Vehicle Fleet Coordinator

Avis Budget Group - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Location of Work: Etobicoke (Dixon and Martingrove)

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Summary

The Fleet Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the success and optimization of both the Zipcar Fleet and Fleet Team staff through the use of lean processes.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the process of in-fleeting and de-fleeting vehicles, including Zipcar branding preparation and installation of Zipcar's proprietary access system
  • Manage the upkeep, maintenance, repair and cleanliness of the market area
  • Manage vendor performance on weekly tasks to maximize vehicle condition and uptime and minimize costs
  • Manage vendor service contracts to ensure vehicles are properly maintained, repaired and cleaned to Zipcar's high standard
  • Work within a budget while maintaining excellent fleet condition and minimizing vehicle downtime
  • Perform field vehicle tasks, such as jumping dead batteries, changing tires and moving vehicles
  • Manage fleet operations staff
  • Work with the Fleet Manager or Locations Manager to acquire new parking locations in key areas
  • Assigns daily tasks to vendors or fleet associates, using the Fleet Board
  • Maximizes market through strategic car placement
  • Leverages established lean process concepts
  • Handles Fleet-related customer service issues as conveyed by Member Services, including accidents
  • Monitors rates and maintains relationships with car service vendors
  • Assists Management in identifying parking locations
  • Identifies big picture trends/issues and recommends solutions to expand and improve the Zipcar Fleet
  • Identifies issues that may impact the Zipcar community

Qualifications

  • Four year college degree in related field, preferred.
  • Must pass Zipcar driving history requirements
  • Prior management experience
  • Experience in fast-paced environment
  • Flexible to be on-call, as needed
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and to carry collateral materials and displays
  • Leadership - the individual has demonstrated the ability to supervise and lead individuals and teams successfully
  • Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality
  • Interpersonal skills-the individual maintain confidentiality; remain open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things
  • Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates group presentation skills
  • Written communication-the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information
  • Planning/organizing-the individual is self-directed and prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently
  • Quality control-the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

As a member of the Zipcar Team, you get a great benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Personal and Sick Leave

Because our work has a global impact, we enthusiastically support each employee’s commitment to creating a better world by offering:

  • Free Zipcar membership & discounted driving rates for you and your significant other
  • Training and development programs to accelerate career growth
  • Discounts on a variety of products and services through Zipcar partners

Candidates must provide a Driver’s Abstract and references during the interview process

Zipcar is an EO Employer

Zipcar is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify the Recruiter when contacted for an interview.

This advertisement does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment.

Job Type: Full-time