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Shop Foreman
Title:Shop Foreman
Department:Motor & Equipment Services
Job Type:Full-Time
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Job Title:                 Shop Foreman

Job Code:               0851

Department:           Motor and Equipment Service

FLSA Status:         Non-Exempt

Reports to:             Director, Assistant Director


This is responsible work dealing with all repair matters for the County fleet repair. Work involves assisting in maintaining inventory control of automotive parts and equipment, as well as managing mechanic assignments. Work is performed under the supervision of Director/ Assistant Director and reviewed by observation and reports.


(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)

Responsible for all work orders; determining whether repairs can successfully be completed in the County Shop or outsourced for better service/repair. Assign mechanics to service calls and allocate mechanics to specific repair jobs; ensuring assignments are completed in a timely manner. Assist mechanics in repair diagnosis. Communicates with departments regarding repairs and appropriate costs.

Assist in maintaining inventory control of all automotive parts and equipment; working in coordination with Assistant Director. Communicates with vendors regarding inventory parts and supplies.

Performs related work as assigned/required.



Any combination of training equivalent to graduation from a standard senior high school. with five years’ experience as a mechanic and considerable knowledge of automotive parts and equipment. ASE Certification required.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Considerable knowledge of automobile parts and related equipment. Knowledge of requisition rules and procedures. Knowledge of modern inventory techniques and principals. Ability to communicate and maintain good working relations with supervisors and employees. Ability to make routine mathematic computations and tabulations. Ability to plan, organize and assess necessary repairs quickly.

Environmental Working Conditions

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Employee may be subject to extreme temperatures, adverse weather conditions and high noise levels. Work is performed around machinery and equipment and risks exposure to traffic hazards, noise extremes, wetness, humidity, heights, fumes, dusts, odors, solvents, grease/oil, skin irritants, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibrations

Special Requirements

Must hold a commercial driver’s license and be insurable by the Madison County Commission’s risk underwriter’s.

$38,771.20 annually, DOE

Full-Time Employee Benefits Summary

Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP).

Coverage Type

Employee's Premium

County's Contribution

Single Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 45.50

$ 176.00

Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 89.00

$ 452.00

Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket.

Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.

Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is administered through the Retirement

Systems of Alabama
Employees participate at one of the following levels:
Tier 1: An employee who had service credit in RSA prior to January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 5% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 10.89%.

Tier 2: An employee who was hired on or after January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 6% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 8.42%.

*Contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually.

Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County’s health insurance plan as their primary coverage.

Voluntary Plans are also available:
*Additional life Insurance for employee and dependents
*Flex spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)
*Vision insurance
*College Counts

Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:
*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year
*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month

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