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Fleet Maintenance Specialist

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Des Moines Public Schools

Des Moines, IA 50309
Professional/Technical Services
30 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Des Moines Public Schools is Iowa's largest provider of K-12 education, some to nearly 5,000 employees serving 33,000 students. Every job is necessary for student success. The district is offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for Fleet Maintenance Specialist at this time. Salary/Benefits: $69,118 - $83,637/year. Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, IPERS. A Fleet Meaintenance Specialist will provide daily support to the transportation department manager in guiding and directing the activities of the transportation department, focusing on the fleet maintenance function to ensure safe and properly maintained school buses. Provide direct supervision and assist in the evaluation of subordinate workers. This position requires independent judgment and decision making on a regular basis. The essential functions as shown below represent only the key areas of responsibility; specific position requirements will vary according to the needs of the transportation department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Determine, coordinate and communicate maintenance needs of district fleet of buses and other equipment, assigns workload to maintenance staff.
2. Evaluate job performance of assigned staff and submits written performance reviews.
3. Supervise and directs the work for transportation employees.
4. Investigate alleged incidents of staff misconduct or incompetence and carries out discipline process.
5. Maintain accurate equipment and financial records for fuel, parts and repair data.
6. Provide reports and budget information as needed.
7. Assist with competency and safety training of drivers, associates and maintenance staff.
8. Use databases to access vehicle maintenance and relay information to drivers, staff and public.
9. Attend work on a prompt and regular basis.
10. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students and other employees.
11. Maintain confidentiality.
12. Perform other duties as assigned. HIRING SPECIFICATIONS:
Required:
1. High School Diploma
2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills
3. Experience working with computerized databases/applications
4. Minimum of five years satisfactory service mechanic experience or equivalent
5. Ability to demonstrate effective supervisory, leadership, and organizational skills
6. Ability to evaluate and motivate employees 7. Knowledge of the City of Des Moines and school locations
8. Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment, effectively communicating timely and accurate information and decisions
9. Knowledge and application of State and Federal transportation rules and guidelines
10. Competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills Desired:
1. Post High School education or training
2. Leadership/management experience of a maintenance facility
3. Ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Drivers License and Iowa School Bus Operators Permit Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Maintenance Manager

Reference: 708083333

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