In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for planning, organizing and directing State Fleet Operations.
Receives executive direction from the Deputy Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of State Fleet Operations.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of State Fleet Operations;
Coordinates, plans and manages 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 use, maintenance and protection of state-owned vehicles as well as use of personally-owned vehicles used for state business;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws, rules and regulations;
Assists in preparation of State Fleet Operations budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of section who might impact State Fleet Operations;
Allocates vehicles to agencies based on need and budgetary considerations;
Approves acquisition of vehicles by state agencies;
Conducts a continuing program of centralizing ownership of all state vehicles in the Office of State 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;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles utilized in use, need, obsolescence forecasting and management of a large motor vehicle fleet;
Knowledge of governmental budgeting principles and practices;
oral and written communication skills;
in analysis and solution of major operational and administrative problems;
in development of data and recommendations influencing policy;
to direct and coordinate activities of a diversified technical and/or administrative staff;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional and/or 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.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Vehicle Control Supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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.
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
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Manager of State Fleet Operations in Salary Group MP 65 approved effective June 20, 2005. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 23-001