Larimer County's Fleet Services Department is looking for an innovative and collaborative individual to join us as the Fleet Services Director.
The Larimer County Fleet Services Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing the activities and operations of the County equipment repair and automotive services shop. This includes overseeing the equipment replacement plan, servicing and repair work on diesel, CNG, light and heavy power-driven equipment, as well as the supervision of Fleet Services personnel. Larimer County's Fleet Services Department is unique in that it is part of our Internal Support Services group and partners with County Departments and offices to form a utility service model. Under this model, vehicle and equipment policy, and rate-setting oversight are guided by a Customer Advocacy Board (CAB). This model assures that our customers, employees from the Departments and elected offices that comprise Larimer County Government, understand the full costs for the maintenance and replacement of the equipment they utilize, make more informed decisions about equipment selections and better utilize the equipment the County invests in.
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The Fleet Services Director:
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Candidates must possess a minimum of 10 years of experience in public or private fleet services, 5 years of which must be management level experience, in addition to a High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Experience with administration of enterprise fueling systems Assetworks Fuel Focus system experience is preferred. Possession of a NAFA Certified Automotive Fleet Manager, NAFA Certified Automotive Fleet Specialist or APWA Certified Public Fleet Professional is preferred. Candidates must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality maintenance and repair services, management information and counsel possible so that the County investment in vehicles and equipment is optimized to its fullest potential. In Fleet Services, we work as a team and take pride in what we do. We understand how our work impacts our community, a view that has helped to create a culture within our unit that is customer-focused, collaborative, and innovative.
Our unit consists of 18 employees:
Together we perform comprehensive preventative maintenance and repairs on 987 pieces of equipment and vehicles, valued at over $46.9 million dollars. Our annual budget is over $13 million, and we operate with a robust reserve account which allows us to pool our resources to purchase vehicles and equipment to support our business as needed. Our facilities include nine fueling sites for our fleet.
Our large upcoming projects include:
The Fleet Customer Advocacy Board (CAB) is a group of 10 individuals who work to provide direction and governance for the cost-effective, efficient delivery, and management of fleet services to Larimer County. This board is composed of high, moderate, and low use customers of Fleet Services, as well as 3 Ex Officio employees who provide information and support to the CAB. The goals of this group are to:
The hiring range for this position is $84,933.00 to $127,399.00 per year; the hiring rate will depend on the qualifications of the applicant selected. Benefits are competitive and a variety of benefits are currently available to County employees including sick and vacation leave; retirement, 401(a) and 457 plans; medical; dental; vision; life; long term disability and flexible spending accounts. Larimer County employees also have the ability to purchase other optional benefits. Click here for more information about Larimer County benefits.
The guiding principles for Larimer County will add value to the lives of its citizens today and in the future by:
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.