City of Toronto
Post Date: January 27, 2022
Application Deadline: February 25, 2022
The City of Toronto is looking for a skilled strategic and lateral thinker with a strong executive presence, equally comfortable interfacing with senior management, setting multi-year work plans, and building strong partnerships with Fleet customers and effective relationships within a unionized environment, to take on the role of Director of Fleet Maintenance and ensure that divisional goals, objectives and priorities align with strategic directions and Council priorities.
Reporting to the General Manager, Fleet Services, you will provide direction and leadership to the Division’s Fleet Maintenance Unit, which sees to the maintenance and repair of 5,200 vehicles and specialized equipment. Along with providing strategic advice, objectives, policies and corporate stewardship through the provision of efficient, effective and economical fleet management services, you will provide leadership and advice to City partners on matters related to fleet asset maintenance.
This collaborative mandate will see you working closely with your peers in fleet asset management and business management to assess, plan, and execute upon a service delivery model that ensures the best possible service to client divisions and agencies in the most cost-effective manner possible. You will also be responsible for the stewardship of the long-range sustainability of fleet assets through strategic, high-level planning and policy development, and by recommending priority needs for short- and long-term improvements in support of the City’s strategic goals.
As an innovative leader, The City and Division will rely on you to contribute to the continuous improvement of divisional performance to drive best value and remain competitive through analysis and the development and implementation of sound management practices and procedures, while providing program management staff with the direction, guidance, processes and tools they need to increase efficiencies and improve effectiveness of services provided by the Section. An innovative leader, you will participate in complex organizational and management change initiatives while administering the section’s annual operating and capital budgets.