Fleet Supervisor

  • 305315

SUMMARY: Under general direction, plans, supervises, coordinates and controls the daily activities related to the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of City vehicles and equipment; performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND, RESPONSIBILITIES:(Which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Monitors and directs the daily activities of Fleet Management operations; prioritizes work to be completed.
  2. Interviews, trains and motivates employees, assigns and evaluates work, and disciplines employees according to established City procedures; conducts performance appraisals; inspects completed work to ensure proper work performance.
  3. Assists with the planning and development of annual budget for assigned area.
  4. Determines work to be assigned to vendors and maintains contact with vendors to ensure contract repairs are completed in a timely manner, e.g., transmission or vehicle accident repairs.
  5. Maintains contact with dealers to ensure warranty repair work is completed as prescribed by warranty in a timely manner.
  6. Inspects work areas to ensure safe and clean conditions are maintained at all times.
  7. Keeps in contact with other supervisors about the status of repair work so they may reassign work if necessary.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, statutes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of vehicle repair and maintenance, including a wide variety of motorized equipment from small engines, i.e., lawn mowers and chainsaws, to cars, trucks, sanitation collection vehicles and heavy road maintenance equipment
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of personnel principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of general office machines, computer hardware, software and peripherals.
  • Skill in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees.
  • Skill in scheduling and prioritizing manpower and projects.
  • Skill in resolving day-to-day questions/problems regarding equipment, materials, methods, and procedures needed to complete maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establishing and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves supervising or performing moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is occasional need to stand, stoop, walk, lift objects (up to 25 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED and technical training in automotive repair, and seven (7) years related experience in vehicle maintenance and repair activities, including one (1) year lead work or supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: E
Last Revision date: October 2001
Overtime: No
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