Fleet Manager

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Closing date: May 4, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: INF Fleet Management

Job Code: 14212

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at http://www.inf.gov.nt.ca/

Job Information

The Fleet Manager is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the policies, plans and strategies of a centrally managed fleet of mobile assets and heavy equipment in support of economical and quality service for the Department of Infrastructure.

The position provides expert advice and recommendations to senior management on high value, complex mobile equipment  procurement issues, such as lease versus own options, trade-offs analyses of performance, quality, costs, and service and replacement schedules, etc., for the guidance of senior management to make capital investment decisions.

The Department of Infrastructure is highly decentralized with front line infrastructure operations and maintenance services for essential GNWT (Government of the Northwest Territories) public infrastructure delivered from five remote regional centres interconnected by a variety of seasonal and all weather air, road and marine transportation systems.  The department’s mobile fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment plays an essential role on a daily basis in ensuring public safety and access to GNWT programs and services throughout the Northwest Territories (NWT).

The controlled and managed mobile fleet of assets for the Department of Infrastructure includes approximately 890 units under management, with a total replacement cost of $55.86M and annual operating costs of $2.7M.  Of these assets, 553 are controllable assets including mobile vehicles with a total cost of $8.97M, and 337 capital units with a total cost of $46.89 million.

The position manages the physical assets of the Infrastructure mobile fleet, ensuring departmental requirements and budgets are respected.  The position leads a variety of projects related to fleet management activities, by developing goals and priorities, preparing work methodologies, and establishing appropriate service levels with end-users.

The Fleet management program is highly focused on maximizing life-cycle performance to obtain best value from the department’s investment in mobile assets and heavy equipment.  The program also works within the broader departmental and GNWT context for occupational health and safety, energy management and environmental stewardship in the management and operation of the departments mobile fleet.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

An undergraduate degree or diploma in business management or a related discipline; with, 10 years of experience in a management and repair and maintenance of vehicles and heavy equipment.

Experience as a garage or heavy equipment supervisor, parts supervisor and/or motor pool officer would also be an asset.


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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $49.02 per hour (approximately $101,962. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14212

Closing Date: May 4, 2017- 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Human Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445