Automotive Intern - Part-time
Omaha, NE 
Posted 28 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Work Type: Part-time/Seasonal

Nature of Work: Summary:
This is manual labor assisting automotive mechanics in the servicing of light through heavy equipment and in repair operations.

Education and Experience: (The knowledge, skills, and abilities above may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.)

Education equivalent experience:
* Enrollment in, or completed coursework in, an automotive technology or related course.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Competencies and skills:
* Knowledge of vehicle and equipment lubrication, tire changing and repair, and battery charging equipment and procedures.
* Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in working on or near vehicles and equipment.
* Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks.
* Skill in the use of tools and equipment necessary to perform the work of the position.
* Ability to understand oral or written instructions.
* Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and members of the general public.
* Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronics device technology and software.

Essential Functions: (Any one position may not perform all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the duties that may be performed in positions allocated to this classification.)

Detailed responsibilities:
* Learns duties as assigned by a supervisor to expand knowledge in the automotive service and repair field and performs those duties once learned.
* Assists in performing minor maintenance and preventative maintenance repairs on light and heavy vehicles and equipment, including changing oil and filters, fuses, batteries, spark plugs, shock absorbers, water pumps, starters, hoses, v-belts, tires, lights and light bulbs, and topping off fluid levels.
* Assists in inspecting vehicles for servicing needs.
* Assists mechanics with equipment repairs.
* Cleans shop areas.
* Prepares and maintains computerized records, reports, and logs associated with vehicle maintenance and repair, direct and indirect labor, and parts and materials used and/or ordered.
* Cleans and maintains tools required to complete repairs.
* Maintains regular job attendance in accordance with a schedule established for the position by the supervisor.
* Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of this classification.

Special Qualifications:

Pay Range: $23.29 Hourly

Benefits: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

Who Can Apply: Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements described in this posting.

How to Apply: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule. If you do not meet the requirements at the time of this posting, once you do meet the requirements you may apply when it is posted again.

Examination Information: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

Veteran Points: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

Conditions of Employment: Candidates must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a criminal background review, reference check, and if applicable, a credit check, is required as a condition of employment. If applicable, the City will require that you successfully pass a review of the driver's license, driving abstract, a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test and a back screening examination as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination.

Reasonable Accommodation: The City of Omaha does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you need a disability-related accommodation during the job application or selection process, advise the Human Resources Department at least 48 hours prior to the need by emailing

If Under Age 16: Any employee under the age of 16 will need to provide a copy of your certified Nebraska Department of Labor Employment Certificate (for Minors 14 and 15 Years of Age) in order to begin working. Visit the Nebraska Department of Labor website to download the form

For a complete job description please visit the City of Omaha's website at

Contact Points:

City of Omaha Human Resources Department
1819 Farnam St, Suite 506
Omaha, NE 68183
Phone: (402) 444-5300
Fax: (402) 444-5314

The City of Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
Salary and Benefits
$23.29 Hourly
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Tuition Assistance
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