Fleet Manager

Recruitment #18-187020-01


Help us maintain a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work & play!  

The Mission of General Services is to provide reliable, quality, innovative services that promote a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.  The Department of General Services unifies six divisions through centralized direction and administration, providing services to other County Departments and the public.  These departments are: Capital Projects Management, Central Services/Purchasing, Facilities Operations, Fleet Management, Nut Tree Airport and Real Estate Services. 

Fleet Management is an internal service responsible for providing comprehensive services for all vehicular equipment needs of all County Departments, multiple cities and special districts within Solano County. Fleet Management is responsible for providing the following services:       

  • Monthly and Daily Vehicle Rentals      
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair       
  • Management of seven fuel sites       
  • Acquisition and Disposal of Equipment

The Position


Take your Fleet career to the next level!  



Solano County’s Fleet Manager serves as a member of the department's senior management team.  The Fleet Manager plans, organizes and directs the fleet management program, including acquisition, utilization, repair and replacement of the vehicle and equipment fleet, heavy equipment and other associated machinery.   The Fleet manager also prepares, develops and manages the approved divisional operating budget, makes policy recommendations and establishes administrative procedures for all County transportation vehicles. The Fleet Manager supervises technical and clerical staff and participates in the development of in‑service training programs.       






The ideal candidate will possess both the technical skills to supervise, organize and perform the operations and maintenance of a large fleet with desired knowledge and experience in the following areas:


  • Planning infrastructure for future fleet development
  • Trends and technological developments pertaining to efficient automotive service, fueling and maintenance techniques
  • Fleet procurement, charge back systems, utilization and operational management
  • Public administration including preparation of budgets, funding proposal, program planning evaluation, supervision and training
  • Interpret political and administrative direction and incorporate it into operational policy and procedure
  • County Personnel Rules, safety procedures, California Vehicle Code
  •  Determine and evaluate levels of achievement and performance
  •  Interview employees and recommend personnel actions
  • Communicate effectively with people of diverse socio‑economic backgrounds and temperaments
  • Effectively delegate responsibility and authority to others 


Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in equipment or fleet management, two of which included two years of supervisory or management level experience. 

Associates degree is required, preferably in automotive services, business administration, business management or a related field.


To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15811





Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2018 calendar year is $1,520.73 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. 

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.

The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.

Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first 10 years.


Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.


Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave is granted.



Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years.



To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=18189



Selection Process

10/25/18 – Deadline to submit application and required documents.

11/12/18– Tentative week for oral board exam for most qualified applicants.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

An Associates Degree is required for this position. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Fleet Manager) and the recruitment number (18-187020-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

Special Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver's license is required.

Supplemental Information

Independent travel may be required.

Incumbent may be required to work outside normal business hours.

Incumbent must be able to perform basically sedentary work, which may include near vision.

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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The County of Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.  

Solano County is centrally located and serves as a gateway to all that Northern California has to offer. The Napa Valley is less than 20 miles away, two world-class public universities (UC Berkeley and UC Davis) are 20 miles away, and both San Francisco and Sacramento are less than 40 minutes away. Day trips can also be made to South Lake Tahoe and Monterey.  

With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.  

County Population (2016): 431,498 

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.