The City of Gilroy is ideally situated in south Santa Clara County, 28 miles south of San Jose and 15 miles east of the Pacific Coastline. Gilroy has emerged as a thriving city of almost 60,000 residents, with a healthy economic base. The world-famous Silicon Valley, one of the world’s most enterprising and technologically advanced metropolitan areas, is located within a 1/2-hour drive north of the city. Gilroy is best known as the “Garlic Capital of the World.” But the City is also known for its peaceful residential environment, its award-winning parks, golf course and recreation programs, and for its “urban forest.”
The Fleet Superintendent/Manager reports to the Administrative Services Director and manages the activities within the Fleet Division for the City. This includes all new vehicle purchasing, vehicle maintenance, vehicle disposal, and management for a staff of three mechanics. A key aspect of this role relates to the overall administration for fleet services. This involves management and supervision of staff, coordination of the software system utilized to track vehicles/equipment, work orders, time and materials, and periodic “charge-back” reports, development and administration of the five-year operating budget, 20-year capital improvement budget and ongoing monitoring of expenses. There are numerous reporting/tracking requirements for the city and state, and this position will also coordinate with other city work units in vehicle/equipment procurement and coordination of related projects.
This position will require any combination of education and experience equal to an AA degree in automotive technology, automotive/equipment maintenance or a related field and six or more years of recent fleet and equipment and maintenance/repair experience, including two or more years of supervisory experience as a lead worker or higher. Current ASE or equivalent certifications are highly desired as is bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities. The current salary range is $86,892 - $115,872 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura. This position is open until filled, with a first review of resumes scheduled for January 28, 2022.