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Minimum Qualifications For Provisional Appointment: Candidates must have seven years experience overseeing a motor equipment fleet of 50 or more vehicles consisting mainly of heavy equipment or heavy duty trucks.
Four years of this experience must have been spent directly supervising skilled workers and must have included: maintenance and control of the entire fleet, fleet inventory and vehicle scheduling, fleet replacement program, including vehicle performance, evaluation, cost control, vehicle specification and vehicle and/or parts procurement. Experience must have included responsibility and authority to purchase new or replacement vehicles. Experience must have been in all facets of fleet management listed above. At least one of the four years must have included the use of database or spreadsheet computer software. AND three years of this experience must have been managerial. Managerial experience is defined as providing administrative, coordination and technical control of the fleet while directing first line supervisors. Experience limited to dispatching of vehicles is NOT qualifying. Substitution: College course work in a program leading to a degree in automotive technology, diesel technology, business administration or engineering may be substituted for up to two years of the non-managerial experience described above at the rate of 30 semester credit hours equaling one year experience.
For Contingent Permanent appointment: Candidates must be eligible to transfer under Civil Service Law 70.1 or 52.6 from a qualifying Civil Service title.
Duties Description Will be responsible for planning, organizing and maintenance, administration and technical control of all department motor equipment in the geographic area under your jurisdiction. Candidate would assign, schedule, and coordinate the fleet equipment with the work program. The candidate would prepare budget requests for additional equipment and replacements; and supervise the inventory and distribution of all vehicles, equipment, parts, shop tools, and supplies. The candidate would direct the management and control of all repair shop facilities and review repair analyses, job cost estimates, and the use of machinery, tools, and parts. The candidate would supervise the preventative maintenance program and directly coordinate the training program of personnel assigned to the operation, maintenance, and management of equipment.
Additional Comments You must take and obtain a reachable score on the next holding of the Motor Equipment Manager 1 Civil Service Exam in order to be appointed permanently. Please send a resume if you are interested in the position. Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity. The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Frances Rosales, Director of Equal Opportunities Bureau at 518-436-2718.
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