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Administrative & Staff Job Classifications

Class Specification Title:  Manager Transportation/Support Services

Series: Facilities - Professional

Levels in series:  1









CLASS SUMMARY  The Transportation Support Manager is a stand-alone classification.  Incumbent performs managerial level duties in managing and supervising the operations of the Motor Pool and Dispatch, contracted Custodial Services, Mail Services, Facilities Relocation and the Travel Reduction Program.

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES  These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Supervise employees; prioritize and assign work; conduct performance evaluations; ensure staff are trained; make hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations. Daily 25%
  2. Manages the operations of the Motor Pool and Dispatch, contracted Custodial Services, Mail Services, Facilities Relocation, Alternative Fuel Program, and Travel Reduction Program to include: assessing work requirements and work flow; identifying external contract needs; and, determining and recommending capital repairs or purchases for areas assigned.  Daily 25%
  3. Conducts research; compiles and analyzes information, cost analysis, repair and maintenance studies, and prepare reports. Weekly 10%
  4. Administers and manages departmental budgets. Weekly 10%
  5. Establishes and evaluates departmental goals and objectives.  Monthly 10%
  6. Serves as a representative on local, regional and state committees related to assigned area. Monthly 10%
  7. Promotes the use of alternative fuels to the College and the community; participates in community events to promote energy conservation.  Monthly 10%
  8. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as required.


  • Not applicable.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):

Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration or a closely related field and two years of experience at a manager level in related area; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. 

Licensing/Certification Requirements for some positions in this class may require:

  • Valid Arizona Driver's License.

Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):

  • Supervisory principles
  • Managerial principles
  • Budgeting principles
  • Contract services
  • Research methods
  • Motor fleet maintenance operations procedures
  • Transportation of materials
  • Local, state and federal laws and regulations and compliance requirements
  • Computers and applicable programs and software;
  • Marketing techniques

Skills in (position requirements at entry):

  • Monitor the day to day operational activities
  • Monitor and evaluate employees
  • Prioritize and assign work
  • Provide customer service
  • Establish goals and objectives
  • Coordinate and evaluate delivery of services
  • Prepare reports
  • Forecast and monitor budgets
  • Interpret local, state and federal laws and regulations related to assignment
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, public agencies, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. (Light work) involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, oils, extreme temperatures, and travel.

NOTE:  The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 02/01
Revised by Human Resources 03/05, 10/12