Assistant Fleet Manager, Behavioral Health Clinician and Behavioral Health Clinician Intern

County Of Sonoma   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Other
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Posted on June 7, 2020

Position Information


Bring your fleet operations experience and expertise to our team. Expand your career with the County of Sonoma General Services Department.

Starting salary up to $52.83/hour ($110,262/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

When you join the challenging and rewarding work environment of our Fleet Operations Division, you become a valuable team member and integral part of the County community. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • Ranked in the top 100 of Best Fleets in North America for the last 10 years
  • Ranked in top 100 of Government Green Fleets for the last 10 years (#1 in 2015)
  • Ranked in top 50 of Leading Fleets in North America for the last 6 years
  • Recipient of the EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for Transportation Efficiency Innovations
  • Recipient of 16 other Regional, State, National, and International Awards

Our Fleet Operations Division is responsible for the asset management of nearly 1,400 vehicles and equipment for 27 County departments/agencies and we provide contract services and repairs for numerous external cities and organizations located across Sonoma County. Along with operating 2 maintenance facilities, we oversee the County's field service and repair operations, fuel station, car wash, vehicle replacement program, and a rental fleet of over 90 vehicles- ensuring that the County remains compliant with all state and federal regulatory guidelines.

In support of these operations, it is the Assistant Fleet Manager's responsibility to coordinate, plan, supervise, and manage programs for the acquisition, utilization, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the vehicles and equipment in the County's fleet and for the external contract groups. Additionally, the Assistant Fleet Manager aides the Fleet Manager in:

  • Meeting the Divisions' performance objectives, including the County's fleet emission reduction goals
  • Overseeing all aspects for the County's light vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance and repair programs
  • Managing operations and vehicle and equipment maintenance activities for multiple maintenance facilities, and field service/repair operations
  • Providing administrative oversight of the Fleet Operation Division's policies, procedures, long-range planning, and fleet development
  • Planning and directing the activities of mechanics and technicians
  • Creating, interpreting, and editing vehicle and equipment specifications

To effectively assist the Fleet Manager in overseeing the County's fleet operations, our ideal candidate has obtained fleet industry recognized management certifications, such a Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM); possesses knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma/process improvement principles; and:

  • Is a creative thinker, with a proven approach to effectively collaborating with executive management, customers, and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively supervise and mentor staff
  • Is experienced in budget preparation and management, including data analysis, preparing statistical reports, and submitting recommendations to inform current and future operations
  • Has a proven ability to develop, implement, and manage new initiatives, with the flexibility to address multiple issues and assignments
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of alternative fuels, emissions, and vehicle and equipment safety inspection compliance requirements
  • Has extensive knowledge of public safety preventative maintenance as well as computerized maintenance database systems and fleet management information systems

*Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the Salary Resolution and our Employee Benefits directory.
This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment.



Minimum Qualifications


Education: Any combination of education and training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work in automotive or equipment maintenance, engineering, public administration, business administration, and related courses would provide such opportunity.

Experience: Experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, two years of supervisory experience in automotive and/or equipment maintenance, including experience with computerized maintenance systems, would provide such an opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Extensive knowledge of: the principles, practices and problems of public safety preventative maintenance, scheduling, accounting and computerized inventory/maintenance systems and of current trends and developments in the field of light and/or heavy equipment.

Considerable knowledge of: the principles, practices, terminology, certification programs, tariffs, record keeping requirements and management of systems and general maintenance; light vehicle and/or heavy equipment engineering practices; laws and regulations relating to the operations and maintenance of fleet maintenance facility.

Considerable knowledge of and ability to: observe and maintain proper safety precautions and procedures.

Working knowledge of: computers and computerized billing procedures; principles of modern management.

Knowledge of: principles of supervision, staff development and training; modern office methods and procedures.

Ability to: conduct technical studies and prepare comprehensive written reports; evaluate and meet departmental needs, including preventative maintenance, standardization and inventory control; plan and supervise the work of subordinate staff; develop and maintain effective working relationships with County managers, officials, employees and staff of other agencies; maintain technical records and to prepare clear and concise reports and recommendations; understand, interpret, keep appropriate documentation and apply federal, state and local legislated regulations; speak clearly and effectively communicate orally and in writing and present recommendations to the Board of Supervisors and other groups; perform data collection, interpretation and evaluation pertaining to programs and/or facility; analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; develop long-range plans and programs which are in conformance with County projects and policies.


Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying


  • Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
  • You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
  • You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
  • Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.

Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process.

Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored.

The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:

An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions.

Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates.