The Ford-Lincoln Veteran Careers Program is designed to promote the hiring of qualified United States Military Veterans, Transitioning Military Service Members, and currently serving National Guard and Reserve Component Members in good standing at participating Ford and Lincoln Dealerships throughout the nation. Selection for the program is highly competitive in keeping with the tradition of professionalism found in both the Armed Forces and the Ford/Lincoln brands. The primary goal of this initiative is to recruit and train former military maintenance and repair technicians and mechanics to become brand-certified Ford or Lincoln Automotive Service Technicians. Veteran candidates must meet the requisite qualifications, experience, capability requirements, and be willing to attend a four-week long in-resident course upon hiring. Hired Veterans must further be willing to make a long-term commitment to their respective Ford and or Lincoln Dealership Employer.* This employment opportunity is a DOL, GI Bill® Approved Chassis Certified Technician Apprenticeship Program. Eligible Veterans may use their GI Bill® housing allowance, for the first two years of employment.
The Ford and Lincoln Automotive Service Technician core job description (After formal training & OJT):
ALL applicants must be able to pass a background check, drug test, and any other screening required by the Dealership prior to employment.
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