Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Supervisor (#20008661)


General Statement

Under direction, supervises Motor Vehicle Dispatchers in the Main Office Building garage.  Schedules daily pool car assignments and routine vehicle maintenance tasks.

Essential Job Functions

Essential job functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the classification and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.  Since class specifications are designed to be descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Supervises the transportation of District officials, employees and visitors and documents as required.
  • Verifies authorization to use District pool vehicles and supervises the parking of District and private vehicles in Main Office Building Garage.
  • Supervises and performs day-to-day maintenance of vehicles as needed, including changing tires and monitoring fluid levels; arranges for servicing and washing; identifies and requests necessary vehicle repairs; maintains records relating to vehicle maintenance.
  • Supervises cleaning and organization of garage area.
  • Prepares the monthly reports on pool car vehicles relating to maintenance and condition.

Other Job Functions

  • Ensures adherence to vehicle warranty requirements.
  • Assists in parking of vehicles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Environmental Conditions

Work is performed in a parking garage setting and may involve exposure to a variety of operating mechanical equipment, loud noises, noxious odors and a variety of weather conditions.  Work requires the operation of a motor vehicle.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and supervise their performance with organization and discretion.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and distinctly, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in the operation and care of automobiles.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in carrying out assigned responsibilities.
  • Working familiarity with standard automobile maintenance procedures.

Absolute Requirements

Possession of a valid driver's license.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent and one year of experience in organizing and operating a high volume parking garage.

Promotional Requirement

  • One year of service with the District as a Motor Vehicle Dispatcher.
  • Civil service status as a Motor Vehicle Dispatcher.

CLASS: 20008661; EST: 1/1/2002; REV: ;