Assistant Vehicle And Equipment Superintendent

Fairfax, Virginia
$63,213.07 - $105,355.12 Annually
Jul 17, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Assists the Vehicle and Equipment Superintendent to provide maintenance and support operations such as vehicle repairs, tire repairs, road service, fuel site, preventive maintenance services, and required vehicle inspections. Further duties include:

  • Coordinates the flow of work between shifts.
  • Establishes and reviews work schedules.
  • Provides written activity reports.
  • Supervises all support operations and Vehicle and Equipment Supervisor positions.
  • Initiates and coordinates training requirements.
  • Handles customer complaints.
  • Assists safety coordinator in safety and accident investigations.
  • Responds to fleet statistical queries.
  • Promotes safety and monitors condition of facility and equipment.
  • Acts for the Facility Superintendent in his absence.
  • May be detailed as the DVS Quality Control or Motor Pool/Safety/Training Assistant Vehicle and Equipment Superintendent for a specified period.

Note: This job announcement may be used to fill multiple current and future full-time Assistant Vehicle and Equipment Superintendent positions at other Department of Vehicle Services (DVS) locations -Alban, Jermantown, Newington or West Ox depending on the needs of the hiring department. Working hours will offset the Superintendent's working hours.

To learn more about a career with Fairfax County Department of Vehicle Services, watch our video "This is The Department of Vehicle Services"

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
  • Oversees, directs and manages all vehicle and equipment maintenance and support operations on an assigned shift or at an off-site location;
  • Coordinates and oversees a variety of garage activities, such as vehicle and tire repair, road service, preventive maintenance, fuel site, etc., and may test drive vehicles;
  • Directs, administers and coordinates the repair and maintenance of heavy and special purpose equipment at an off-site facility;
  • Establishes and reviews work schedules to ensure best utilization of personnel;
  • Coordinates repairs and priorities with the facility's Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents on other shifts, commercial repair firms and customers as required;
  • Supervises and participates in the inspection of motor vehicles and monitors compliance with maintenance practices;
  • Reviews repair orders and commercial job tickets for accuracy and completeness;
  • Ensures adherence to all County purchasing procedures and requirements;
  • Ensures that fleet statistic al data is maintained for reference;
  • Prepares written justification for long -range budget requirements for staffing, operating expenses, and capital equipment;
  • Prepares periodic activity reports;
  • Conducts audit compliance inspections;
  • Assists in preparing vehicle specifications;
  • Coordinates the receipt of new equipment between vendors and customers;
  • Handles customer complaints;
  • Performs performance evaluations, employee discipline, counseling and training;
  • Assists Safety Coordinator in accident investigations;
  • Manages and oversees the random drug testing for CDL holders.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of the methods, equipment and supplies used in vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance and garage management;
  • Ability to plan, schedule and supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to perform audits of site records, work procedures, facilities and equipment and take corrective action as required;
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports;
  • Ability to work with various business firms in the procurement of equipment;
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with County staff.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus three years of experience in vehicle maintenance; Plus two years of experience at the supervisory level.

Must possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Class B.

  • High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education.
  • Four or more years of experience in vehicle maintenance and three years of experience at the supervisory level in an equipment maintenance/repair shop.
  • Ability to maintain effective public and employee relationships.
  • Experience keeping records and preparing reports.
  • Knowledge and experience in M5 or similar vehicle maintenance management information systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with personal computer software applications (preferably Microsoft Office applications) for writing reports and memos, creating or using spreadsheets, and creating or maintaining databases.
  • Ability to maintain effective public and employee relationships.
  • Must have and maintain a Master ASE certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

  • The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, driving record check, Commercial Driver License (CDL) screening, and pre-employment physical.
  • This position is classified as essential personnel. The appointee is required to report to work during times of inclement weather or other emergencies.

Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items up to 20 pounds; and ability to operate commercial vehicles. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.

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