PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, this class is accountable for planning, organizing and directing State Fleet Operations.
Receives administrative direction from the Deputy Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs the staff of State Fleet Operations.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and operations of State Fleet Operations including vehicle repair garages, cost control programs, vehicle replacement, acquisition and disposal, investigation of complaints, billing of agencies for vehicle use and maintenance of accident records; formulates State Fleet Operation goals and objectives; develops regulations, policies and procedures concerning the use, maintenance and protection of State-owned vehicles as well as the use of personally-owned vehicles used for State business; interprets and administers pertinent laws, rules and regulations; allocates vehicles to agencies based on need and budgetary considerations; approves the acquisition of vehicles by State agencies; conducts a continuing program of centralizing ownership of all State vehicles in the Office of Fleet Operations; directs a continuing safety program aimed at reducing accidents involving State-owned vehicles; directs continuing motor vehicle fleet studies to ensure maximum utilization, control and safety of State-owned vehicles; evaluates staff; assists in the preparation of the State Fleet Operation budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the section who might impact on State Fleet operations; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles utilized in the use, need, obsolescence forecasting, and management of a large motor vehicle fleet; some knowledge of governmental budgeting principles and practices; considerable ability in the analysis and solution of major operational and administrative problems; considerable ability in the development of data and recommendations influencing policy; considerable ability to direct and coordinate the activities of a diversified technical/administrative staff, considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years professional/technical experience involving the operation, maintenance, or administration of a large motor fleet operation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. For State employees, supervisory level experience is at or above the level of Vehicle Control Supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in business or public administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of General experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the specification for the class of Director of State Fleet Operations in Salary Group MP 65 approved effective June 28, 1988. (Revised to re-establish, modify content and change title)