Fleet Manager

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 09, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Fleet Management
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience USD

Job Description

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

Posting Expires: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

General Description and Classification Standards

Provides direct supervision of the Fleet Maintenance Operations. Works to ensure efficient and effective process of vehicle and equipment repairs, rapid turnaround of vehicles and equipment, and manages quality assurance and quality control. Duties may include, but are not limited to: supervising staff, directing activities, planning, coordinating repairs, handling complaints, managing resources, conferring with supervisors and managers.

Supervision Received

Normally receives guidance regarding overall mission, short-term and mid-term objectives, scheduling, unusual priorities, etc. but is free to set work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Manages assigned area or related areas typically through subordinate supervisors.
  • Manages operating budgets and plans for the activities managed.
  • Manages a fleet of vehicles and equipment; including assignment and maintenance of vehicles within the fleet.
  • Creates, reviews, and maintains accurate maintenance and inventory records for the fleet.
  • Reviews and closes work orders; checks for correct charges, inputs data into database, closes completed work orders.
  • Manages and approves costs for repairs to fleet; receives and processes invoices; reviews and approves farm-outs and body work.
  • Provides reporting and analysis of fleet; reviews all vehicles by branch, creates a schedule for each vehicles maintenance and estimation of costs using various reports including vehicle down for parts listing, backlog report, statistics report, building invoice report and labor audit report.
  • Evaluates weather conditions to ensure snow and ice equipment is available during inclement weather.
  • Manages employees; leads meetings, provides training, manages and resolves personnel complaints, inputs and reviews payroll records, approves time off, completes employee performance appraisals, manages work order assignment based on available staff, parts, shop space, and user department equipment needs.
  • Manages internal and external customer requests and complaints.
  • Maintains safe work environment; ensure proper safety and fire equipment is up to specifications for department, respond to incident reports.
  • May accept responsibility for major vendor coordination, specific fleet programs or other significant programs.
  • Reviews and researches bids request; may assist with audits.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. May interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions.

May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines.

Leadership Provided

Has formal supervisory authority over a large work group, frequently with intermediate team or crew leaders or a group of highly specialized employees, to include training, coaching, discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

Knowledge of: operating automotive and light motorized equipment; automotive and equipment terminology including diagnostic codes.

Skill in the use of: personal computers; of Microsoft Word & Excel software; of staff supervision and training.

Ability to: repair automobiles and equipment; communicate and interact with supervisors general public and elected officials to convey or exchange information; to operate a variety of related machines and/or office equipment; to perform under minimal and maximum pressure while responding to emergencies; to move or carry job related object or materials; to read a variety of professional, technical and administrative documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
  • Completion of technical or vocational course of study, associate’s degree (AA) or 2 years' equivalent in Automotive Engineering, or related field.
  • (10) years of automotive/diesel experience, general administration or fleet maintenance experience, and supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and training.

Preferred Education & Experience
  • Bachelor ‘s degree in Automotive or Management
  • Master Technician - Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification

Licensures and Certifications

Valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License, ASE certification in the Automotive/Fleet Management Field. Fleet Manager certification through the NFPA is desired.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map