City of Ann Arbor
  • Fleet
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 30.31
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Fleet Supervisor I

This position is represented by the Teamsters union and starting pay is $30.31/hour. This position is eligible for step pay increases and potential progression increases. Please reference the Teamsters' collective bargaining agreement located at: 

Job progressions serve as a way for union employees to demonstrate additional technical competencies, knowledge and skills to enhance their benefit to the City. The progression allows employees to enhance their job responsibilities and pay through demonstration of increased competencies.

The City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor is where creative ideas come to life through events, shops, business, art and music. This is one of the 25 most innovative cities in the United States. Ann Arbor received the Smart Cities North America Award in the Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Public Transit, Ride-Hailing, Ride Sharing category and also received the Greenest Cities Award 2018. This is where life is different and the change for significant real-world impact thrives. 

Benefits offered with this position include:

  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • 401a with City match
  • Optional 457 Deferred Compensation plan
  • Reciprocal Pension Credit, available for pension-qualified applicants
  • Retiree health reimbursement account
  • Very generous medical/dental/vision/pharmacy plans
  • Paid vacation, personal time, floating holiday, plus sick days. Unused vacation and sick time rolls over
  • Short-term and long-term disability, life, and AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • You can earn up to $500 annually by participating in our Wellness Incentive Programs. These dollars will be deposited into a health reimbursement account (HRA), which can be used toward eligible health care expenses
  • Tuition reimbursement $2500, must be employed 1 year to be eligible
  • Employee assistance program
  • Voluntary benefits like accident coverage, critical illness, LegalShield, and Identify Theft

Role Summary

Supervising, facilitating and managing the professional development, training needs and performance of Fleet employees. Serves as backup for Facilities Supervisor as necessary; certifying technical proficiencies of Fleet personnel; managing employee training, development and progression to accomplish career advancement; managing personnel, which includes labor relations, assisting in planning, organizing and facilitating work assignments, training, inspection follow-up, mentoring, hiring and separating employees, conducting performance evaluations and issuing discipline; providing technical oversight of work to ensure work meets established and regulatory standards; enabling and providing leadership for self-direction and teamwork.

Duties Specific to Fleet Supervisor

  • Work and accept responsibility to search for, create and execute new and innovative approaches to improve the performance of City services and objectives
  • Assist external and internal customers to serve their needs and take responsibility for continuously improving customer service
  • Foster meaningful interaction and guide others towards the accomplishment of identified objectives and goals in the best interest of the City and community
  • Consistently work toward the common good of the organization and encourage others to do the same
  • Conduct themselves at all times in a professionally appropriate and respectful manner
  • Apply the proper safety/security practices according to established protocols, guidelines and policies


Your Story: (what you need to have)


  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • State of Michigan or ASE Master Mechanic License in Automotive or Heavy Duty Truck
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the following Leadership Competencies: Performance Management; Coaching and Employee Development; Team Facilitation; Communications and Customer Relations.


  • Minimum one year supervisory experience in a fleet setting
  • Minimum five years prior work experience in a fleet setting  
  • Demonstrated work experience on both automotive and heavy duty trucks/equipment

Knowledge of:

  • Facilitating work teams
  • Machines, tools and maintenance equipment including their design, use, benefit and proper maintenance procedures
  • General maintenance management, fuel system management, inventory control and purchasing procedures
  • General computer hardware and software applications
  • Basic hazard and work safety precautions
  • Specific functional area requirements outlined in the Fleet and Facilities Supervisor job progression


  • Communicating through oral and written instruction
  • Coaching work teams
  • Developing both written and hands on training
  • Using computers and related software applications
  • Specific functional area requirements outlined in the Fleet and Facilities Supervisor job progression

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, lifting, grasping and repetitive motions.

Individual must be able to either hear, talk, or see.

Move and lift light objects less than 20 lbs. such as mail, files, and supplies. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.


We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, arrest record, color, disability, educational association, familial status, family responsibilities, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, HIV status, marital status, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran status, victim of domestic violence or stalking, or weight in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. The City of Ann Arbor has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.

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