Police transportation manager†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7208
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class of positions performs administrative duties overseeing maintenance of the Departmentís vehicle fleet.† The incumbent monitors the assignment and decommissioning of vehicles, makes equipment recommendations and acts as a liaison with the Department of Public Works to expedite automotive repairs and installations.† The employee is expected to transport the Police Departmentís mobile command post bus to field locations and be able to operate the communications equipment contained therein.† Supervision is exercised over tow truck operators and clerical personnel.† Work is performed under the supervision of the commanding officer of the Police Departmentís Transportation Section.† Does related work as required.†††
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
†††††† Assigns new vehicles to commands;
†††††† Researches and makes recommendations for vehicle equipment;
†††††† Makes recommendations regarding decommissioning of vehicles;
†††††† Visits job sites to monitor vehicle repairs and installations made by the Department of Public Works;
†††††† Authorizes and coordinates the repair of police vehicles involved in accidents;
†††††† Operates the Police Departmentís Mobile Command Post bus;
†††††† Operates telephone and radio equipment at the Mobile Command Post;
†††††† Supervises tow truck operators and clerical personnel in the Transportation Section;
†††††† Maintains the Departmentís fleet inventory and related records.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the principles and techniques of public administration; good knowledge of the principles of personnel administration; good knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; 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 operate basic communications equipment; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
†††††† OPEN COMPETITIVE
(a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with an Associateís Degree and one (1) year of fleet management experience at an administrative level; or,
(b) Three (3) 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).
Candidates must possess a CDL Bus Passenger License with air brake endorsement.† License must be maintained throughout employment in this position.