Specialty Summary: Performs and manages vehicle operations functions and activities. Included are dispatching, operating, and servicing motor vehicles such as general and special purpose, base maintenance, and material handling vehicles. Performs fleet management duties, accounts for vehicle fleet, issues driver's licenses, and conducts analyses. Plans, organizes, and directs vehicle transportation to support operational missions. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 811.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Operates, cleans and services motor vehicles. Conducts preoperating vehicle inspections and documents results. Performs operator maintenance. Prepares, reviews, and maintains vehicle operator forms, records, and reports on vehicle operation, inspection, and dispatching activities. Performs dispatching duties. Controls equipment and performs custodial duties.
Plans and schedules vehicle operations activities and transportation support requirements. Designates and coordinates shuttle bus and mass transportation requirements. Manages school bus transportation. Develops taxi zones or stands. Plans and implements convoy operations.
Maintains records and logs. Evaluates services provided by Vehicle Operations. Uses vehicle operations computerized systems. Compiles operating costs and maintains expense records. Controls and safeguards trip kit and packet supplies and equipment such as national credit cards, tickets, and fuel coupons.
Performs fleet management functions. Develops base vehicle priority buy program, priority recall list, and rotation plan. Performs general fleet and operations analyses. Manages vehicle control program. Administers driver qualification and licensing program. Performs as quality assurance evaluator.
Manages work centers. Establishes work methods and performance standards. Develops operating and administrative procedures. Organizes the unit. Reviews report and statistical data. Develops cost center resource requirement estimates. Allocates and inspects facilities and equipment. Conducts self inspections. Investigates accidents or incidents within functional areas. Coordinates manning requirements with manpower personnel.
Negotiates support agreements. Advises commander, staff, and operating agencies of availability, limitations, and requirements for motor vehicles and personnel. Reviews contingency and mobility plans to determine requirements, and develops checklists. Serves as liaison with state, local, and host nation authority on licensing matters; ensures compliance by base agencies.
Manages Air Force equipment management system program for vehicle fleet. Develops alternative sources of support for operational vehicle shortfalls. Manages vehicle custodial account and vehicle authorization and utilization program. Prepares and defends base level submission for central appropriated funds procurement of motor vehicles and other budgetary accounts. Monitors and coordinates on military construction projects.
Establishes a local permissible operating distance. Evaluates and approves special requests. Reviews, interprets, and validates records, directives, and documents. Manages the vehicle leasing program. Develops and monitors contract transportation services. Coordinates with base contracting.
Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: vehicle operation and official use of government vehicles and equipment; operation of dispatch, fleet management, and driver qualification and licensing functions; evaluating, staffing, and negotiating transportation support agreements; evaluating requirements and developing operating procedures to support contingency and mobility operations; custodial responsibilities; budget preparation; and developing and monitoring contracted services.