Assistant Fleet Manager

County of Sonoma | Santa Rosa, CA

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Posted Date 6/29/2020

Assistant Fleet Manager

$7,558 - $9,188/Monthly*

Bring your fleet operations experience and expertise to our team. Expand your career with the County of Sonoma General Services Department!

Starting salary up to $52.83/hour ($110,262/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

When you join the challenging and rewarding work environment of our Fleet Operations Division, you become a valuable team member and integral part of the County community. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

 An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
 Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
 Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
 County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
 Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
 Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

Join our award winning fleet management team, take the next step and expand your career with the County of Sonoma's Fleet Operations Division!

 Ranked in the top 100 of Best Fleets in North America for the last 10 years
 Ranked in top 100 of Government Green Fleets for the last 10 years (#1 in 2015)
 Ranked in top 50 of Leading Fleets in North America for the last 6 years
 Recipient of the EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for Transportation Efficiency Innovations
 Recipient of 16 other Regional, State, National, and International Awards

Our Fleet Operations Division is responsible for the asset management of nearly 1,400 vehicles and equipment for 27 County departments/agencies and we provide contract services and repairs for numerous external cities and organizations located across Sonoma County. Along with operating 2 maintenance facilities, we oversee the County's field service and repair operations, fuel station, car wash, vehicle replacement program, and a rental fleet of over 90 vehicles- ensuring that the County remains compliant with all state and federal regulatory guidelines.

In support of these operations, it is the Assistant Fleet Manager's responsibility to coordinate, plan, supervise, and manage programs for the acquisition, utilization, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the vehicles and equipment in the County's fleet and for the external contract groups. Additionally, the Assistant Fleet Manager aides the Fleet Manager in:

 Meeting the Divisions' performance objectives, including the County's fleet emission reduction goals
 Overseeing all aspects for the County's light vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance and repair programs
 Managing operations and vehicle and equipment maintenance activities for multiple maintenance facilities, and field service/repair operations
 Providing administrative oversight of the Fleet Operation Division's policies, procedures, long-range planning, and fleet development
 Planning and directing the activities of mechanics and technicians
 Creating, interpreting, and editing vehicle and equipment specifications

To effectively assist the Fleet Manager in overseeing the County's fleet operations, our ideal candidate has obtained fleet industry recognized management certifications, such a Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM); possesses knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma/process improvement principles; and:

 Is a creative thinker, with a proven approach to effectively collaborating with executive management, customers, and other stakeholders
 Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively supervise and mentor staff
 Is experienced in budget preparation and management, including data analysis, preparing statistical reports, and submitting recommendations to inform current and future operations
 Has a proven ability to develop, implement, and manage new initiatives, with the flexibility to address multiple issues and assignments
 Possesses a thorough understanding of alternative fuels, emissions, and vehicle and equipment safety inspection compliance requirements
 Has extensive knowledge of public safety preventative maintenance as well as computerized maintenance database systems and fleet management information systems

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 7/6/20


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