Richardson, Texas, is a thriving, economically and politically stable suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the most dynamic and robust regions in the country. Richardson has a population of 122,570 residents and encompasses 28.5 square miles within Dallas and Collin counties. In addition to easy access to major highways and airports, four Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) light rail stations within the City provide convenient connections to surrounding communities. Richardson is a sophisticated community with the amenities of the bustling Metro area, yet still retains a friendly, small-town feel, making it an appealing place to live, work, and play.
The Facilities and Fleet Department is split into two sections. The Fleet division is made up of 15 technicians, two service porters, two warehouse technicians, and six supervisory staff. It has six service bays, totaling 18,000 square feet, and general materials and automotive warehouses totaling 19,000 square feet. The total number of units in fleet is 635. The Fleet division has a FY2023-24 operating budget of $6,671,117 and a FY2023-24 capital budget of $6,004,212. The Facilities division has 42 occupied facilities totaling over 1,000,000 square feet. It’s made up of 13 maintenance staff and 23 custodial staff. The Facilities division has a FY2023-24 operating budget of $6,001,981, and a FY2023-24 facility maintenance fund budget of $599,442.
The Director of Facilities and Fleet is a new position, as a recent reorganization brought fleet, facilities, and custodial under this new position. Under general administrative direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Director oversees the operations and services of the City’s Facilities and Fleet Department, including the maintenance, repair, alteration, and replacement of City facilities and its fleet, as well as management of the City’s warehouse. This position directs custodial operations for City facilities and plans and manages capital improvements, equipment replacement, and associated projects performed in-house or by contractors.
The City of Richardson seeks a forward-thinking, collaborative team-player to serve as its Director of Fleet and Facilities. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field, plus eight or more years of progressively responsible experience in facility and/or fleet maintenance, with a minimum of four years in a supervisory/ management role. A master’s degree is preferred. Local government experience is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
The City of Richardson is offering a competitive salary range of $140,000 - $160,000 based on experience and qualifications.
For more information on this position contact:
Marsha Reed, Senior Vice President