Fleet Manager

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • May 30, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Fleet Management
  • Salary: $94,344.54 - $114,676.40/year

Job Description

Introduction

WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.

We serve the public in many different ways, including:

• Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved
• Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
• Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
• Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
• Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)
• Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
• Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning

OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.

WHY WE EXIST


Help us maintain a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work & play!

This Mission of General Services is to provide reliable, quality, innovative services that promote a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. The Department of General Services unifies six divisions through centralized direction and administration, providing services to other County Departments and the public. These departments are: Capital Projects Management, Central Services/Purchasing , Facilities Operations, Fleet Management, Nut Tree Airport and Real Estate Services.

The Position



Take your Fleet career to the next level!

Solano County's Fleet Manager serves as a member of the department's senior management team. The Fleet Manager plans, organizes and directs the fleet management program, including acquisition, utilization, repair and replacement of the vehicle and equipment fleet, heavy equipment and other associated machinery. The Fleet manager also prepares, develops and manages the approved divisional operating budget, makes policy recommendations and establishes administrative procedures for all County transportation vehicles. The Fleet Manager supervises technical and clerical staff and participates in the development of in-service training programs.

The ideal candidate will possess both the technical skills to supervise, organize and perform the operations and maintenance of a large fleet with desired knowledge and experience in the following areas:
  • Planning infrastructure for future fleet development
  • Trends and technological developments pertaining to efficient automotive service, fueling and maintenance techniques
  • Fleet procurement, charge back systems, utilization and operational management
  • Public administration including preparation of budgets, funding proposal, program planning evaluation, supervision and training
  • Interpret political and administrative direction and incorporate it into operational policy and procedure
  • County Personnel Rules, safety procedures, California Vehicle Code
  • Determine and evaluate levels of achievement and performance
  • Interview employees and recommend personnel actions
  • Communicate effectively with people of diverse socio-economic backgrounds and temperaments

  • Effectively delegate responsibility and authority to others
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in equipment or fleet management, two of which included two years of supervisory or management level experience.

Education/Training: Associates degree is required, preferably in automotive services, business administration, business management or a related field.

To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15811

BENEFITS



WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2019 calendar year is $1,489.09 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.

The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.

Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first 10 years.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave is granted.

Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years.

To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=18189

CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Solano County is committed to "Invest In and For the Future" by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities

Selection Process

04/25/19 - First application review deadline to submit application and required documents.
05/06/19 - Tentative week for oral board exam for most qualified applicants.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant's ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

An Associates Degree is required for this position. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents


In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Fleet Manager) and the recruitment number (19-187020-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

Special Requirements
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver's license is required.
Supplemental Information

Independent travel may be required.

Incumbent may be required to work outside normal business hours.

Incumbent must be able to perform basically sedentary work, which may include near vision.

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the "Selection Process"), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 .

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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OUR COMMUNITY


Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years -the only California community with that distinction.

Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

County Population (2018): 439,793

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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