New Job Manager, Fleet Services In Newfoundland And Labrador

Manager, Fleet Services
Manager, Fleet Services

Manager, Fleet Services

Company : City of St. John's
Salary : $124,274–$160,355 a year
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Manager, Fleet Services

Job Number:
Position Title:
Manager, Fleet Services
Public Works
Appointment Status:
Full-Time Permanent
Employee Group:
Job Category:
Management - Public Works
$124,274.00 - $160,355.00/Year
Closing Date:
September 11, 2023

Our City, Our Future

St. John's is a progressive city with a strong connection to the past and a positive outlook on the future. As one of the oldest cities in North America we have a unique history, but we are also a growing city with the needs and opportunities of a modern urban population. The City of St. John’s is committed to recruiting world-class talent and expertise to join our City staff, more than 1200 strong, who provide a vast array of valued services to the residents of St. John's and the metropolitan area. If you are an innovative thinker with a positive attitude and a commitment to quality, we want you to help us make St. John’s a city where people want to live and feel they belong.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, Public Works, the Manager of Fleet Services provides leadership and strategic direction to the Fleet Division ensuring operational efficiency and that users have reliable and safe vehicles and equipment.


  • Work with senior management, internal customers and fleet maintenance staff to ensure the fleet strategy and service standards are met.
  • Participate in internal and external audits and ensure that the fleet maintenance division is compliant with applicable legislative and health and safety standards.
  • Develop and effectively manage budgets and drive cost efficiencies within the division; oversee the purchasing and inventory management activities of the Fleet Services Division.
  • Develop policies and procedures pertaining to Fleet management that enable the division to effectively respond to the needs of the user Departments.
  • Plan and control maintenance activities, including:
Managing a preventive maintenance system
Overseeing the maintenance and repair schedule both for in house and contracted service providers
Ensuring activities are performance with a high level of quality and safety

Description disclaimer

The successful applicant will be required to participate in all training programs applicable to this position and other related work. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or related field, with a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible and diversified experience in a leadership capacity within a large, complex fleet management and equipment maintenance environment.

Successful performance in this position requires demonstrated abilities and working knowledge in: Business acumen; strategic and creative thinking; strong collaborative decision making; leadership; ability to engage and develop others; change management; and the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with other City operations and key stakeholders. The incumbent must be able to meet established deadlines in a dynamic work environment with shifting priorities.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.

Hours of Work

Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The City of St. John's does not accept applications in person, by email, fax or mail. Applications will be received up to 12:00 Midnight (Newfoundland Standard Time) on closing date.

This City of St. John's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the
employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity.