Fleet Coordinator – Parks Vehicles and Equipment – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Fleet Coordinator – Parks Vehicles and Equipment


Competition No.: 2020-207
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $x – x – 6,870 – 7,159 – 7,472/month
Last Updated: 2/12/21 9:28 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is technical and administrative work in coordinating the availability, repair and replacement of the vehicle and equipment fleet for the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Oversees repair scheduling and ensures the safe operation of vehicles and equipment; develops long-range plans for replacement; researches new products; prepares detailed specifications for new equipment and monitors the tendering process; and prepares various cost analyses and recommends and monitors budgets. Ensures compliance with appropriate maintenance management practices to minimize downtime and operating costs; liaises with departmental divisions and the Engineering Department regarding fleet operations. Ensures compliance with safety standards, federal and provincial licensing requirements, and inspections; monitors operation in the field and notifies staff supervisors of problems; organizes or conducts staff orientation and safety training on new equipment. Reviews completed accident and damage reports; investigates causes and discusses solutions with the supervisor; provides advice on appropriate action for repairs and refers issues of suspected negligence to a superior. Conducts five-year replacement planning for fleet vehicles and equipment; reviews vendor offers, makes recommendations on purchasing; meets with suppliers regarding new products and services. Monitors the status of the vehicle replacement reserve and revises charge rates as appropriate; assesses vehicle life cycle in relation to repair costs; replaces or makes recommendations for disposal as appropriate. Maintains various related files and records. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by some related courses plus considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the functions, procedures, methods, rules and regulations related to the maintenance, operation, replacement and disposal of departmental vehicles and equipment. Considerable knowledge of supply sources, new products and pricing, and of related purchasing procedures; of related costing and budgetary matters; of departmental needs in relation to equipment and vehicles; and of the related hazards and safety precautions. Ability to coordinate and oversee repair scheduling and review the need for major repairs; to monitor field operation of equipment and vehicles, ensure compliance with safety standards and licensing requirements, and prepare and provide orientation on new equipment; to review and prepare accident and damage reports and investigate accident causes; to conduct replacement planning, research new equipment and make recommendations, and prepare product specifications; to make related assessments and cost analyses, prepare budget estimates, and monitor expenditures; to use related software programs, such as SAP, Hansen, Microsoft Word and Excel; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts on related matters; and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by February 22, 2021.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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