Motor Pool Dispatcher
Salary: $15.12-$18.46 hourly / $2,629-$3,210 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, assigns and keeps
computerized records of County vehicles used in the motor pool; and
performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Incumbents in this class are
responsible for the daily operation of a County motor pool and
scheduling of routine servicing of County motor pool vehicles. This
position is distinguished from the Equipment Mechanic series by the
Equipment Mechanic series' responsibility for maintenance and repair
of the County's heavy equipment.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
1. Assigns motor pool vehicles to County employees upon request;
ensures County employees are assigned a vehicle that suits the
transportation needs of that employee; collects and tabulates
mileage information and other data to ensure proper billing;
supervises parking and storing of vehicles; maintains a computerized
log of all vehicles attached to the pool; transfers pool car
requisitions to specialized computerized database; records car pool
2. Runs reports to ensure vehicles are promptly serviced; visually
inspects vehicles to determine need for repairs, maintenance, or
servicing; shuttles vehicles between parking lots and service center
3. Performs extensive vehicle cleaning duties such as washing,
vacuuming and waxing vehicles; fuels vehicles at both County fueling
stations and external fueling stations.
4. Monitors parking lots to ensure entry and parking of authorized
vehicles only; may assist with employee parking and admittance, in
parking lots requiring a key card for entrance; conducts parking lot
1. One year of experience with daily customer interaction that
included some use of a computerized recordkeeping system or cash
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Requirements: Possession of valid California Class C
Driver's License. Some positions in this class may require
possession of a valid California Class B Driver's License, or
possession of hazardous materials and tank vehicle endorsements in
addition to a valid California Class B Driver's License. Appointees
to positions requiring a Class B license will be subject to
mandatory testing for drugs prior to beginning work; once on the
job, incumbents will be subject to mandatory testing for drugs
and/or alcohol on a random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident,
return-to-duty, and follow-up basis.
Knowledge of: basic vehicle operation and vehicle safety; basic
arithmetic; basic computer usage.
Ability to: determine best vehicle for customer needs, keep simple
records using a computerized system; learn specialized software; run
daily maintenance reports; check oil and other basic fluids as
necessary; safely operate a variety of vehicles; fuel vehicles;
visually inspect vehicles for apparent servicing needs; wash, vacuum
and wax vehicles; patrol parking areas; develop and maintain good
working relationships with motor pool customers, vendors, visitors
to County facilities, and the general public.