Transit Systems 2021-06-01 2021-07-06

Manager II - Transportation (Vehicle Maintenance)

Company: City of Detroit View more listings
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 130905

SALARY: $28.27 - $39.57 Hourly
$58,800.00 - $82,300.00 Annually

CLOSE DATE: June 19, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Note: DDOT takes the COVID-19 situation very seriously. We are working with the City of Detroit, state, and local public health officials and following the CDC’s guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For more information, visit

Under general supervision, directs, plans, manages, coordinates, and administers the programs and activities of the maintenance division of DDOT. An employee in this class is accountable and responsible for these programs and activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (may perform other duties as assigned)

  1. Manages the methods, procedures, work flow, priorities, and operations of the maintenance division.

  2. Establishes or implements service goals, measurements, and performance standards aligned with agency's governance goals.

  3. Individually, and through designated managers, coordinates the work of the maintenance division in accomplishing objectives.

  4. Evaluates the efficiency of operating statistics reports and cost anaylsis to identify critical areas for improvement.

  5. Consults with the Assistant Director of Maintenance and recommends broad service or control strategies to accomplish organizational goals.

  6. Aligns operational goals with department strategic plan and coordinates their implementation and evaluation.

  7. Implements new techniques, procedures, processes, and workable solutions to accomplish organizational strategies.

  8. Manages and evaluates effects of policies on the areas of rolling stock, vehicle maintenance, and material's management.

  9. Administers the implementation and management of vehicle maintenance program and projects.

  10. Confers with managers and instructs employees on legal requirements and policy interpretation.

  11. Leads joint activities with other division managers and department representatives to address service concerns.

  12. Implements and evaluates plans to resolve organizational and operational problems.

  13. Develops workforce through staff planning, succession and progression planning, coaching and counseling, collaboration with employees on career paths, and competency development.

  14. Evaluates employee performance through collaboration on assignments and projects and review of results.

  15. Confers with employees on questions and concerns of performance, attendance, conduct, and changes to policies and procedures.

  16. Prepares and monitors an annual budget.

  17. Supervises the preparation of analytical and statistical reports.


Qualifications (required):
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Facilities, Business Administration or a related field of study. Certain positions may prefer, or require, a Master's degree.

Seven (7) years of work related experience that includes four years of professional administrative experience directly related to maintenance, including line supervisory or team leader responsibility and authority.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.


Evaluation Plan:

Interview: 70%

Evaluation of Training, Experience & Personal Qualifications: 30%

Total of Interview and Evaluation T.E.P: 100%

Additional points may be awarded for:

Veteran Points: 0 – 15 points

Detroit Residency Credit: 15 point


Transit Job Listing - Manager II - Transportation (Vehicle Maintenance)