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
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.
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.
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
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.
work as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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.
knowledge of: construction, assembly and maintenance requirements of
diversified automotive equipment; effective supervisory techniques.
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
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.