City of Tampa

Fuel Control Technician (#433100) 024

$23.38-$33.33 Hourly / $4,052.53-$5,777.20 Monthly / $48,630.40-$69,326.40 Yearly


This is highly specialized work involving management and maintenance of the City of Tampa fuel sites.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this position is responsible for the daily oversight of Fleet Management’s fuel management system which includes commercial fuel sites dispensing both diesel and unleaded fuels. Responsibilities include maintaining separate, site specific, fuel inventory management records for the citywide fuel system which consists of automated fuel sites, manual fuel sites, encompassing multiple pumps, and fuel tanks. The work involves coordinating and completing monthly fuel regulatory inspections while maintaining adequate fuel levels to support monthly usage.  Accountable for processing monthly fuel billing for all of the city’s fuel usage, this includes processing monthly fuel billing for outside retail WEX and Shell cards purchases. Work is performed with a minimum of supervision and evaluated through fuel inventory levels, reports and work produced.

Examples of Duties

Work within the City of Tampa’s automated fuel system to monitor fuel sites to ensure proper operation and compliance is maintained at all times.

Places fuel orders to ensure fuel sites remain at peak levels twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week to fully support the City’s fuel requirements.

Processes billing fuel usage which includes monthly billing for outside retail WEX and Shell cards purchases.

Greets, communicates and corresponds with fuel customers and suppliers either in person, by mail, telephone and/or fax.  

Utilize the City of Tampa’s Key Trak fuel dispensing accountability system to ensure all fuel keys are properly assigned, operate correctly and processes employee authorizations for city vehicles.

Conducts routine maintenance and performs routine inspections at City of Tampa fuel sites.

Responds to inquiries and requests for service or information.  

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of: fuel system operations and maintenance; computer terminal operations as related to an automated fuel system.

Working knowledge of:  rules, regulations and procedures of the assigned area.

Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of City of Tampa, other local governments and external vendors; express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; collect, record and analyze data from fuel sites and automated fuel system; explain fuel operational problems to technical personnel; work independently

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school and have a minimum one (1) year of experience in fuel system management or other related  areas of fuel control; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.  

SPECIAL PREFERENCE Experience and/or knowledge of fuel compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and other regulatory agencies is a plus.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 433100; EST: 3/9/2017 9:17:00 AM; REV: 3/1/2021;