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Fleet Services Director

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$34.51 $48.31 $5,981.62 $8,373.57 $71,777.00 $100,488.00


Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the County equipment repair and automotive services shops; oversees servicing, adjustment and repair work on gas and diesel, light and heavy power-driven equipment; and supervises Fleet Services personnel.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.  

  • Receives direct supervision from the Public Works Division Director.
  • Exercises direct and indirect supervision over all Fleet Services personnel.
  • Plan, organize, direct, and review the servicing and maintenance of the County's equipment such as trucks, tractors, light and heavy construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Coordinate and participate in the planning of short and long-range goals related to the County's fleet acquisition, maintenance, and disposal needs.
  • Develop and implement Department policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Research and develop fleet specifications; meet with vendors to evaluate products and services; recommend needed vehicles and equipment; acquire and dispose of County fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Coordinate contracted maintenance and warranty services; negotiate contract terms with vendors; monitor and ensure contract compliance.
  • Administer the County's preventative maintenance program, including the scheduling and coordination of fleet service activities with other County departments.
  • Administer the purchasing and inventory of maintenance and repair parts and materials, including the acquisition and storage of fuel supplies.
  • Oversee department records maintenance functions; prepare statistical, financial and summary reports.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with other County departments, customers, outside vendors, and members of the general public contacted in the course of work.
  • Develop and manage the budget. Review and approve expenditures.
  • Assign, direct, and supervise activities of assigned staff, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards. Administer or make recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, scheduling work hours, granting leave, appraising performance, and disciplining; and submitting such records and reports as required by County policies and procedures.
  • Attend, participate in, and coordinate meetings, conferences, and seminars as appropriate.
  • Remain current on federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to fleet service operations.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Principles, methods, and practices of operating an equipment maintenance and repair facility.
  • Tools, lubricants, equipment, and procedures used in servicing, overhauling, repairing, and adjusting a variety of automotive, truck, and heavy construction equipment.
  • Operating and repair characteristics of a variety of gas- and diesel-powered light and heavy equipment.
  • Principles and methods used in a program of preventative maintenance.
  • Principles of purchasing and inventory management.
  • Principles of personnel selection, supervision, training, and evaluation.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the industry.
  • Environmental laws and regulations applicable to fleet operations.
  • Budget management and resource allocation according to governmental standards and procedures.
  • Leadership methods and management skills.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate the mechanical repair and maintenance activities for County equipment and vehicles.
  • Estimate labor and material costs and requirements for a major mechanical preventative maintenance and repair program.
  • Read, interpret, and implement applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as County policies and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with and provide support to the Public Works Administrator, employees, customers, and others contacted in the course of business in a manner that promotes effective working relationships and reflects the highest level of professionalism.
  • Supervise and mentor professional and support staff in a productive and positive manner.
  • Operate an on-line automated fleet management information system.
  • Create and maintain accurate records; prepare statistical and financial reports.
  • Act as an official representative of the County in a professional manner with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Seven years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities including two years of supervisory experience.
  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in fleet management, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
  • Possession of and ability to maintain a Colorado Class "B" CDL.

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