City of Tucson


$22.83-$38.08 Hourly / $47,486.40-$79,206.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 814

General Description

Leads fleet service employees in developing bid specifications, evaluating bid proposals, recommending award of contracts and preparing purchase requisitions for new equipment and vehicles. Manages warranty and vendor issues.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Evaluates bid proposals by comparing vendor proposals to specifications, analyzing non-exceptions to the specification, determining the impact and analyzing the costs of equipment, options and proposed services.

Develops specifications for new equipment and vehicles by coordinating with other departments to determine requirements, coordinating with manufacturers to obtain technical information, evaluating information and requirements to develop specifications, meeting with departments to validate specifications, and coordinating demo instructions.

Prepares purchase requisitions by developing award recommendations, determining account numbers, estimating costs and quantities and recommending vendors.

Develops preventive maintenance and replacement programs for new equipment and vehicles by using manufacturer's recommendations in conjunction with projected use severity, extent and expected obsolescence.

Manages warranty and vendor issues by acting as the initial contact for contract repairs on vehicles and equipment, contacting the vendor for warranty and recall repairs and replacing vehicles as requires.

Answers questions regarding special equipment and resolves problems.

Aids in the disposal of surplus vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years developing bid specifications and recommending award of contracts for the purchase of new equipment and vehicles for a large organization

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None unless GS then:

CDL Physical

NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 29

Occupation Group Description: Fleet Services

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8380

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 5343; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;