NEWS & UPDATES

BY MARK WATTERS

Fire departments spend millions of dollars on fire apparatus. We learn how to drive them with precision, but how much time have we spent researching how to care for and clean these pricey apparatus? I’m sure most departments use the same equipment to clean the apparatus and make the same mistakes. It’s not our fault; we are creatures of old habits.

Please see the full Article at: https://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/2020/08/01/how-do-you-wash-your-fire-apparatus/

Full details are located here: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/vacaville/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2825549

The City of Vacaville is accepting applications for the position of Senior Equipment Mechanic in our Public Works Department.  Currently we have one (1) vacancy and this recruitment will serve to establish an eligibility list that may be used to fill additional vacancies that could occur over the next 12-month period.

The Senior Equipment Mechanic is responsible for tune-ups, service and making minor and major mechanical repairs to firefighting apparatus and equipment; gasoline, CNG, diesel, and electric-powered automobiles, trucks, buses, emergency vehicles; and construction, turf and maintenance equipment. This classification exercises lead worker responsibilities.

To view a complete job description, please visit our website at www.cityofvacaville.com.

OPENING DATE: 08/05/20

CLOSING DATE: 08/31/20

Please see the posting for Fire Mechanic at the following link, all contact information is contained inside this document.

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