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Class Code: 3224
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
One Salary
Annual / Hourly
Annual salaries are calculations based on approved hourly rates.

Summary Statement: Responsible for managing the statewide fleet operations for the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), including procurement, maintenance, repair, modification, recalls, and disposal of vehicles and equipment. Supervises staffing, budgeting, vehicle and equipment registration and licensing. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Plans, organizes, and directs the DPS fleet management operations, including vehicle and equipment procurement, maintenance, repair and disposal.

2. Prepares and administers the fleet management budget; and oversees the tracking, reporting, and expenditure of funds.

3. Plans and manages computerized information systems for inventory control, accounting, and record keeping as required for fleet management operations.

4. Collaborates with automobile manufacturers to develop detailed specifications for vehicles and other equipment and to make recommendations to address various safety issues (i.e. CVPI Blue Ribbon Commission) and operational procedures.

5. Plans, organizes and directs the statewide deployment of specialized equipment for emergency and/or special situations.

6. Serves as liaison between the unit, section, bureau, division, Department, and/or other agencies and associations to exchange information and investigate and resolve issues.

7. Participates on various committees and in various professional organizations and affiliations associated with fleet management.

8. Establishes and evaluates work procedures, preventive maintenance and repair standards, service schedules, quality control programs, and policies and procedures for hazardous waste and environmental issues consistent with federal, state and local laws.

9. Develops specifications for the procurement of vehicles, equipment, parts and supplies necessary for fleet management.

10. Prepares Requests for Proposal, grant requests, cost analyses; makes recommendations for acceptance or rejection of bid proposals.

11. Evaluates contractor, vendor, and supplier contract performance.

12. Prepares written reports on the operation of fleet management.

13. Establishes and maintains a customer service program to ensure the highest quality of timely and cost-effective service.

14. Plans and directs the work of fleet supervisors in various statewide locations; evaluates employee performance; ensures adequate training of personnel; administers disciplinary action as required.

15. Participates in the development of selection criteria and devices for prospective employees; interviews and selects candidates.

16. Directs short and long range planning for fleet operations and acquisitions, customer service, and fiscal issues.

17. Oversees the administration of all fleet related contracts.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

1. occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in automotive and equipment maintenance and repair work.

2. the principles and practices of fleet management.

3. automotive and heavy equipment maintenance, repair, and testing functions.

4. general techniques, materials, and practices of trades associated with automotive and mechanical equipment.

5. applicable federal and state, laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of automotive and repair facilities.

6. the principles and techniques of cost analysis.

7. automated systems and their capabilities.

8. equipment specifications and procurement procedures.

9. the principles and practices of employee supervision, evaluation, and training.


1. project management.


1. analyze operating effectiveness and efficiency to devise, develop and implement improvements.

2. analyze information and draw valid conclusions.

3. communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the public and other employees.

4. adapt to rapidly developing and changing technology.

5. establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


May be required to move items up to 50 pounds for distances of up to 10 feet.

May be required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel and squat for extended periods of time.

May be exposed to bodily fluids, fumes or dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and moderate to loud noise levels.


May be subject to call-outs or irregular hours.

May be required to testify in legal hearings.

Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver license.

Must obtain a valid Arizona commercial driver license within six months of hire or promotion date.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Automotive Technology, Business or Public Administration, or a related field and a minimum of five (5) years of recent and progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in fleet management.

Related work experience may be substituted for required education at the rate of thirty (30) semester hours per year of experience.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Exempt


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Current as of: 7/23/2014 12:47:48 PM