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Fleet Manager Public Works
Cherokee County Public Works
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

Remote Position?

No

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the Director and
Operations Manager in managing the Public Works Department. The position is responsible for
supervising departmental personnel; planning; training; managing the Public Works fleet and
equipment; maintaining equipment inventory and is the liaison to the Cherokee County Fleet
Department. Coordinates repairs and maintenance with the Cherokee Fleet Department. Assist
managing Public Works ensuring compliance by staff with applicable policies, procedures, codes
and regulations; and performing related clerical/administrative tasks. The position works
independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
assigned.
Supervises staff, including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and
evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and recommending termination.
Coordinates maintenance and repairs with all Public Works fleet as liaison with the Cherokee
County Fleet Department.
Prioritize and schedule maintenance of all vehicles and equipment. Maintains Equipment
inventory and tracking mileage and hours for recommended service as required.
Collaborates with supervisors and crew leaders to coordinate equipment maintenance and
implements preventative measures to ensure proper use to extend longevity of Public Works
Fleet.
Assists Director with vehicle and equipment replacement priorities, fleet budgeting and
overhaul/service re-build priorities.

Contacts vendors and suppliers regarding procurement of vehicles and equipment.
Assists the Director in developing departmental policies and procedures, and in reviewing new or
revised federal or state regulations or County policies and procedures; assists in determining
impact on departmental operations and informs crew supervisors of changes in operations.
Assists the Director in compiling and analyzing departmental statistics and preparing monthly
reports for the County Manager, and in preparing the annual operating budget.
Performs clerical/administrative tasks such as preparing periodic employee performance
evaluations, completing and or approving paperwork such as reports and forms on vehicle and
equipment maintenance, timesheets, equipment usage or material tickets; or performing data
entry.
Attends or conducts staff and other professional meetings to exchange information; attends
technical or professional workshops or seminars to improve technical or professional skills.

Requirements

Education and Experience
Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and
skills is acceptable.
Requires high school diploma or GED, and one year of college or vocational school
education in fleet and vehicle maintenance and repairs or a closely related field.
Requires a valid State of Georgia Driver’s License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle
Record.
Requires six years of experience in fleet and vehicle maintenance and repairs, including
four years in a supervisory capacity.