Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

  • Fleet Service Specialist

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
  • Salary Minimum

    USD $32,198.40/Yr.

    Salary Maximum

    USD $57,116.80/Yr.


    Perform duties facilitating and maintaining vehicle readiness through coordinating and analyzing automotive equipment repairs and maintenance requests to determine proper courses of action; transporting vehicles and ensuring that they are clean while engaging in troubleshooting and superficial vehicle repair; and maintaining work order data and tracking vehicle issuance.


    Day shift, Night shift


    Twelve-month initial probationary period

    Location (Subject to Change)

    Falkenburg Road area

    Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

    • Oversee the service writing area to ensure that service to customers is prompt and efficient.
    • Transport vehicles to and from storage, maintenance and car wash areas; clean interior and exterior of vehicles or oversee trustees who clean vehicles.
    • Analyze automotive equipment malfunctions described by customers to determine required repairs, maintenance, or other possible courses of action; schedule vehicle related maintenance and repairs to ensure the vehicle is returned to service in a timely manner.
    • Assign work to available mechanics based on individual qualifications and workload.
    • Contact customers to discuss additional repairs, repair status, equipment pick up, and other related matters; arrange and complete required documents for rental or loaner vehicles to customers when appropriate for type and duration of service being provided.
    • Review completed work orders to ensure correctness and accuracy of changes; enter and update records; make arrangements for the return of vehicles or equipment to customers; close work orders.
    • Assist with the temporary assignment of new, reassigned, or unassigned vehicles to requesting departments, bureaus, divisions, and/or employees.
    • Prepare and maintain work order data, provide information to mechanics, and inform customers of billing costs.
    • Track equipment maintenance and repair service history using computer system and applications to determine costs effectiveness and makes appropriate recommendations.
    • Arrange for servicing and transportation of equipment under warranty with outside vendors, and maintains records of related invoices.
    • Order and maintain spare parts inventory
    • Dispatch Sheriff's Office owned tow vehicles or coordinate a private tow service to transport disabled vehicles.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    • Some knowledge of automotive equipment troubleshooting methods and techniques.
    • Some knowledge of the design and operation of modern gasoline and diesel engines, systems, components and accessories.
    • Some knowledge of automotive equipment parts, prices, and reference sources.
    • Working knowledge of local road networks.
    • Skill analyzing and diagnosing automotive equipment malfunctions.
    • Skill in listening to others.
    • Ability to prepare and maintain maintenance records.
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to prioritize work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to use a computer and related software.
    • Ability and willingness to work day or night shifts.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.


    A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
    Verifiable experience in the repair and maintenance or repair assessment of sedans and light-duty trucks.

    Additional Requirements

    • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
    • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
    • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
    • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
    • No felony convictions within lifetime.
    • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
    • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

    Benefit Information

    Benefits include but are not limited to:
    - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
    - Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
    - Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
    - Employee Assistance Program
    - Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    - Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
    - Tuition reimbursement
    - Paid training


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