Apparatus Support Manager (Management Analyst II)
Develops and approves vehicle and equipment specifications and technical information for formalized bids. Evaluates formalized bids and makes purchase recommendations on behalf of the county. Maintains effective business relationships with partner agencies, both within the county as well as with a wide variety of external vendors. Maximizes warranty recovery on both vehicles and equipment. Manages projects and activities involving planners, engineers, vendors, and agency management. Reviews, analyzes and evaluates work orders, invoices and other information and data. Conducts cost/benefit studies evaluating existing and proposed systems. Prioritizes and implements changes accordingly. Represents section and agency interests on a variety of committees, workgroups or selection processes. Establishes coaches and develops professional staff.
This is a 40 hour work week position. Overtime, flex time, nights, weekends, holidays, emergency call-out and overnight travel will be required.
- Performs a wide-range of professional work in multiple administration functions within an organizational unit including analysis and project management;
- May supervise administrative and paraprofessional staff;
- Performs a variety of technical and professional work related to monitoring and reporting on departmental business processes, activities, and outcomes;
- Plans, develops, and implements comprehensive communication and education plans on programs and services for both county agencies and community organizations;
- Assists with developing and conducting special studies and research initiatives, by designing survey instruments, gathering data and information from department staff, developing data analysis tools, conducting statistical analyses, initiating literature reviews, etc.;
- Conducts analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative data in order to track and monitor various business process indicators;
- Serves as the point-person and liaison within the department and with central county
- departments regarding a designated program and functional areas of responsibility;
- Prepares reports and presentations of analysis and findings.
- Knowledge of the mission, goals and objectives of the organizational unit, program or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to various functional areas of business operation (e.g., personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
- Ability to identify and describe a range of possible solutions for solving business problems;
- Ability to apply research methods to design studies and assessments, and statistical analysis techniques to identify patterns and trends in data;
- Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
- Ability to train, lead, and/or supervise paraprofessional staff.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the field related to the assigned functional area; plus two years of professional work experience within the functional area such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and business management, statistics, mathematics, or related field.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class may be subject to criminal background checks and/or credit checks as a condition of initial or continued employment. Current valid driver's license.
Ability to meet all requirements of a CDL physical; visual acuity and manual dexterity required to both read technical documents and operate electronic communications devices; employee must be able to effectively communicate with others and relay technical objectives and plans both orally and in writing; ability to climb under, in and out of specialized fire apparatuses; ability to operate a wide variety of motor vehicles including specialized fire apparatus; all duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Ability to obtain the following within one year from date of hire:
Class B CDL;
Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVOC) certificate;
Incident Management System certifications: ICS100, 200, 700, and 800; Skills, Knowledge and Abilities;
Previous experience in development and execution of vehicle and/or equipment technical specifications;
Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, Power Point and Publisher;
Previous experience with the Maximus 5 (M5) fleet program;
Previous experience with data collection, compilation, analysis and report presentation;
Previous experience with warranty and insurance claims management.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.