Fleet Management provides safe, efficient and reliable motorized equipment in the most cost effective manner possible. We will continuously provide exceptional customer service, promote professional development and work as a team to accomplish the goals and objectives in a courteous, responsible and professional manner.
Fleet Management's responsibilities include the following:
Assist the Risk Management Officer on accident and insurance costs
Develop annual capital vehicle/equipment replacement listing
Manage and coordinate repairs on vehicle involved in traffic accidents, vandalism, and/or theft
Procure parts via an operating contract the city has with General Parts Company (NAPA)
Procure, store and distribute gasoline, diesel fuel and all other usable alternative fuels
Provide road and field service repairs on disabled and non-movable equipment
Provide support for other city departments during snow, ice and any other emergencies
Repair and maintain 844 pieces of vehicles/equipment
Vehicle or equipment replacement purchasing decisions are predicated on utilizing state-of-the-art fuel technology and engineering practices. As a result, the fleet vehicle/equipment mix both currently and in the near future is and will be a composite of hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, and all other appropriate and efficient alternative fuel vehicles/equipment.
The City of Roanoke promotes the program allows city employees to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification testing in order to become certified in specific areas of automotive and medium/heavy truck repair. We, as an employer, like to keep up with the newest technology and the competition we face everyday. This certification will allow the employees to grow professionally and to provide advancement opportunities when available. In addition, The City of Roanoke, Fleet Management Division is a ASE Blue Seal Certified repair facility.