Conditional employment offers are based on successful
completion of any preappointment background investigation, drug testing, and
ABOUT THE POSITION: Under
general direction of the Director/Assistant Director of General Services,
plans, organizes and directs functions and activities related to the
procurement, servicing, operation, maintenance and repair of County vehicles;
coordinates and directs personnel, resources and communications to meet County
vehicle needs and assure smooth and efficient activities; supervises and
evaluates the performance of assigned personnel; and does other related work as
TYPICAL TASKS: (Not in order of importance)
Plan, organize and direct
functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing, operation,
maintenance and repair of County vehicles; establish and maintain priorities
and time lines; assure vehicle-related functions and activities comply with
established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Coordinate and direct personnel, resources and communications to meet County
vehicle needs and assure smooth and efficient activities; confer with various
County departments concerning vehicle needs and issues; assure proper and
timely resolution of related problems and conflicts; direct garage activities
to assure County vehicles are maintained in safe and proper operating
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interview and
select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and
disciplinary actions; coordinate subordinate work assignments and review work
to assure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established standards,
requirements and procedures.
Monitor, evaluate and determine priority of vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair
projects; review the work of mechanics and other maintenance personnel to
assure compliance with established standards, guidelines and procedures; direct
off-site maintenance, repair and recovery functions for roadside vehicle
Plan, organize and direct the procurement of County vehicles; prepare vehicle
specifications according to County needs; research and evaluate new vehicles;
coordinate the purchasing and assure optimal pricing and quality of vehicles
for the County; participate in related negotiation and quotation activities;
oversee the selling or disposal of used County vehicles.
Coordinate and direct the operation of the County fleet tracking and rental
system including automated record-keeping and billing functions; oversee and
assure proper input of related data including cost per vehicle and invoice
information; assist with the processing of insurance claims involving County
Monitor and evaluate County vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair functions
to identify needs and determine financial effectiveness and operational
efficiency; participate in the development and implementation of policies,
procedures and programs to enhance financial effectiveness and operational
efficiency of assigned functions.
Provide consultation to County personnel and others concerning vehicle
maintenance, repair and procurement operations, projects and activities;
respond to inquiries, resolve issues and conflicts and provide detailed and
technical information regarding related laws, codes, regulations, policies, and
Assure adequate personnel, equipment and material levels to meet maintenance,
servicing and repair needs; coordinate equipment, material and supply purchases
as appropriate; direct related inventory functions.
Direct and participate in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of
narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to vehicles,
maintenance, repairs, projects, mileage, depreciation, financial activity and
Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for vehicle maintenance,
repair, operation, servicing and procurement functions; analyze and review
budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance
with established limitations.
Monitor County fuel sites to assure compliance
with environmental standards and regulations; assure proper maintenance of fuel
levels at County servicing sites.
Provide technical information and assistance to the Assistant Director of
General Services regarding automotive needs and issues; assist in the
formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs.
Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to
coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange
Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to
conduct work as assigned.
Attend and conduct a variety of meetings
functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing, operation,
maintenance and repair of County vehicles.
Methods, materials, tools and
equipment used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles.
Applicable laws, codes,
regulations, policies and procedures.
Practices and procedures involved
in researching, comparing and purchasing vehicles, equipment and supplies.
Diagnostic procedures for
Operation, theory and
principles of gasoline and diesel-powered engines.
operations, policies and objectives.
Policies and objectives of
assigned programs and activities.
Budget preparation and
Inventory practices and
Principles and practices of
administration, supervision and training.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
and direct functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing,
operation, maintenance and repair of County vehicles.
Coordinate and direct
personnel, resources and communications to meet County vehicle needs and assure
smooth and efficient activities.
Supervise and evaluate the
performance of assigned personnel.
evaluate and determine priority of vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair
Coordinate the purchasing and
assure optimal pricing and quality of vehicles for the County.
Coordinate and direct the
operation of the County fleet tracking and rental system including automated
record-keeping and billing functions.
Assure adequate personnel,
equipment and material levels to meet automotive needs.
Communicate effectively both
orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply and explain
rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain
cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and
assigned office equipment.
Analyze situations accurately
and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Work independently with little
Plan and organize work.
narrative and statistical reports.
Direct the maintenance of a
variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation
from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in
business administration or related field. (Job-related experience may
substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) In addition,
three years of increasingly responsible journey-level experience in the
maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel-fueled vehicles including work
with procurement functions and one year of which must be in a supervisory
LICENSES/CERTIFICATES: A valid
driver's license is required at the time of application. A valid CALIFORNIA
driver's license is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained
NOTE: This is only a partial job
description. For a complete job description, please refer to our website at http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/hr or contact the Human Resources
Department at 805-781-5959.
IN ADDITION: This class
specification generally describes the duties and responsibilities characteristic
of the position(s) within this class. Duties of a particular position within a
multi-position class may vary from the duties of other positions within the
class. Accordingly, the essential functions of a particular position (whether
it be a multi-position class or a single-position class) will be identified and
used by medical examiners and hiring authorities in the selection process. If
you have questions regarding the duties or the working conditions of the
position, please contact the Human Resources Department.
NOTIFICATION: Applicants will be notified 6-8 weeks after the final filing
deadline. However, some recruitments may take less or more time depending on
the type of exam and number of applicants. Notifications will be posted on-line on the Applicant Status Board for
each phase of the recruitment process and will be sent by US mail and/or
email. Therefore, notify the Human Resources Department of any mailing or email
address changes for all applications submitted.
SELECTION PROCESS: The examination process will include a competitive examination
consisting of an evaluation of job-related education and experience through one
of the following methods of testing: A) competitive application rating,
based solely on application information presented OR B) oral board rating as
determined by an interview panel. In either case, the evaluation will be
weighted 100% in determining a candidate’s placement on the eligible list. The
hiring department will be provided a list of the top nine ranks of eligible
candidates and one additional rank for each vacancy. The hiring department may
hire any of the candidates certified to the department. Veterans and
disabled veterans preference points will be assigned when applicable. Please
note: any part of this selection process may be waived or changed as deemed
appropriate by the Human Resources Department at any point during the
recruitment. Eligible lists may be used to fill regular, limited term or
temporary positions. New employees are required to complete an INS Employment
Eligibility Verification form to certify citizenship or legal residency and
authorization to work. Essential functions of a job for purposes of the
Americans with Disabilities Act will be determined prior to the filling of each
vacant position. Any part of the selection process is subject to change. A reasonable effort will be made to
accommodate the needs of the disabled and the religious needs of an applicant.
If you require special arrangements to participate in the recruitment process,
you must inform the County Human Resources Department in writing of the type
and extent of accommodation no later than the final filing deadline.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER