Analyze data and make recommendations regarding city fleet utilization levels and replacement schedules.
Assist department supervisors in determining the need for commercial rental of vehicles and equipment as opposed to purchasing additional vehicles and equipment.
Assist in developing and implementation of charge-back rates and a billing system for fleet maintenance services charged to city departments.
Assist superintendent in interviewing, hiring, and training employees, as well as planning, evaluating performance, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
Coordinate with department supervisors and administration in developing policies and procedures governing the use of inspection of, and reporting of defects in vehicles and equipment to reduce improper use and/or neglect.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with departments which utilizes services at the City Garages.
Develop budget for the Fleet Maintenance Department.
Develop city fleet preventative maintenance policies and city standards for proper vehicle and equipment usage. Also assists in disciplinary policies for the abuse and neglect of vehicles and equipment.
Develop cost-effective fleet replacement schedules and makes recommendations regarding fleet replacement funding for city departments.
Provide guidelines for maintenance and repair of city-owned vehicles and equipment.
Ensure proper administration for repair and maintenance of city-owned vehicles and make decisions and recommendations on the daily administration of the City Garage, resolving issues regarding target and non-target costs.
Inspect fleet maintenance facilities and makes recommendations for improvements when necessary to ensure an operational and environmentally safe / OSHA compliant work area.
Instruct other department employees of proper care and use of city vehicles, and applicable safety precautions and procedures for vehicle maintenance.
Maintain and evaluates serviceability status of city vehicles, recommends necessary replacement to appropriate person or department, and assists with preparing specifications.
Maintain employee work records, recording hours, and work performed.
Maintain inventory of supplies, parts, and tools; submits requisitions as needed.
Monitor customer feedback to the contractor supplying fleet maintenance services.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Provide safety training for city department regarding the operation and maintenance of city fleet vehicles and equipment.