Fleet Manager - Facilities, Planning, and Management

Job description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Parking and Mobility, the Fleet Manager organizes, implements, and supervises the maintenance, repairs, modification, and replacement of all University-owned vehicles, and motorized mobile equipment with the goal of ensuring the proper, safe, and reliable operations, and the availability of such vehicles within budgetary limitations by performing the duties and responsibilities of the position as described herein. The Fleet Manager manages the campus shuttle operation, including communicating with the contract provider about all scheduling and operational requirements, complaints, analysis of reports, development and preparation of oral and written reports, and recommendations, to the department Director and senior leadership.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations found in print, as well as websites, blogs, and other media sources.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals through the use of Microsoft Office software applications, and other applications, using computers and mobile electronic devices.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, managers, or customers.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret bid amounts, proposal amounts, invoices, estimates, work orders, and then calculate sums, averages, unit costs, hourly rates, as typically used in a fleet management operation.
  • Ability to write budgetary reports and accounting spreadsheets through use of Microsoft Office software applications, and other applications, using computers and mobile electronic devices.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, managers, or customers.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only a limited standardization may exist.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, electronic, graphical, or numerical form.
  • Ability to self-direct own work and capable of effectively coordinating the work of others.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that requires individual thought and initiative.
  • Capable of implementing processes which meet the diverse needs of complex organizations.
  • Ability to maintain professional standards and conduct during stressful and sometimes adversarial situations.
  • Ability to deliver and follow detailed instructions.
  • Possesses strong oral, written, and electronic communications skills.
  • Proficient in use of a variety of software applications and able to learn new ones.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experienced in operating at least two of the following types of vehicles: trucks, buses, heavy equipment
  • Two years experience automotive/heavy equipment technician (mechanic) and/or experience as a fleet manager
  • 5 years of experience in automotive and/or heavy equipment industry

  • Current, valid Colorado Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree
  • Current, valid Colorado CDL Class A or CDL Class B Driver's License
  • Training and/or certification as a Heavy Equipment Operator ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician and/or CAFM Fleet Manager or CAFS Fleet Specialist
  • Knowledge of TMA CMMS (WebTMA)
  • 7 years of relevant experience, with progressive greater responsibilities in the field's automotive repair and/or fleet management

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 000728
Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 7/8/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable