THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate must demonstrate knowledge, sklls and abilities in the following areas in able to perform the essential functions of this classification:
- Manages, plans, coordinates and assists with daily operational work activities of the maintenance mechanics (MM) in two offices (Santa Fe Springs and Sylmar);
- Manages the District’s fleet management program including acquisition, utilization, repair, and replacement of vehicles and equipment;
- Develops, schedules and manages District and contract personnel to implement an ongoing preventative maintenance program for all District needs;
- Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel, provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies;
- Inspects and ensures compliance with facility maintenance performance goals and budget, inspects work in progress and reviews completed work for quantity and quality of workmanship; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems;
- Maintains electronic service records, fuel and operational supplies, parts and shop equipment inventory; produces daily and monthly reports such as, but not limited to, fuel and mileage usage, records of repairs, service work completed, and parts used; may prepare other related reports for department managers as needed;
- Uses a computerized system for tracking inventory of shop tools, spray equipment and supplies, and vehicle parts and the maintenance of such equipment;
- Responsible for the servicing, repairing and maintenance of general equipment and facilities associated with the District’s buildings and grounds at both the Santa Fe Springs and Sylmar offices;
- Maintains and supervises contracts for District facilities, such as janitorial, HVAC, building alarms, plumbing, electrical, and landscape maintenance and fleet maintenance; ensures work complies with contract documents;
- Prepares and manages annual department budget, procures materials and equipment, and tracks expenses associated with vehicle and facilities maintenance activities;
- Prepares Requests for Proposals (RFP’s), manages the project bidding process and oversees vendors and contractors for facilities projects from inception to completion, including capital improvements, landscape maintenance, and janitorial services and ensures contract compliance with established agency procedures;
- Ensures District vehicles and fleet maintenance shop are in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Environmental Quality and California Safety and Health Act (CalOSHA);
- Designs and fabricates, occasionally, special equipment for the operational control and scientific-technical programs;
- Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of facilities and fleet maintenance; incorporates new developments as appropriate;
- Will serve on various committees; prepares staff reports and other necessary correspondence;
- Keeps informed and knowledgeable about District policies and procedures;
- Conducts quality control and safety inspections of facilities, fleet and equipment; ensures the adherence to safe work procedures;
- May be required to work after hours, weekends and holidays and respond to facility emergencies or alarm calls; and
- Performs, occasionally, other tasks or functions not stated in this description based on District operational needs.
Experience and Education:
Any combination of education and/or experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. An Associate’s degree OR at least 60 units/credits of completed work from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, engineering, facilities and fleet management; or specialized technical or on the job training in facilities and fleet management and maintenance service.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities and fleet maintenance and management, or related field, including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described are those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The District provides reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Medium Work – Incumbent(s) in this class perform work which involves frequent lifting, twisting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects approximately 50 pounds or less. Heavier lifting is an infrequent aspect of this class.
Mobility – Incumbent(s) must have complete and normal mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects; be able to stand, stoop, reach and bend, feel, talk, hear, see; and walk on uneven terrain such as fields, dirt banks, natural and improved stream and river or drainage beds, and shallow ponds. Maintain the strength, stamina and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, work around machines, to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools and other equipment.
Environmental Conditions – On occasion work is performed in extremely high temperatures, which may include the requirement that heavy protective gear and equipment be carried. Extreme dryness is present much of the time although some weather conditions or locations include humid conditions. The employee will be exposed to hazards, which include insect bites, chemicals, fumes and dust.
Physical Demands – Incumbent partly works in an office environment and partly works in and around facilities and systems and may be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Incumbent will interact with contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Other Conditions – Incumbent(s) may be exposed to and handle toxic and/or hazardous substances; may be available on call for evening and weekend emergencies, as assigned; travel within and out of county; work, when necessary, in extreme weather without effective protection from heat, cold, and rain; and work with potential exposure to uncooperative persons. California Code of Regulations, Title 8, and Section 5144, Appendix A requires an employee to comply with mandatory Fit Respiratory Testing Procedures.
Possession of a current valid driver license will be required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment in this class. Must be insurable with the District's insurance carrier. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver’s license and reflects driving records during the course of employment with GLACVCD. A CURRENT (within 60 days) H-6 PRINTOUT WILL BE REQUIRED UPON FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENT.
A valid certification by the California Department of Public Health as a Public Health Vector Control Certified Technician must be obtained within one year of employment and maintained throughout employment in this classification.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment is contingent upon the candidate successful passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background clearance prior to assuming this assignment, including Live Scan (fingerprinting). The GLACVCD is committed to maintaining a drug free workplace. California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5144, Appendix A requires an employee to comply with mandatory Fit Testing Procedures.
This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. To be considered further for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application, including resume and cover letter that reflect the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities at:
The District anticipates in conducting an initial screening of applications for further consideration in late April 2017 and second screening of applications in early May 2017. Incomplete applications or candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered further.
EO/ADA Employer: The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against an employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, medical condition, physical or mental disability. GLACVCD utilizes e-Verify.