City of Tampa

Fleet Operations Supervisor (#474750) S18

$39.74-$59.55 Hourly / $6,888.27-$10,322.00 Monthly / $82,659.20-$123,864.00 Yearly


This is responsible administrative and supervisory work overseeing municipal fleet operations functions.

Nature Of Work

The employee in this class is responsible for directing, through subordinate supervisors, operations activities for a municipal fleet maintenance division. Work is of considerable difficulty and involves planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervising the performance of such operations functions as fleet maintenance, repair, inspections, and workload control. Considerable initiative and independent judgment are required in performing personnel management and operational planning tasks. The employee is expected to address changing needs, problems and deficiencies and to continuously monitor and analyze work methods and priorities in order to develop systems and recommend modifications. Under direction of the Fleet Manager, employee exercises supervision over subordinate supervisory and other support personnel. Work is reviewed through staff consultation, oral and written reports, and observation of results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises operations functions for a municipal fleet maintenance division; directs and coordinates the performance of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs, inspections for quality control. Evaluates vehicle and equipment quality control reports to determine job performance and training requirements; coordinates vehicle and equipment maintenance to provide workload leveling, personnel transfers and approval of overtime, user departments with daily vehicle and equipment requirements, and priorities for vehicle/equipment repairs; coordinates with city purchasing to provide parts for vehicle repairs in the most timely manner; reviews workload requirements with manpower resources to determine if sublet repairs are more cost effective/timely than in-house repairs of user departments vehicles/equipment; recommends, develops and implements organizational and operational policies and procedures; coordinates and monitors city-wide responsiveness to scheduled preventive maintenance of vehicles/ equipment, damages and abuse to city vehicles/equipment and remedies by user departments; devises, coordinates implementation, and monitors the success of a city-wide operator checklist program.
Makes suggestions and recommendations with respect to implementation of improvements for more efficient use of personnel, material and equipment; analyzes cost effectiveness and utilization of tools and equipment and makes recommendations on acquisition and use in the work unit. 
Supervises, selects, trains, and instructs subordinate supervisory and technical personnel; has responsibility for general personnel matters; coordinates the development of employee training as determined by division manpower needs. 
Prepares report of total department employees and/or hours worked in order to document and disseminate/distribute information. 
Recommends personnel actions such as employment, promotions and transfers; administers required discipline and responds to employee grievances; completes performance evaluations; responds to requests for leave and training. Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extensive knowledge of: management principles, practices, techniques, and methods of organization relating to a fleet operation; effective personnel management principles; municipal codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to municipal fleet administration.
Considerable knowledge of: construction, assembly and maintenance requirements of diversified automotive equipment; effective supervisory techniques. 
Working knowledge of: computer applications; effective public relations methods and procedures; occupational hazards, appropriate safety precautions, and methods of promoting safety among subordinates. 
Ability to: plan, assign, supervise, and review the work of a diversified staff; conduct research, analyze technical material and draw sound, objective conclusions; prepare administrative and statistical reports and financial statements; organize in report form and present recommendations effectively, orally and in writing; follow complex oral and written instructions and prepare and maintain accurate records and reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, municipal and other officials, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, management, transportation, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in maintenance, repair and servicing of diverse general and specialized automotive vehicles and equipment including three (3) years of supervisory experience; or an associate’s degree and seven (7) years experience including three (3) years of supervisory experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license required.


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: 474750;