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Public Works Manager - Fleet Services - Yuma County, AZ (ID: 319486)

Title Public Works Manager - Fleet Services
Type Fleet Management
Date Posted 2018-12-27
City / Organization Yuma County, AZ
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Description

NATURE OF WORK
Under limited supervision performs skilled work of moderate difficulty supervising staff and planning, organizing, coordinating and managing the activities of the Fleet Services Division of the Department of Public Works; this position is responsible for planning and coordinating the fueling, maintenance, repair and replacement of Yuma County vehicles and heavy equipment; developing, monitoring and controlling assigned budgets; purchasing needed materials and equipment; evaluating the work of assigned personnel; this position has department specific responsibility.

EXAMPLE OF WORK:
(Illustrative Only) Oversees plans and programs that provide for the maintenance and replacement of County vehicles and equipment; oversees inventory, storage, and ordering of parts, supplies, materials, and fuels to ensure timely service and repairs; provides input regarding division operating and capital budgets for consideration; expends funds as authorized and monitors and controls expenses while effectively communicating expenditure and revenue trends and variances to the Department Director; reviews, approves, and maintains a variety of records related to division and Department operations and activities; prepares and coordinates cost, vehicle and equipment specifications, and other reports; ensures that comprehensive and accurate historical information is retained as needed; oversees the purchase and disposal of vehicles and equipment in conformance with County policies. Implements current and long-term fleet planning activities such as the annual Vehicle Replacement Program; keeps Department Director informed of Division activities and operations; regularly meets with staff to coordinate and provide input into services; disseminates County-wide management plans, strategies, initiatives, values, policies and standards of behavior; assists with researching and presenting information to the Board of Supervisors and executive management of Yuma County; recommends new divisional operating policies and procedures and oversees and monitors their implementation and effectiveness; performs administrative work of moderate difficulty in the planning, directing, and coordinating of activities of the Fleet Management Program; serves as a representative of the Department to other agencies, departments, and on committees; monitors and analyzes levels of service to ensure efficiency & effectiveness; creates action plans for improvement as needed; identifies and integrates new technologies into division and Department operations; ensures the appropriate training, equipment, and resources are available to meet all applicable safety, environmental, and policy directives, regulations, and laws; assures that safe work practices and standard operating procedures are followed; instructs and trains employees in safety regulations and practices; informs employees of changes and new regulations and practices as necessary; plans, assigns, supervises, and evaluates the work of direct reports; determines employment actions including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and development, evaluation, and discipline; plans and evaluates staff performance; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets; regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; takes disciplinary action to address performance deficiencies in accordance with County personnel rules and policies; encourages creative thinking, participatory decision-making, and teamwork among subordinates; reviews, verifies, and enters data into the computer for tracking and managing vehicles and equipment; participates in outside community and professional groups and committees; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues; maintains working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; provides on-call 24-7 services on a predetermined rotation schedule; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Associate degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; and five (5) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in vehicle and equipment maintenance; AND two (2) years of supervisory experience; OR an combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position; must possess, OR have the ability to obtain within one (1) year, certification as a, APWA Certified Public Fleet Professional, or NAFA Certified Automotive Fleet Manager/Certified Automotive Fleet Specialist; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver License; requires successful completion of a background check.

This position is advertised from the minimum to the mid-point hourly rate. Salary will be determined based on education and experience at the time of offer.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; Fleet Management principles and methods, including preventive maintenance, purchasing, inventory management, lifecycle costing and total cost of ownership; principles, methods, and practices in equipment maintenance, repairs, adjustments, rebuilds, and fabrications; procurement policies, processes, and collective purchasing organizations; environmental laws and regulations including emissions and hazardous waste disposal; occupational hazards and safety precautions, CPR and first aid; safe work practices, including the use of Persona Protective Equipment; applicable laws and regulatory codes; principles and practices of leadership, supervision, training, empowering, and preparing performance evaluation(s) of subordinates; principles and practices of budgeting, purchasing, and maintenance of public records; fleet management software and MS Office applications.

Skill in: Planning, organization, and utilization of manpower and equipment within prescribed budgetary guidelines; estimating parts, materials, labor, and equipment and preparing cost estimates; establishing effective working relationships with other employees, other agencies, and the public; the safe and efficient operation of various types of equipment; developing and implementing policies, programs, and procedures. Skill in collecting and analyzing data; communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; training employees in vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair procedures; using the entire Microsoft Office Suite, fleet management, and work order systems; following written and verbal instructions.

Ability to: Read, interpret, and analyze technical documents, codes, regulations, and vehicle specifications; present proposals and recommendations clearly and logically to Department management, County officials, and the public; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions using a variety of variables; resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, outside agencies, and the public; plan, assign, train, motivate, and supervise the work of groups of employees engaged in a variety of maintenance and repair operations; accurately perform mathematical functions to analyze data and solve problems; communicate tactfully with the public, co-workers, other employees, departments, officials, and other agencies; work effectively and independently under time constraints to meet deadlines, to recognize County-wide priorities, and work cooperatively to support their accomplishment; communicate in a clear and precise manner; develop and implement changes to procedures and programs; use independent judgment and discretion in determining procedures to be implemented; maintain accurate records; stand and bend; (30%) walk and stoop; (20%) perform the essential functions of the job specifications with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; generally the job requires 30% bending, 20% walking, 20% stooping and 30% standing; the job is performed under varying extreme weather conditions and exposed to exhaust and chemical fumes, oil and hazardous materials.

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Job Post Expiration Date   January 25, 2019

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