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Transportation Maintenance Specialist I

Portland Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 23, 2023
Transportation Maintenance Specialist I

Requisition ID

Transportation & Parking Services

SY-Sylvania Campus

Employment Type
Classified-Full Time

Best Consideration Date
Apply Immediately; this job posting will be closed once sufficient qualified applications have been received.

Position Summary

Performs routine maintenance and repair of distict PCC parking lots and roadways, and maintains the campus parking garage. Incumbent provides assistance to Transportation Specialist II and/or Lead Transportation Specialist with minor maintenance on buses and other duties as assigned. Acts as back up driver

Typically rotate among job tasks and work stations on a daily /weekly basis.
  • Maintains PCC parking lots, ensuring stalls, curbs, crosswalks, directional arrows, and other traffic signs are clearly marked; performs necessary painting.
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces PCC roadway and parking signage, bicycle racks, and parking permit dispensers. Installs thermoplastic marking as needed.
  • Shares lead duties for parking lot maintenance and repair crews with Transportation Specialist II.
  • Assists with minor maintenance and performs cleaning of department buses, including pressure washing of vehicles.
  • Keeps shop equipment in safe, operating condition.
  • Acts as back up to Transit Service Operators and van driver or provides auto transportation support, as needed.
  • Maintains parking garage, ensuring lights are replaced, garage is clean, and correct signage is in place.
  • Maintains applicable Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Drives buses and other vehicles to and from repair facilities.
  • May deliver equipment for maintenance services.
  • May be called on to remove biohazardous material.
  • Supports parking office or enforcement staff as directed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
  • Demonstrated experience using a computer to perform basic operations;
  • Experience leading, training and coordinating the work of others in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated use a variety of equipment to complete task assignments; organizing and keeping records.
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to new situations.
Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in basic facilities, construction or repair experience in a commercial or industrial setting.

Must possess a valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Passenger endorsement for operation of motor vehicles within the State of Oregon or Washington and have an acceptable driving record.

Position Grade

Starting Salary Expectations
The first two steps of the range are: $45,678 to $47,049 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range
$45678 to $73301 Annual Salary


PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 12 Paid holidays

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit

View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors with exposure to various weather conditions. May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions, noise and temperature extremes. Position involves frequent bending, standing, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching below and above shoulders, and lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs. while performing job duties. Wrist, hand and finger dexterity is required to operate various equipment and materials. Work schedule may include weekend hours. Operates heavy and/or light motorized equipment and uses power and hand tools.

Background Check Required

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Please note that Portland Community College is not currently able to provide visa (e.g. H1-B Visa) sponsorship for potential employees.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.

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