Polce Fleet Worker

  • 008214

SUMMARY: Under close supervision, plans, coordinates the repair and maintenance of the Police Department fleet and equipment and maintains the inventory of general issue equipment; and 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. Maintains police vehicle readiness.
  2. Schedules preventive maintenance on a regular basis; maintains and tracks fleet maintenance requirements.
  3. Delivers police vehicles to appropriate vendor and maintenance facilities.
  4. Maintains the police “Car Board” by tracking usage of pool and undercover cars
  5. Ensures record keeping and accountability for fleet maintenance records and estimates for repairs records for wrecked vehicles.
  6. Maintains police vehicle cleaning equipment and maintains the workstation in the police garage.
  7. Maintains and tracks equipment and supply inventory.
  8. Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as availability and delivery schedule.
  9. Maintains inspection and repair records for the police fleet and supply inventory
  10. Supports and actively promotes the City’s safety programs.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, statutes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of fleet maintenance and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of accepted procurement methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of standard warehouse or stockroom practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skill in researching and gathering information related to vendors, contractors, equipment and supplies.
  • Skill in administering contracts.
  • Skill in resolving day-to-day questions and problems regarding equipment and materials needed to complete projects.
  • Skill in analyzing information of considerable difficulty and drawing valid conclusions.
  • Skill in file, records and inventory management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, vendors, and the public.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work may involve moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is occasional need to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (over 50 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 one (1) year experience in fleet management, inventory control or a related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: February 2005
Overtime: Yes
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