The Orange County Sheriff's Office in Orlando, Florida invites applicants to apply for the position of Director of Fleet.


Job Posting:  Open until filled.


Job Summary:

Oversees, assesses, develops, and maintains all Fleet Management functions to ensure agency goals and objectives are met. Assumes responsibility for and provides strategic management, direction, and leadership to the staff of the Fleet Management Section. Oversees the day-to-day Fleet Management functions and processes.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree (A.A. or A.S.) or higher AND five (5) years of upper level fleet management/ leadership experience OR IF NO DEGREE seven (7) years of upper level fleet management/leadership experience.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • U.S. Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card.
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
  • Good work history.
  • Clean criminal history; any arrest history will be individually evaluated.
  • No illegal drug usage within the past two years, all other usage will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license. Must attend and successfully complete the agency sponsored Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (LEVO). Use of agency vehicle would require appropriate driving history and passing agency biennial driver’s physical exam.
  • Ability to direct and oversee the overall operations of the Fleet Management Section to include managing over 2200 pieces of equipment (vehicles, trailers, boats, motorcycles, etc.).
  • Ability to oversee the purchase, allocation, repair, and maintenance of vehicles and parts; prepare related paperwork to include bid packages, specifications and requisitions.
  • Ability to maintain and oversee a multi-million dollar operating budget for Fleet Management and sign daily requisitions for fuel, parts, repairs, equipment, etc.
  • Ability to resolve fleet related problems and issues; address complaints from agency managers and vendors.
  • Ability to identify equipment needs and upgrades; oversee acquisition of equipment, software, and supplies.
  • Ability to oversee the introduction of new fleet and decommissioning of old fleet.
  • Ability to oversee entire fleet facility (works with county, comply with safety standards, security issues, building maintenance, access codes, etc.).
  • Ability to negotiate and maintain all undercover vehicle leases.
  • Ability to manage all fleet management/supervisory personnel and assign duties/projects according to workload.
  • Ability to evaluate and update wreckers contracts, and makes recommendations to chain of command.
  • Ability to perform upper level administrative duties such as preparing correspondence and reports (e.g. schedule changes, yearly statistics, staging needs, travel reports, statistical summaries, inventory accountability, legal documents, public records requests, risk management issues, etc.), reviews and monitors accounts of assigned area.
  • Ability to research technology trends to maintain state-of-the-art operations. Ability to network with outside entities regarding donations and resale vehicles.
  • Ability to oversee entire fleet facility (works with county, complies with safety standards, security issues, building maintenance, access codes, etc.)
  • Ability to keep apprised of changes in agency policies, federal laws and regulations, and Florida State Statutes (FSS); attend conferences (e.g. Manufacturer Conferences). Determine how changes will affect the section; advise staff and ensure compliance.
  • Must have advanced managerial skills.
  • Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment in performing essential job functions.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive and highly confidential information. 
  • Must have a high level of integrity.
  • Ability to identify problem areas when out of compliance with established standards and recommend changes to regain compliance as needed.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal, project management, self-management, and organization and planning skills.
  • Must have the ability to build strong collaborative working relationships at all levels within the organization.
  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to deal with upset and/or irate citizens and employees.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to citizens, agency employees and managers. This position has a high responsibility for providing information to or performing work specifically for internal agency departments and external entities.
  • Ability to network with vendors, government offices, organizations and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Must have advanced computer skills to include the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook). Must be familiar with and have the ability to utilize specialized fleet management software applications and informational systems.  Must have the ability to effectively research information on the internet.
  • Must have the ability to express, apply, and demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office organizational, operational, and administrative policies and procedures as well as relevant state statutes, federal laws and regulations, industry standards, and safety procedures (specifically EPA, OSHA, rules and regulations, city and county ordinances, etc.).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (e.g., small office equipment, supplies/paper, and presentation materials). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, adjust focus, depth perception, color vision, and distance vision (e.g., ability to read computer and written documents and to view presentations on screens in conference room environments).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet/humid conditions, and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Must be available to work evenings and weekends and must be available for 24 hour on-call.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directs and manages subordinate managers, supervisors, and employees in Fleet Management.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this section.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include approving leave requests, overtime, and payroll; interviewing and training employees; planning, scheduling, assigning, and directing work; revising or changing procedures; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; providing guidance and counseling; addressing complaints and assisting subordinates in resolving work problems.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM).
  • Certified Public Manager (CPM)
  • Member of the National Association of Fleet Administrators.
  • Experience with a large government agency preferred.


Starting Salary Range: $82,160 - $104,093 depending on education and years of experience


Please visit our website and review the job requirements listed in the "Civilian Positions” section under "Careers". In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete your online application on that website. This posting is for the Orange County Sheriff's Office located in Orlando, Florida.



The Orange County Sheriff's Office is a Veteran Friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer.