Job Description

Openings as of 7/10/2020

  • Fleet Service Manager JobID: 51167
  • Position Type:
    Professional/Technical/Supervisor, Transportation

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    Manager, Fleet Service
    1.0 FTE- 261 Days
    Salary Range- APT 7 ($73,852 - $110,778)

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Under the direction of the Director of Transportation, plans, organizes and directs functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing, operation, maintenance and repair of District vehicles; coordinates and directs personnel, resources and communications to meet District vehicle needs and assure smooth and efficient activities; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel; and other related work as required.

    -Plan, organize and direct functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing, operation, maintenance and repair of District vehicles; establish and maintain priorities and timelines; assure vehicle-related functions and activities comply with established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
    -Coordinate and direct personnel, resources and communications to meet District vehicle needs and assure smooth and efficient activities; confer with various District departments concerning vehicle needs and issues; assure proper and timely resolution of related problems and conflicts; direct garage activities to assure District vehicles are maintained in a safe and proper operating condition.
    -Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel including any disciplinary actions; coordinate subordinate work assignments and review work to assure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures.
    -Monitor, evaluate and determine priority of vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair projects.
    -Plan, organize and recommend the procurement of District vehicles; prepare vehicle specifications according to District needs; research and evaluate new vehicles; assist in the coordination of purchasing and assure optimal pricing and quality of vehicles for the District; participate in related negotiation and quotation activities; oversee the selling or disposal of used District vehicles.
    -Coordinate and direct the operation of the District fleet tracking including automated record-keeping and billing functions; oversee and assure proper input of related data including cost per vehicle, cost per mile, parts cost, and invoice information; assist with the processing of insurance claims involving District vehicles.
    -Monitor and evaluate District vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair functions to identify needs and determine financial effectiveness and operational efficiency.
    -Provide consultation to District personnel and others concerning vehicle maintenance, repair and procurement operations, projects and activities; respond to inquiries, resolve issues and conflicts and provide detailed and technical information regarding related laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.
    -Assure adequate personnel, equipment and material levels to meet maintenance, servicing and repair needs; coordinate equipment, material and supply purchases as appropriate; direct related inventory functions.
    -Direct and participate in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to vehicles, maintenance, repairs, projects, mileage, depreciation, financial activity and assigned duties.
    -Assist in the development and preparation of the annual preliminary budget for vehicle maintenance, repair, operation, servicing and procurement functions; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
    -Monitor District fuel sites to assure compliance with environmental standards and regulations; assure proper maintenance of fuel levels at District servicing sites.
    -Provide technical information and assistance to the Director of Transportation regarding automotive needs and issues; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs.
    -Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information; maintains direct communication with the Director of Transportation and other departments regarding operations and potential problems.
    -Facilitates and/or participates in meetings and communications with District, departments and Denver/Boulder Metro area meetings.
    -Assists with the recommendation of assignments, promotions, transfers, and/or termination of all employees on the fleet service team.
    -Investigates allegations, facilitates due process, writes disciplinary letters and supervises reviews regarding employee conduct and performance.
    -Mediate and mitigate department issues and conflicts.
    -Maintains a flexible, on-call 24/7, schedule with early morning weather reporting, late evening meetings, and accident investigations.
    -Maintain all required certifications throughout employment.
    -Perform other duties as assigned.


    -High School diploma or equivalent
    -Minimum of five years experience in maintenance repair
    -Complete and submitted BVSD online application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English
    -Currently hold a valid Colorado Driver's License.
    -Possess or obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License with PS endorsements; must acquire after 60 days.
    -Submit a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and must be insurable and maintain insurability per Colorado School Districts Self Insurance Pool (CSDSIP) standards.
    -Working knowledge of transportation computer applications, i.e. routing, GPS and internal personnel management software; must acquire after 60 days.
    -Obtain and maintain a Department of Transportation Medical Examiner's Certificate.
    -Successfully pass state required evaluations.
    -Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations and standard practices affecting the operation of a school transportation system.
    -Thorough knowledge of personnel management.
    -Demonstrated public relations skills.
    -Ability to maintain thorough and accurate records.
    -Demonstrated school bus routing and scheduling skills.
    -Master ASE in at least one area; preferred upon at entry, required to obtain within 6 months.
    -Possess and maintain a Department of Transportation Medical Examiner's Certificate.
    -CDE Inspector Qualification Certificate endorsement within 60 days of hire.
    -CDE Third Party Tester Qualification Certificate endorsement within one (1) year of hire.
    -Colorado Diesel Opacity license endorsement within 60 days of hire.
    -Colorado Underground Storage Tank Class A & B Certified within one (1) year of hire.
    -Brake Inspector certificate.

    -Four years of college or equivalent advanced training to qualify for a Bachelor’s degree with a major pertinent to the position requirements.
    -Minimum of three years supervisory or lead experience with vehicle maintenance programs
    -Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    -Ability to work a flexible schedule.
    -Experience in overseeing and coordinating dispatch or logistics operations and personnel.
    -Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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