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General Services Director job in Gainesville

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Organization:  City of Gainesville
Job Category:  Fleet Services
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Gainesville
Salary and Benefits:  $87,470 - $131,206

The City of Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Director of General Services with strong leadership; fleet management and financial management experience; and administrative skills to direct and manage organization-wide programs and services for our Facilities and Fleet Management departments and Vertical Capital Projects with emphasis on health, safety and sustainability.

The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the following:

work concerning green building rating system standardsenergy managementfacilities repair, maintenance and securitythe repair, maintenance and administration of a diversified fleet of vehicles and equipment with emphasis on suitability for job application and minimal life cycle cost for each unit in the fleetVertical Capital Improvement Program with focus on timely completion of projects meeting specifications and within budget.

To be considered for this position you must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, engineering, construction science, planning or related field and at least eight (8) or more years of progressively responsible fleet experience of which at least six (6) years are in fleet management. Fleet management experience should include operation of in-house garage(s) and the development and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures.

Financial management experience including budgeting, cost estimates, and life cycle cost analysis is strongly desired.

A Master of Business Administration degree is preferred and may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

Our ideal candidate will hold the Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) and Facilities Management Certification (FMC).

Why work for the City of Gainesville?

Gainesville serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for North Central Florida. Named the Top Tech City in Florida, Gainesville is a national hub for Green and Health technologies and home to Florida's largest and oldest university. The City of Gainesville is known for having an innovative municipal government and for being an innovative city, receiving numerous awards and recognitions.

Gainesville earned the No. 1 ranking in Cities Ranked and Rated based on a variety of factors, including quality of life. Other "best of" lists for Gainesville include: ranked 12th in Forbes Magazine’s list of the best places to do business and have a career; listed as the "Most Technologically Advanced City" in Florida by Popular Science magazine; and named one of the 50 best cities to live and play by National Geographic Adventure Magazine.

Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment for both residents and visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.

The City of Gainesville provides an outstanding benefits package to its employees. Benefits include excellent health/dental/vision/life insurance plans, pension plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, generous leave policy, and wellness program including the use of fitness centers and a progressive health services department.

Live in our award-winning City and work to enhance the Gainesville way of life!

For additional information and to apply visit:  www.cityofgainesville.jobs 


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