Light Vehicle Fleet Section Supervisor

3 days left

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$47,236.80 - $89,273.60 Annually
Posted
Oct 04, 2019
Closes
Oct 24, 2019
Ref
2980-20B-DES-DB
Function
Management
Industry
Automotive
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services' Auto Equipment Bureau is seeking a motivated leader to supervise staff who perform repairs, preventive maintenance and vehicle safety inspections on all County and Arlington Public Schools vehicular equipment.

Specific duties include:
  • Assigning, supervising, performing, and inspecting preventive maintenance and repairs on gasoline and diesel engines, chassis and bodies of all equipment including trucks, tractors, passenger cars, motorcycles, and other motorized County equipment;
  • Monitoring program costs and making recommendations on the feasibility of major repairs or replacement of equipment from a budget perspective, including assisting in the preparation of budget documents;
  • Inspecting work in progress to ensure conformity with County, State and Federal standards;
  • Enforcing safety rules and other accident prevention measures and ensuring that staff have the necessary tools, equipment and supplies to complete work assignments;
  • Completing employee performance evaluations and ensuring that staff receive the appropriate training necessary to perform job duties according to industry standards; and
  • Preparing work orders, program projections and reports using an automated work order and vehicle maintenance reporting system and Microsoft Office applications.
Supervision is received from the Trades Manager/Leader II (Shop Superintendent).

Selection Criteria

Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent plus significant experience in automotive shop operations that may have included experience as a mechanic, shop foreman, or shop supervisor with mechanical repair experience.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience utilizing an automated vehicle maintenance reporting system;
  • Experience coordinating the work of others; and/or
  • Completion of courses in auto mechanics or shop practices.


Special Requirements

1) The applicant must possess, or obtain within six (6) months of appointment, a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) from the applicant's place of residence.

2) The applicant must possess, or obtain a Safety Inspector's License within the first twelve (12) months of employment.

3) The applicant must possess a valid driver's license and must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record and passing a pre-employment drug screening as required by applicable standards and required background check.

4) Applicants must provide written consent for Arlington County to obtain from previous employer's information required by Department of Transportation (DOT) agency regulations concerning drug and alcohol testing information. Prior to the time of appointment, the successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screening. The successful applicant will be subject to drug screening, at such times during employment, as required by federal, state and local standards and policies.

5) Ability to work in an environment that includes exposure to noise, odors, dust, grease and dirt with extended periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching and lifting light to very heavy objects and equipment. Must be able to lift heavy objects weighing 25-50 pounds unilaterally; carry 75-100 pounds bilaterally and push/pull 50-75 pounds unassisted.

Additional Information

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., subject to change based on the needs of the Bureau. Seasonal overtime and availability for call-back in emergencies is required. This position is designated as an emergency employee.

NOTE: Anyone hired without the VA State Certified Safety Inspector License, or the Commercial Driver's License, will be appointed as a Trainee and must obtain the permit/license within the specified time frame.
  • Once obtained, the CDL and VA State Certified Safety Inspector Licenses must be kept in good standing for on-going employment.

The salary range for the trainee level is $43,617.60 - $66,622.40.

The official title for this position is Trades Manager/Leader I.

Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. In order to receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

01

What is your highest level of education?
  • High School or equivalent
  • Some College
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree


02

How much experience do you have in automotive shop operations that may have included experience as a mechanic, shop foreman, or shop supervisor with mechanical repair experience?
  • None
  • Less than 6 months
  • 6 to less than 12 months
  • 1 to less than 2 years
  • 2 to less than 3 years
  • 3 years or more


03

Please check ALL which describes your automotive shop operations experience. Be sure that the detail of this experience is reflected on your application.
  • Mechanic
  • Shop Foreman
  • Shop Supervisor
  • None of the above


04

Please check any of the following for which you have experience: Please check all that apply and ensure that supporting details are included in your application for credit.
  • Experience using an automated vehicle maintenance reporting system
  • Managing of light equipment/automotive shop operations
  • Hands-on mechanical experience performing preventive maintenance and/or repair on light to heavy vehicles and equipment
  • Coordinating the work of others
  • None of the above


05

Please list any successfully completed courses and/or certifications in auto mechanics or shop practices. If not applicable, put N/A.

06

This position requires that you possess or obtain a valid commercial drivers license from your state of residence within six (6) months and a Virginia State Certified Safety Inspector License within twelve (12) months of employment. Please check all that apply:
  • I have a Virginia State Certified Safety Inspector License
  • I can obtain a Virginia State Certified Safety Inspector License within twelve (12) months of employment
  • I have a valid Class A CDL
  • I have a valid Class B CDL
  • I can obtain a CDL within six (6) months of employment


07

I understand 1) that I must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record; 2) that I must provide written consent for Arlington County to obtain from previous employers information required by DOT agency regulations concerning drug and alcohol testing information and 3) that prior to appointment, I must pass a pre-employment drug screening, and will be subject to drug screening at such times during employment as required by federal, state and local standards and policies. I have read the above statement and agree to it.
  • Yes
  • No


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