Fleet Technician

August 30, 2023
Olathe, KS
Job Type


Employment Type
Part Time (20 to 29 hours with KPERS benefits)

Job Summary

Hiring Range: $15.40 - $19.24 per hour

Ever dream about driving a fire truck? This could be your chance. The Olathe Fire Department is looking for a responsible person, with an excellent driving record, to help manage our fleet of vehicles and coordinate the inventory and management of equipment on a part-time basis (up to 29 hours a week). This position comes with paid time off and enrollment in the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS). The right candidate will have a Class B driver's license within six months of employment.

For more details, review the full job details and requirements below.

  • Coordinate daily activities related to fleet and equipment management for the fire department.
  • Coordinate the daily transfer of vehicles to and from Vehicle Maintenance and fire stations.
  • Coordinate delivery of vehicles and equipment for repairs/servicing.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Update and maintain fleet and equipment availability database and maintain inventory of department assets.
  • Track equipment repair requests; prioritize and ensure timely and appropriate response to request for maintenance and equipment installation.
  • Assist with coordination of the installation of vehicle technology systems to include hardware, software, and radios.
  • Coordinate equipment scheduling and movement for preventative and scheduled maintenance.
  • Communicate effectively with Fire Department staff, City staff, and vendors to identify, address and resolve issues regarding fleet and equipment in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Guidelines: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

Experience : Previous fleet experience preferred.

Education: High School or GED required.

Licenses and Certificates : A valid driver's license and good driving record are required

Work Environment:Office, warehouse, outside, and within vehicles.

Physical Requirements:

  • Driving motor vehicles from building to building on city business to include passenger vehicles and fire apparatus.
  • Operating forklift and skid steer.
  • Occasional use of stools and ladders.
  • Noise equipment specific to location, potential vibration depending on location.
  • Carrying and loading loose equipment - saws, hand tools, generators, air monitors, SCBA, etc.
  • Grabbing high files and items on shelves; getting into low file drawers.
  • Pushing equipment, carts, files/drawers closed.
  • Grasping paper, pens, phone, computer mouse, books, boxes, etc.
  • Keyboarding while entering data.

Supervised by : Assistant Fleet Manager.

Supervises: N/A.

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