Police Fleet Coordinator (Part-time)

  • City of Tustin, CA
  • Tustin, California
  • May 21, 2019
Part Time Fleet Management Public Safety
  • Salary: $30.14 - $38.64 Hourly

Job Description


This recruitment is conducted on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur.
This is a part-time, at-will, non-benefitted position. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year.
Under general supervision, coordinates the purchase, installation, maintenance, and repair of police vehicles and associated equipment to ensure the safe and efficient operations of the police fleet.
The Police Fleet Coordinator is a civilian classification responsible for maintaining the day-to-day functionality of the Police Department's vehicle fleet. The incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment to ensure that police vehicles and related specialized technical and mechanical equipment are operating safely and efficiently. This classification requires a strong understanding of vehicle maintenance and specialized law enforcement software programs and the ability to oversee and perform complex technical work.
Receives general supervision from the Property and Evidence Supervisor.
No supervision is exercised.
Application materials will be carefully reviewed to identify those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The first review of application materials is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 10, 2019.
Each component listed below must be passed in order to continue to the next phase. Completion of the selection process may take up to six months. Applicants will receive written notification of their current status in the selection process.
1. Oral Panel Interview
2. Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination
3. Interview with Police Chief or his/her designee
4. Medical Examination (upon conditional offer of employment)
Candidates successfully completing all components of the selection process will be placed on an employment eligibility list from which hires may be made. The eligible list is valid for one year.
***IMPORTANT*** A comprehensive background investigation and polygraph will be conducted on any eligible persons considered for hire. Recent drug usage, theft or other illegal activity may be grounds for disqualification. A pre-employment medical, psychological evaluation AND a drug screen will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment.

Examples of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Performs installation, maintenance and repair tasks on electronic equipment and computer software within the Police Department vehicle fleet, including Mobile Data Computer (MDC) systems, Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) applications, radio communication systems, and audio/video equipment
• Coordinates the service and maintenance of police fleet vehicles and equipment; serves as liaison to the Fleet Division of the Public Works Department to ensure that service and maintenance of police vehicles are performed as needed
• Meets with departmental staff to identify and resolve issues with fleet vehicles and equipment; arranges for department personnel to test new equipment; evaluates effectiveness and makes recommendations on the purchase of new equipment
• Researches fleet equipment; identifies and makes recommendations on the most effective items; prepares technical specifications for equipment; prepares agenda reports for new vehicles and equipment
• Troubleshoots electrical component issues; performs repairs or coordinates repairs with outside vendors as necessary
• Coordinates vendor product and training seminars for department personnel
• Oversees and inspects new vehicle conversions to ensure conformity with departmental standards
• Prepares and maintains fleet activity reports, maintenance records, technical specifications, files, and logs; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies used
• Monitors and keeps informed of current trends and technological advances within the industry

Minimum Qualifications

A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. A typical combination includes:
Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from high school, supplemented by specialized training or coursework in criminal justice, electronics, information technology, and/or automotive repair; and two (2) years of experience performing vehicle equipment installation and maintenance.
Licenses and/or Certificates:
Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. A valid California Law Enforcement Teletype Systems (CLETS) certificate is required within three (3) months of employment.
Knowledge of:
• Methods and techniques used in the installation, administration and maintenance of specialized software and equipment used in police vehicles
• Methods, practices and materials involved in the maintenance and repair of automobiles
• Basic operations and objectives of a municipal police department
• Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs
Skill to:
• Properly use a variety of tools and equipment used to fix or modify electronic components
• Operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner
Ability to:
• Analyze complex problems and situations, evaluate alternatives, draw logical conclusions, and recommend or adopt effective courses of action
• Exercise sound independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines
• Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
• Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials
• Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work
• Work independently and efficiently with a minimal amount of on-site supervision
• Plan, organize, assign, and prioritize projects and tasks in order to meet established deadlines
Special Requirements:
Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination, and administrative screening. May be called to respond to emergencies outside of regular work hours (e.g. evenings, holidays, and weekends).

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; and use hands to operate standard office equipment. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, squat, crouch, stoop, and use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is expected to lift, carry, or push records, documents, equipment, and supplies typically weighing up to 20 pounds and occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental Demands:
While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; and interact with staff, contractors, vendors, and the general public. The employee works in a paramilitary environment with a highly structured chain-of-command system.
Work Environment:
The employee works both indoors and outdoors, including installing equipment and upgrades in police vehicles. When indoors, the employee works in office conditions. The employee is subject to variable weather conditions when working outdoors. The noise level of the work environment is moderately quiet, at or below 85 decibels.
The City of Tustin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous