This position is responsible for supervising, motivating and coordinating a team of union equipment mechanics and other workers in the performance diagnostic testing, maintenance, repair and replacement of the City’s light, medium and heavy vehicles and equipment. The position also assists with supervising, motivating and coordinating a team of union tradesmen and other maintenance workers in the construction, maintenance, repair, renovation and improvement of the City’s facilities to support the programs and functions they contain. Work will be performed to ensure City vehicular equipment is efficient, safe, and cost effective in their long term utilization. Work shall be accomplished by means of best maintenance and mechanical practices in conformance with all applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations. Considerable independent judgment will be exercised in performing administrative activities under the supervision of the Facilities and Fleet Division Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following):
Knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Under the general direction of the Facilities and Fleet Division Manager, work is performed independently. Works with other division and department staff at all levels. Work is assigned through specific projects assigned by the Facilities and Fleet Division Manager and through general goals and objectives set by the Department Director and overall City management, providing research and analysis necessary to meet goals and objectives. The employee is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and managing support for administrative and contractual services within the division, as well as providing support for budgeting, bookkeeping, personnel and information systems. Performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, status reports, conferences and meetings. Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to the specific goals and this classification standard. Work is evaluated at least annually, with respect to managing staff, problem solving abilities, customer service, written and verbal communication skills, and performance in accordance with the classification standard.
The employee has regular and frequent contact with division and department employees and other City employees as well as regular contact with specific contractors and supply representatives; and members of the public and representatives of other agencies, including elected officials.
Method of Selection:
Structured Oral Interview
Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.
The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY