ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COUNTY FLEET SERVICES                                                                       7204




Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs responsible administrative and supervisory work in assisting the Director of County Fleet Services. Supervision is exercised over a large staff of administrative, clerical, and maintenance personnel. The nature of the work is such that the employee is expected to exercise considerable judgment and initiative in the performance of assigned duties. This includes the responsibility for the administration and coordination of all the County motor vehicle operations, maintenance and fueling facilities. Work is reviewed by the Director of County Fleet Services through conferences and written reports. Does related work as required.



Assists the Director in all administrative matters, including budget preparation, personnel selection/assignment and development of appropriate management procedures;

Assists the Director in coordinating the activities of all County motor vehicle operations, fueling facilities, and maintenance, including Police Department vehicles;

Supervises the development of various division programs;

Assists in developing policies and procedures for implementation and providing administrative services;

Prepares recommendations for improved methods of fleet preventive maintenance and inventory control;

Prepares and reviews budgets for vehicle acquisition;

Prepares, reviews and approves specifications for vehicle acquisitions;

Distributes all acquired vehicles to all County departments/divisions;

Oversees compliance of all DEC regulated underground storage tanks;

Acts as Department liaison and in the absence of the Director represents the division at meetings regarding fleet services.



Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of office management, organization and supervision; good knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of public finance and budgeting; good knowledge of operating principles and maintenance needs of fleet vehicles; good knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; good knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the operation of fleet vehicles and equipment; ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions; ability to plan, direct and supervise the activities of a substantial staff of professional, technical and clerical employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to prepare, submit and analyze reports; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.      



                OPEN COMPETITIVE


                (a) Graduation from a college with a federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Business Administration and three (3) years of experience in the management of fleet operations and maintenance, which includes coordination of work through subordinate supervisory staff; or,                 

(b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and seven (7) years of experience in the management of fleet operations and maintenance, which includes coordination of work through subordinate supervisory staff; or,                                                 

(c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of a) and b).



                One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a Fleet Service Manager; or,

                Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as an Assistant Fleet Service Manager.



At the time of appointment, and during employment in this title, employees will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and must possess a Class A certificate to operate underground storage tanks issued by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.