To perform technical and analytical work in support of fleet services, including acquisition, utilization and disposal program administration.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direction from assigned supervisory/management staff over assigned work unit. Depending on assignment, may exercise direct supervision over assigned clerical and/or technical staff.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop specifications for use in the procurement of a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment used by various County departments; confer with users and vendors, research product availability and analyze and evaluate bids.
Prepare recommendations regarding specific purchases; prepare administrative and technical reports and cost analyses for procurement or proposed procurement of fleet equipment; and compose and prepare related correspondence.
Originate new and replacement orders for vehicles and heavy equipment and for related supplies and tools/materials; coordinate equipment-related contract services; examine new equipment for specification compliance; and survey County vehicles and heavy equipment to analyze utilization and develop replacement schedules.
Manage all safety activities within the Public Works Department including coordination with the Countywide safety program. Conduct safety training and vehicle and facility safety inspections; assist in developing safety procedures and materials; monitor personal protective clothing use and conditions and self-inspection activities; attend Department safety committee meetings.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform vehicle/equipment maintenance and repair activities of a complex and difficult nature and provide technical assistance and advice to technical staff.
Coordinate the disposition of vehicles and/or equipment.
Perform related duties as assigned.
When assigned to the Sheriff's Office:
Participate in the selection of staff; provide and/or coordinate staff training; supervise, assign, and review the work of assigned staff; prepare and conduct performance evaluations.
When assigned to the Department of Public Works:
Manage all safety activities within the Public Works Department including coordination with the County-wide safety program. Conduct safety training and vehicle and facility safety inspections; assist in developing safety procedures and materials; monitor personal protective clothing use and conditions and self-inspection activities; attend Department safety committee meetings.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of responsible experience in fleet equipment acquisition and materials selection, including experience in the development of specifications and equipment requirements.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in purchasing, procurement, technical writing or a related field is desirable.
Required License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid Class C driver's license. Depending on assignment, may require possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A or B driver's license with air brake, tanker and/or hazardous materials endorsements. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Policies and procedures related to purchasing, contracts and bid specifications for fleet equipment and vehicles.
Operational and mechanical characteristics of automobiles, trucks, buses and heavy equipment.
Federal, State and local safety statutes and regulations.
Modern office procedures, methods and use of computer equipment.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluations.
Analyze work papers and reports; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve fleet procurement activities; and interpret and explain County purchasing and procurement policies and procedures.
Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and fiscal information; read blue prints and product design sheets and schematics; and prepare and analyze reports.
Obtain information through research and interview.
Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action.
Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine.
Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.