The City of Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Director of General Services with Fleet Management experience and strong Administrative skills to direct and manage organization-wide programs and services for our Facilities and Fleet Management departments and Vertical Capital Projects with emphasis on health, safety and sustainability.
The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the following:
- work concerning green building rating system standards
- energy management
- facilities repair, maintenance and security
- the repair, maintenance and administration of a diversified fleet of vehicles and equipment with emphasis on suitability for job application and minimal life cycle cost for each unit in the fleet
- Vertical Capital Improvement Program with focus on timely completion of projects meeting specifications and within budget.
To be considered for this position you must have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, construction science, planning or related field and at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible managerial experience in Fleet Management, to include four (4) years experience in Facilities Management and some experience in Construction Management.
Our ideal candidate will have an MBA and experience in Fleet Management, including operation of in-house garages and the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies and procedures; and will hold the Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) and Facilities Management Certification (FMC).
Why work for the City of Gainesville?
Gainesville serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for North Central Florida. Named the Top Tech City in Florida, Gainesville is a national hub for Green and Health technologies and home to Florida's largest and oldest university. The City of Gainesville is known for having an innovative municipal government and for being an innovative city, receiving numerous awards and recognitions.
Gainesville earned the No. 1 ranking in Cities Ranked and Rated based on a variety of factors, including quality of life. Other "best of" lists for Gainesville include: ranked 12th in Forbes Magazine’s list of the best places to do business and have a career; listed as the "Most Technologically Advanced City" in Florida by Popular Science magazine; and named one of the 50 best cities to live and play by National Geographic Adventure Magazine.
Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment for both residents and visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.
The City of Gainesville provides an outstanding benefits package to its employees. Benefits include excellent health/dental/vision/life insurance plans, pension plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, generous leave policy, and wellness program including the use of fitness centers and a progressive health services department.
Live in our award-winning City and work to enhance the Gainesville way of life!
A Social Security card is required at time of employment.
Veteran's preference for City employees in promotion shall apply only to a veteran's first promotion AFTER reinstatement or reemployment, without exception (55a-7.0111). The Applicants claiming veteran's preference are responsible for providing required documentation at the time of submitting an application for a vacant position (55a-7.013). Eligible Veterans must attach all documentation to application. Preference is given to Veterans and spouses of Veterans according to the Florida Administrative Code.
Pursuant to Florida public records law, applications are subject to disclosure.
The City of Gainesville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in hiring. Minorities, Women, and Disabled are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require special accommodation during the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department at (352) 334-5077.