REPORTS TO: Fleet Management Administrator
FLSA STATUS: Exempt – Professional
CLASSIFICATION: Personnel System – Requires satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period
PAY GRADE: 119 -- Salary range of $49,944 - $59,495 depending on qualifications
SAFETY SENSITIVE: Yes - Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance
Purpose of Job
This position will collaborate with internal and external partners to create sustainable career pathways for participants pursuing careers in automotive maintenance and fleet management, both within the Unified Government and the community. At its core, the position will offer training and mentorship to community members, individuals from the criminal justice system, and Athens-Clarke County staff so they qualify for high-demand, well-paying jobs. It is anticipated that approximately 40% of time will be spent on program management, 40% of time will be spent on community member development, and 20% of time will be spent on employee recruiting, development, and retention as detailed below.
Job Related Requirements
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening work required.
May be required to work on religious holidays.
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
Must work cooperatively with others.
Must follow all applicable work place safety practices and use appropriate personal protective equipment (e.g., safety glasses, bump helmets, gloves).
When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACCGov's safe driving policy.
This position is designated as an emergency position that requires your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other forced evacuations or as determined by the Manager.
MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Vocational or technical diploma in related discipline with three years of automotive maintenance and repair experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain Georgia Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of date of hire.
At least one certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) required.
Must obtain security training for the supervision of inmate workers as set forth by the Georgia Department of Corrections Standard Operating Procedures within six months of date of hire; requires the ability to meet current certification requirements set forth in the Georgia Basic Correctional Officer Training program and obtain BCOT Certification in Corrections within twelve months of hire date.
ASE Master Certification preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Establishes and/or regularly updates a learning laboratory within the ACCGov Fleet Maintenance Shop that has the tools, equipment, and resources required to offer high-quality in-person instruction.
Creates, implements, and maintains training materials that are applicable to a diverse group of participants ranging from those with little/no automotive maintenance experience, to those with years of experience in the field.
Develops ASE training documents and coursework to prepare participants for ASE Certifications.
Identifies and implements new practices and processes to address emerging technologies associated with electric vehicles, vehicle automation, telematics, and other similar areas.
Documents an individual’s progression through the program in order document areas of competency and develop additional educational/training goals specific to the individual.
Cultivates and maintains relationships with employers, community organizations, and educational providers to develop and support workforce development efforts in the automotive field.
Provides training and experience to prepare qualified participants for obtaining their Georgia Commercial Driver’s License.
Manages confidential and sensitive information using good judgment and professional practices.
Assigns work to fleet apprentices; reviews and approves completed work, and Provides regular performance review of participants.
Assists with the development, preparation, and management of the annual division budget, including the capital budget and affiliated SPLOST budgets.
Other duties as assigned.
Employee Recruitment, Development, and Retention
Collaborates with local educational and service providers to identify prospective candidates for fleet maintenance vacancies within the organization; actively works to recruit prospective employees to meet the fleet maintenance needs of the organization.
Works with department leadership to support a career ladder system that combines skills, experience, and increasing responsibilities to advance the careers of fleet maintenance employees within the organization.
Works with the Shop Supervisor and Fleet Management Administrator to identify training needs for new hires and existing employees. Provides feedback on employee growth as their performance is regularly reviewed.
Works across the organization to coordinate activities across staff from similar roles in Transit, Solid Waste, Fire and Emergency Services, and/or other affiliated departments.
Conducts new hire classes as new employees are on-boarded, including the preparation of all training materials and activities associated with each individual.
Works with vehicle manufacture and equipment providers to the ACCGov fleet to bring in industry experts to provide training related to their focus areas.
Provides regular training on advanced shop tools and equipment.
Supports the management of the fleet maintenance software by managing users, providing regular training, and troubleshooting problems as they arise.
Community Member Development
Establishes a Fleet Apprentice Internship Program that engages part-time positions in preventive and entry-level maintenance. Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, handling all employee concerns, directing work assignments, counseling and disciplining employees when necessary, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Establishes an internship program to provide structured experience to individuals considering a career in automotive maintenance.
Works with the Athens Community Corps Program to offer training and experience to the program participants; this engagement may range from a few days to several months depending on participant interest, aptitude, and availability.
Provides structured training and experience to participants actively engaged with the criminal justice system. This may include: (a) Working with the Athens-Clarke County Corrections Department to identify program participants; (b) Providing a structured training program that documents participant competencies and skills growth; (c) Providing for inmate security by observing inmate behavior; (d) Assigning work to inmates; reviews and approves completed work; (e) Transporting inmates between the fleet maintenance shop and the correctional facility; (f) Ensuring the safety of inmates participating in the program; (g) Working with the Athens-Clarke County Corrections Department and other relevant parties to enable participants to receive on-the-job training certificates for their successful experience with the fleet program; and (h) Identifying other industry-related certifications that apply to program participation, and providing the training and experience required to achieve such certifications.
Performs vehicle and equipment corrective and preventive maintenance as needed to support the work of the division.
Maintains professional certifications, including the yearly Correctional Officer certification as established by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST).
Administers workforce programming, including managing program budget and staff, participant on-boarding, identifying resources to support participants, building internal and external partnerships, ongoing program development and enhancement, participant career coaching and job placement, and evaluation of program outcomes.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the assigned department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Workforce Development Coordinator.
Knowledge of the terminology used within the industry.
Knowledge of work orders, inspection forms, technical manuals, maintenance schedules, etc., and procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.
Knowledge of training program development and needs assessment principles and techniques.
Knowledge of department policies and procedures and state and local laws/ordinances.
Knowledge of modern corrections procedures, first aid and CPR.
Knowledge of the principles, operation, construction, and repair of gasoline and diesel engines, brake and suspension systems, transmission systems, air conditioning systems, computer control engines, automated vehicle location systems, multiplex electrical systems, diesel exhaust after treatment systems and federal commercial driver's license regulations.
Knowledge of modern office procedures as required in the performance of duties.
Skill in presenting training materials to diverse groups.
Skill in the use of maintenance equipment such as in-ground hoists, brake lathes, 50-ton presses, bench grinders, tire repair and balancing equipment, etc., electronic test and diagnostic equipment, and air conditioning repair equipment.
Skill in managing multiple tasks, objectives, and priorities while treating people with dignity, consideration, and mutual respect.
Skill in use of miscellaneous vehicles and equipment such as forklifts, two-way radios, vehicle manufactures diagnostic software, etc.
Skill and experience in gathering information and presenting written materials, reports, and documents.
Skill and proficiency with computers.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally.
Ability to use tablets, video equipment, and various training aides.
Ability to use and comprehend manufactures’ service manuals to diagnose and repair vehicles and equipment.
Ability to perform preventive and corrective vehicle maintenance procedures.
Ability to maintain professional certifications and licenses, including ASE and Correctional Officer certifications.
Ability to organize and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.
Ability to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, budgetary, and equipment needs as they pertain to departmental and personnel operations and activities.
Ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner and according to departmental and/or governmental regulations.
Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures and related information, including safety training needs.
Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in handling emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.
Ability to handle the required mathematical calculations.
Ability to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.
Ability to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.
HOW TO APPLY
To see full job description and apply, please visit www.accgov.com/jobs. Position open until filled.