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Douglas County  5430
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FLEET SERVICES ASSISTANT
Pay Range 209

INTRODUCTION

This classification performs support duties to the operation of Fleet Services in the primary areas of fueling, parts, custodial and currier services.

EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES

(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.  Any one position may not perform all listed tasks.)

1. Maintain SAAR fuel site. Stock supplies, inspect fire extinguishers, replace fuel filters, rotate fuel tank probes, measure fuel tank levels.  Perform similar limited service to other County fuel sites.

2. Light Duty automotive preventative maintenance.  Working under the supervision of the shop supervisor, maintenance coordinator, and/or leadworker, independently perform preventative maintenance on a variety of light duty automotive vehicles.  Maintenance performed may include general inspection of vehicle condition, changing of fluids and filters, checking all fluid levels, fueling, etc.  Will notify Fleet Coordinator when maintenance is completed or if vehicle is held for further repairs.

3. Maintain Fleet Services facility.  Provide custodial services to offices, conference room, lunch room and restrooms, inspect fire extinguishers, keep outside yard areas clean and free of debris, dispose trash, maintain service gates area.

4. Assist in Fleet Services parts room.  Order routine items, receive and stock inventory.  Use automated parts management system to maintain accurate and timely parts information on work orders, purchase orders and items ordered and received.  Gather parts for standard vehicle services and have ready for technician.

5. Provide courier or errand service to transport customers, vehicles and parts.  Train new staff in these areas.

6. As needed, assist technicians and service personnel by performing semi-skilled tasks.

7. Accurately record time in automated computer system as required and record comments regarding work performed and/or condition of vehicles.  Provide information to Fleet Coordinator and customer as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION

Knowledge ofReasonable knowledge of standard practices, materials, and methods used in preventative maintenance, minor mechanical repair, fueling and lubrication and fuel dispensing operations on light duty automotive type vehicles; basic knowledge of auto detailing; basic knowledge of and skill in alphanumeric filing and mathematics.  Skill in: Processing information on computerized equipment, operating required vehicles, safe operation and care of tools.  Ability to: Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; Understand and follow oral and written instructions; work within approved safety standards; operate fork lift; work independently and manage time efficiently; make decisions independently in accordance with established polices and procedures; use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees, other agency representatives, vendors and the public.

Education, experience and training:  Any combination of coursework, experience and training which provides required knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of the position.  At time of appointment, must possess a valid Oregon driver's license.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION

This classification works with supervision from fleet services manager shop supervisor, maintenance coordinator, and/or leadworker.  Recurring routine assignments are independently performed by employee on basis of past experience.  Employee estimates time and materials and manages time efficiently.  Employee uses initiative and judgment in completing routine assignments and interpretation of general administrative or operational policies and procedures is sometimes necessary.  Significant deviations require prior approval.  Work is checked at completion of projects.

GUIDELINES

Work is performed within departmental policy and procedures, DEQ and OSHA regulations and computer reference material.  The employee uses reasonable judgment, initiative and experience to interpret guidelines and choose between alternatives.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Regular and consistent attendance is required.  Work is performed primarily at the fleet services facility. Work requires bending, climbing ladders, kneeling, gripping with hands, hearing alarms and voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, twisting, sitting and walking.  Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions.  A reasonable amount of driving is required.

 
   
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