Fleet Manager - Facilities Management and Development (524757)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Mar 22, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Facilities Management Fleet Management

Job Description


Job Summary

Under general direction from the Associate Director of Facilities Operation, the Fleet Manager plans, organizes, and directs functions and activities related to the procurement, servicing, operations, maintenance, cost recovery tracking, and repair of university-wide fleet. Fleet Services is a service department within Facilities Operations that maintains a fleet of approximately 600 vehicles and equipment. The campus fleet consists of vans, trucks, sedans, generators, mowers, scooters, golf carts, and other miscellaneous vehicles.

Department Summary

Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (A&F), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities, grounds, and infrastructure. FMD consists of four critical and interdependent support departments, including Customer & Business Services; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facilities Operations. In support of the Cal Poly mission, the FMD department is committed to sustainability, responsible stewardship of natural resources, and promoting an inclusive culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, equity, and diversity.

Key Qualifications
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills to manage the Shop.
  • Effective leadership and personnel management skills, including the ability to effectively utilize available resources to hire, develop, manage, and evaluate a diverse staff.
  • Thorough understanding of the operations of a Fleet Shop including methods, materials, tools, and equipment to maintain and repair fleet assets. This includes having a clear understanding of diagnostic procedures; and theories and principles of gasoline and diesel-powered engines.
  • Ability to quickly learn, operate, and gain a thorough understanding of the department’s fleet operating software including generating metrics for Shop performance and output.
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate for a professional work environment.

Education and Experience


Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field AND a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in fleet management and automotive maintenance experience. Up to four years of extensive experience in the management of fleet management and automotive maintenance experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license without driving restrictions, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

Salary and Benefits

The anticipated hiring range for this role is $70,000 - $100,000 Per Year. Note that the offer is calculated based on the background and relevant years of experience of the individual selected.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit calpoly.edu .

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map