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Sky Harbor Bus Fleet Manager job in Phoenix

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Organization:  The City of Phoenix
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Phoenix
Salary and Benefits:  0.00

Job Title: Sky Harbor Bus Fleet Manager
Job ID: 9526
Location: Professional & Supervisory

This position is responsible for the Aviation Department’s Bus Maintenance Facility and oversight of Sky Harbor’s 108 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus fleet maintenance program. In addition, this position manages the airports network of 42 emergency standby generators, oversees and maintains a facility used by multiple city contractors to fuel, wash and store rental cars, and assists the department with vehicle and ground support equipment acquisitions. Responsibilities include working with private sector transit managers, transit professionals and Aviation division heads in coordinating, supervising Heavy Equipment Mechanics, indirectly overseeing contract personnel, and preparing performance related data and reports to ensure the appropriate maintenance and repair of the bus fleet. The Bus Fleet Manager reviews and/or provides direct recommendations associated with preventive maintenance objectives, unscheduled maintenance, internal/external fleet status audits, equipment campaigns, component life-cycle, component warranty, and other items to ensure the longevity of the bus fleet. In addition, the Bus Fleet Manager has the responsibility of maintaining adherence to all contract, safety, and regulatory requirements. Currently there is one vacancy within the Aviation Department – Facilities and Services Division; however, this eligible list may be used for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list. The ideal candidate will have extensive technical knowledge and demonstrate a work history that reflects strong leadership skills and sound judgment in evaluating and monitoring the professional and technical aspects of operating and maintaining a large fleet.


Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.


$54,392 - $81,245 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.


  • Five (5) years of skilled experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive and mechanical equipment as an auto mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic, or equipment repair specialist.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of supervisory experience in the equipment maintenance field, or 2 years performing contract administration for a large service operation.
  • All positions in the Aviation Department require individuals to pass a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check prior to hire.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:

  • Experience with transit and/or heavy truck equipment maintenance.
  • Experience with fleet maintenance software systems to include principles and practices of data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of general public transportation principles and practices.Knowledge of procedures and practices required to prepare, monitor, and administer service contracts with private providers.
  • Knowledge of business computers and Microsoft software applications.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Knowledge of Federal, state, and local guidelines, regulations and programs concerning transit.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience supervising employees working in an automotive shop.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a large and diverse fleet maintenance operation.
  • Skill in supervision, coordinating large staffs, and delegating tasks and authority.
  • Ability to ensure best practices including safety procedures and maintaining operational policies and standards.
  • Ability to direct and coordinate financial and budget activities to fund operations and increase efficiency.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and convey information to staff, City management and customers.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


  1. For other important information related to employment with the City of Phoenix, please visit: http://phoenix.gov/webcms/groups/internet/@inter/@dept/@hr/documents/web_content/info.pdf
  2. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.


Equipment Maint Supervisor, Job Code #73270, ID #9526, 10/07/13, SH, Benefits Code: 007, Q

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