Vehicle Maintenance Assistant Manager - Everett, WA

Employer: Community Transit

Job Description:
milar nature or level.



Associates Degree or two years of technical/vocational training in fleet maintenance.
Three years of experience in journey level vehicle maintenance.
Three years of general supervisory (lead) experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as those listed above.


Supervisory experience directly supervising union represented employees.
Transit related experience.


Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

Equipment maintenance principles and practices, including Fleet Management Information Systems.
Principles of supervision and business management principles and techniques.
Methods, tools, equipment, practices, procedures and techniques of preventative maintenance and repair of buses, vans, trucks, automobiles, and mechanical techniques.
Labor and employee relations and contract administration. Conflict resolution, mediation and facilitation.
State and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues in equipment maintenance (e.g. hazardous materials handling, disposal and communications, lock-out/tag-out, respiratory protection); safe practices and proper use of safety equipment.
Parts purchasing and inventory control processes.
Common budgetary practices, and equipment and supply needs management.

Qualification to enter this position requires skill in the following:

Computer operations and software applications including Microsoft office products.
Time management practices. Managing multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
Persuasion and working through influence. Anticipating and taking steps to prevent counterproductive confrontations. Managing and resolving conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
Team leading and team participation and monitoring/assessing performance of others to make improvements and take corrective action.
Decision making – Considering relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Analysis, problem solving and troubleshooting.
Fostering an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization. Inspiring and fostering team commitment, pride and trust. Facilitating cooperation and motivating team members to accomplish group goals while treating others with courtesy, sensitivity and respect.
Workforce scheduling.
Developing and analyzing operating and maintenance reports.
Maintaining records and record keeping systems.
Interpreting government rules and regulations.
Reading and understanding blueprints and Operations and Maintenance manuals.
Communication and interpersonal relations as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Performance Requirements FOR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

Collective Bargaining Agreements.
Agency policies, procedures and practices.
Components and systems specific to agency vehicles.

Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following skills, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

Advanced skill in use of the fleet management information system.

Physical Requirements:

Standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, repetitive motions, and carrying.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Application Process: Only on-line applications will be accepted and must include a completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions completed. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. Apply online at First consideration will go to applications received by August 22, 2021 11:59PM.

Applicants for this job may also be considered for other openings of this position up to 6 months after the job is filled.

“All new Community Transit employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy. Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. This includes maintaining any booster dose within 60 days of being eligible, as authorized by the FDA.

Employees or applicants may make accommodation requests based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Provided the accommodation is reasonable and does not create an undue hardship for Community Transit and/or pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the requesting employee. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for accommodation. This directive applies to all employees of Community Transit. If you want more information regarding our Vaccine Policy, please contact Employee Engagement at 425-348-2315 to speak with a representative.”

If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position may be affected.

As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Contact Person:
Location: Everett, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 02, 2021

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