 NE 1st Street, Bellevue, WA 98005.

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