Fleet Manager
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18-34 Fleet Manager

Posted on: 2017/10/12

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Industrial, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • Eight years of experience in fleet operations.
  • Four years in a supervisory capacity across all years of job related experience.  
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment physical exam prior to commencing work.
  • Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Automotive Service of Excellent certification.
  • Emergency operation response.
  • CDL-B driver’s license.
  • Experience using Asset Works fleet management software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of mechanical techniques and procedures used in servicing vehicles, light and heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge of all tools, equipment and diagnostic equipment utilized in the vehicle maintenance, and of effective processes and techniques for completing repairs.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and controlling expenditures.
  • Knowledge of state, federal, Department of Transportation, and county accounting, purchasing and auditing policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge in human resources management policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of statistical compilation and analyses.
    •Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
  • Knowledge of the procurement rules and regulations as they apply to fleet management.
  •  Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, financial systems, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
  • Skill in using various equipment and tools.
  • Skill in the use of computerized information systems.
  • Skill in leading, scheduling and reviewing the work, and in improving workflow through the facility and at remote repair sites.
  • Skill in record maintenance. 
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include
  • organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. 
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. 
  • Ability to read and interpret various repair manuals.
  • Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
  • Ability to drive and operate the equipment under varying working conditions.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. 
  • Ability to prepare and present presentations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  •  Ability to follow up with repair and maintenance work on equipment.
  • Ability to verify data input and correct errors and to format and generate reports.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manages the fleet services activities, including training, procurement, and personnel management.
  • Provides information, resolves problems, and advises customers on products and/or services, ensuring customer satisfaction. 
  • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit. 
  • Provides administrative, customer service and technical training for division employees.
  • Prepares annual budget, achieves the financial objectives by exercising control and implementation over the budgetary processes.
  • Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of program activity data; develops, writes, and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports.
  • Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. 
  • Establishes vendor contracts and monitors contracts for performance and quality of service.
  • Functions as project manager on all matters relating to transportation and equipment maintenance and replacement.
  • Develops and designs preventive maintenance programs to ensure a high rate of availability of equipment and vehicles.
  • Identifies and evaluates new products that could extend service and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Coordinates the availability and placement of equipment and vehicles during an emergency; coordinates equipment and manpower needs with State Emergency Operations Committee.
  • Establishes and manages vehicle and equipment replacement program based on a condition based index.  Evaluates the condition of all equipment and vehicles on an annual basis.
  • Establishes interdepartmental charges to collect funds for each vehicle and piece of equipment.
  • Prepares countywide budget for equipment operations, maintenance and replacement.
  • Instructs personnel on proper repair and operating procedures.
  • Maintains safety rules and regulations as required by federal, state, and county entities.
  • Assists in the training of snow and ice control equipment operators.
  • Coordinates the disposition of equipment and vehicles.
  • Prepares specifications, bids and documentation regarding the purchase of equipment and vehicles in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Manages and maintains county fuel farm, manages fuel use agreements and the public transportation contract. 
  •  Manages the two-way communications systems and develops bid specifications for maintenance and upgrade of the system.
  • Independently manages, contracts and provides oversight in the completion of comprehensive vehicle assessments, analysis of potential transit operations, and other analyses and studies.
  • Enforces and ensures appropriate safety training for staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit, walk and stand; have manual and finger dexterity; stoop, and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to climb stairs.  The employee is occasionally required to crawl, reach above shoulder level, crouch, kneel, balance, push/pull, and carry.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with the assistance of appropriate equipment or another person.

Work Environment:
Work is generally performed in garage and an outdoors setting with a high noise level.  Exposure to natural weather conditions with high exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.   Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, and requires following basic safety precautions.  Travel, attendance at various meetings, and work outside of the normal business hours may be required.  This position may be called out during an emergency situation.  

Each and every county position requires the following professional skills and abilities as key and necessary elements of performance.  Employees are required to:

•Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance;
•Work well with others and participate fully in a team oriented environment;
•Interface with other employees and customers in a courteous and respectful manner;
•Project positive support of their department and all county organizations at all times; and,
•Maintain and enhance the county’s commitment to customer service excellence.

How to Apply:

County application is required.  Apply at the Human Resources Division, County of Los Alamos, 1000 Central Avenue, Ste. 230, Los Alamos, NM  87544.  Applications are available in our office, at www.losalamosnm.us or by calling (505)662-8040.  All vacant positions are listed on the above website and on our Job Line at (505)662-8039.  

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the examination process, notify the Human Resources Division at (505)662-8040 at the time of application.  Some documents can be provided in accessible formats.  Contact Human Resources at the above number if an accessible format is needed.

Applications become a public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection. 

Selection Procedure:
The Incorporated County of Los Alamos does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in employment or the provisions of service.




Deadline for Submissions: 11/09/2017