Team Leader Fleet and Operations Centre Services

Work type
Permanent Full Time
Operations Centre
Business, Engineering and Major Projects

$100,594 - $112,561 pa (plus super)

Permanent Full Time

The Greater Dandenong City Council is a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.

This permanent full-time position sits within the Infrastructure Services & Planning Department. The Team Leader Fleet & Operations Centre Services will provide leadership and oversee services delivered by Council’s dedicated fleet and workshop team who currently manage some 520 assets including passenger & light commercial vehicles, heavy trucks, tractors, earthmoving and small operational plant.

The primary objectives of the position are to effectively lead, supervise and manage the operations of the Fleet & Operations Centre Services team to ensure business plan, service standards, budget and specification and integrated management system outcomes are achieved using continuous improvement principles.

Key selection criteria for this role include the following:

  • A relevant heavy stream mechanical qualification combined with substantial subsequent relevant related industry experience. Relevant skills and experience should include:
    o A proven successful record of supervising and managing fleet & operations centre services, leading staff and contractors to achieve business objectives, incorporating operational programming and project management
    o A sound knowledge of fleet management, incorporating fleet workshop, light and heavy fleet and plant, contract management, specification writing and procurement
    o Demonstrated organisational skills to effectively manage time, establish priorities and achieve business objectives, despite conflicting pressures
  • A current (and ongoing) valid Victorian Driver’s Licence and Heavy Rigid (HR) licence as well as satisfactory Police Check supplied prior to offer of employment and commencement
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, incorporating verbal and written communication, listening, liaison, advocacy, facilitation and excellent customer service
  • Intermediate to advanced PC literacy, incorporating the Microsoft Office suite of applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point along with an EDRMS such as Objective

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Team Leader Fleet and Operations Centre Services Position Description – 157KB

In accordance with government requirements, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of an approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We are a workplace that cares for your health and wellbeing and offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, access to learning and development programs, support for staff and their studies, opportunities for promotion and career development, rewards and recognition programs, salary sacrificed childcare (where available), and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Matthew Berry, 8571 1713
Applications close: 5pm, Monday, 31 January 2022