The City of Charlottesville is seeking a dedicated, driven professional to be our next Fleet Manager. The Fleet Manager will perform technical and administrative work overseeing the operations of the City fleet maintenance facilities, including the repair shop and fuel systems. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Public Works Director. Supervision is exercised over Fleet personnel. Primarily and most frequently the work done here is performed as leader or director with broad functional areas and more expertise and strategic focus.
The ideal candidate must be highly motivated and strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville's Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Excellence, and Respect. The City believes in a culture of servant leadership and embraces equity, inclusion, and diversity in the workforce. First and foremost, the ideal candidate will embrace this culture and represent these core values. The candidate will be an experienced fleet management professional who is results-oriented and solutions driven, learns quickly when faced with new problems, is able to make decisions in a timely manner, and who is committed to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers.
Plans, organizes, schedules and monitors the maintenance, repair, and servicing of motor vehicles and equipment;
Oversees preventive maintenance program for City's fleet;
Assists in the preparation of specifications for the acquisition of motor vehicles and equipment;
Develops and implements training programs for Fleet personnel;
Prepares periodic and special reports for both equipment users and management;
Develops, administers and monitors programs for the replacement of motor vehicles and equipment;
Oversees operation of the vehicle wash facility and fuel system;
Responsible for personnel matters in Fleet Maintenance;
Develops policies and procedures for the operation of the City's Fleet Management program;
Provides technical assistance to other City divisions, departments and agencies as needed;
Attends, and is an active member, of the Fleet Management Committee and follows Fleet Replacement Policy action items;
Develops and administers information management systems as needed;
Ensures fleet operation are compliant with all local, State, and Federal regulations;
Provides technical advice to mechanics;
Performs related tasks as required.
Extensive professional experience in fleet management.
Bachelor's degree or higher and 3 years of relevant work experience within the last 5 years; OR
Trade school certificate or associate's degree and 5 years of relevant work experience within the last 7 years; OR
High school graduation or equivalent and 7 years of relevant work experience (a minimum of 7 years public or a minimum combination of 4 years public and 3 years private) within the last 9 years.
Possession of a valid, appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Certified Public Fleet Professional (CPFP), OR ability to earn within one (1) year of employment.
To view the complete job posting, including an employment brochure about our Community, City Government, and the position, visit our website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our website listed and only until the closing date of the position. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.
Additional Salary Information: The starting hiring salary is $61,133.90 to $89,093.20 annually.
The City of Charlottesville is located in west Central Virginia, approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia. Situated within the upper Piedmont Plateau, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and at the headwaters of the Rivanna River, Charlottesville was established as a town in 1762 by the Virginia General Assembly, and was incorporat...ed as an independent city in 1888. As a result of eight annexations, the most recent of which was effective in 1968, the City now encompasses a land area of 10.4 square miles. The City is autonomous and entirely independent of any county or any other political subdivision. It does not have the same boundaries with or is not subject to taxation by any county or school district, and is not liable for any county or school district indebtedness.