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Fleet Services Manager job in Castle Rock

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Organization:  Douglas County Government (Colorado)
Job Category:  Transportation
Fleet Services
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Castle Rock
Post Code:  80109
Salary and Benefits:  Depends on Qualifications, Great Benefits!

The Fleet Division of Douglas County's Facilities, Fleet, and Emergency Support Services Department is searching for aFleet Services Manager to lead their team. This is responsible, managerial work planning, implementing and coordinating all functions within the Fleet Division. The incumbent will supervise the Fleet Assistant Supervisors, Fleet Maintenance mechanics and Fleet support staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following examples are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive)

  • Plans, prioritizes, assigns and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors and personnel: Selects, hires, trains and evaluates performance. Coordinates training and ongoing education/safety programs for all Fleet staff.
  • Coordinates the automated maintenance record data base to provide maintenance scheduling, work orders, repair history, repair costs and warranty tracking.
  • Maintains the County fleet, including automotive and heavy equipment units ranging from police vehicles to medium and heavy duty construction equipment. Oversees inventory control of all Fleet assets. Oversees the supervision of all maintenance and repair work on County vehicles and equipment.
  • Develop and maintain a vehicle and equipment replacement plan that predicts vehicle and equipment replacement for the purpose of assisting in the process of budget planning. Analyze the needs and types of equipment for all County departments and Offices, develop specifications and make recommendations for purchases.
  • Coordinates with other County departments and Offices to determine vehicle and equipment needs and to develop specifications for acquisition. Works with department staff to prepare bids for the procurement of fleet vehicles and equipment for use by all County departments and Offices.
  • Oversees the acquisition, storage and distribution of the County’s fuel supply. Monitors fuel storage to comply with EPA, hazardous waste and Clean Air Act regulations and changes.
  • Coordinates with Assistant Supervisors the staff needs and coverage during snowstorms and emergency operations.
  • Coordinates disposal of County vehicles and equipment adhering to the County policies and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains safety standards and ensures work activities are performed in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Assist the Facilities, Fleet & Emergency Support Services department to insure all critical equipment is operational during an emergency incident. (Example: wildfires, blizzards).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • This position directly supervises all Fleet employees.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration and 6 years’ experience in an administrative or managerial capacity responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and supervision of varied vehicle and equipment maintenance facilities of 500 units or more or any combination of education and experience


  • Experience with computerized Fleet information systems and personal computers required.

Skills: (Language and math)

  • Ability to communicate effectively.Establish and maintain effective working relations.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals.

Abilities: (Reasoning)

  • Ability to make generalizations, judgments or decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria.


  • Thorough knowledge of automotive and diesel maintenance and repair is highly desired.Skill in the use and interpretation of diagnostic equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and occupational hazards.
  • Considerable knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.


  • A valid State of Colorado Driver’s License is required.
  • A valid State of Colorado Commercial Driver’s License as defined by the DOT is preferred.


Supplemental Information:


  • Work requires considerable supervision of both personnel and technical resources to maintain and keep fleet operational.


  • This position has a high level of independent judgment.
  • Ability to apply past knowledge and experience to formulate sound decisions.


  • This position has daily contact with other employees, supervisors and managers.


Material and Equipment:

  • Standard office equipment (computer, copier, fax)

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally will be required to lift or move up to 100 lbs.

General Work Environment:

  • Fleet maintenance shop and office space.


  • This position will be required to submit to fingerprinting to be processed through a national database.


  • Must complete and pass pre-employment drug screening.


  • This position requires the incumbent to remain available via mobile cellular device/email access during and after normally scheduled business hour.



Douglas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify participant.

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