†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ASSISTANT FLEET SERVICE MANAGER††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7198
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class is responsible for assisting in the administration of the Police Departmentís Vehicle Fleet Program and acting in place of the Fleet Service Manager in the Manager's absence.† The incumbent assists in overseeing the utilization, customization, maintenance and disposal of all Police Department vehicles.† Supervision is exercised over Communication Mechanics, technical and/or clerical personnel and supervision is received from the Fleet Service Manager through conferences, consultation and the submission of required reports.† Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
††††††††††††††† Assists in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the programs and services of the Police Departmentís Vehicle Fleet Program;
††††††††††††††† Assists in preparing budgets for vehicle acquisition and customization with the required specialized equipment;
††††††††††††††† Assists in writing specifications of vehicles to be purchased and reviewing purchase orders and mini-bids to verify department needs and standards are met;
††††††††††††††† Researches and makes recommendations for vehicle equipment;
††††††††††††††† Assists in determining distribution of acquired vehicles, and how to reallocate existing older vehicles to best meet department needs;
††††††††††††††† Assists in overseeing the authorization and coordination of the repair of police vehicles involved in accidents;
††††††††††††††† Assists in preparing a variety of reports related to vehicle acquisition, repairs by body-shop vendors on damaged vehicles, and the utilization and decommissioning requirements of vehicles;
††††††††††††††† Communicates with private companies for vehicle donations and coordinates the paperwork to receive those that meet County criteria;
††††††††††††††† Supervises the preparation of registrations for all motor vehicles in the Police Department and tracking that all vehicles are up-to-date on their annual safety inspections;
††††††††††††††† Supervises the activities of technical and clerical personnel;
††††††††††††††† Checks the work of outside vendors for compliance with performance standards;
††††††††††††††† Transports the Police Departmentís Mobile Command Post bus to field locations and operates its communication equipment.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of public administration; good knowledge of the principles and practices of financial and personnel administration; good knowledge of accessory equipment available for use on emergency vehicles; good knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; ability to read and interpret statistical data; ability to direct the work of employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; ability to analyze operations and anticipate and plan for future changes; ability to operate basic communications equipment; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
††††††††††††††† OPEN COMPETITIVE
††††††††††††††† (a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's and one (1) year of fleet management experience at an administrative level; or,
††††††††††††††† (b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and five (5) years of fleet management experience, at least one (1) year of which must have been at an administrative level; or,
††††††††††††††† (c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).
††††††††††††††† Four (4) years of permanent competitive status as a Police Transportation Manager.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Candidates must possess a CDL Bus Passenger License with air brake endorsement.† License must be maintained throughout employment in this position.