Fleet Manager

May 09 2018

Locations hiring for this position: Treasure Valley & Magic Valley, ID

Valley Wide Cooperative/Valley Agronomics
is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers build their homes and businesses since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."  The company is seeking candidates for a Fleet Manager.
The Fleet Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing and continually improving our business’ fleet programs in a manner that ensures compliance with external regulatory requirements, improves efficiency, and provides reliability to meet customer needs. Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Guide and promote fleet safety and compliance by developing standards, policies procedures, and programs to eliminate, prevent or control accidents, hazardous conditions or behaviors and foster a culture of compliance and safe operation.
  • Provide oversight and management of driver eligibility process and records.
  • Develop and implement vehicle maintenance program and recordkeeping to meet regulatory requirements and to ensure fleet safety.
  • Develop and implement training for all personnel to assure understanding and compliance of DOT and transportation programs and permitting including shipment of hazardous materials.
  • Serve as fleet compliance program owner to interpret DOT regulations and develop standards, procedures and programs to ensure compliance and safety.
  • Administer and manage the Vehicle licensing and permitting; Manage and maintain fleet records including titles, registrations, and permits.
  • Prepare, submit and document all DOT and state reporting requirements including IFTA, fuel, and mileage tax submissions.
  • Oversee Fleet acquisition and disposal ensuring vehicles are within standards and appropriate for the intended use.  Negotiate fleet wide programs with vendors.
  • Implement and continuously improve fleet rotation programs to maximize efficiency and asset utilization.  Develop and administer corporate fleet replacement schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 10 years of transportation experience 5+ years in a fleet leadership/management role is required
  • Thoroughly understand regulatory requirements, including DOT and Hazardous Materials, reporting and other federal, state and local laws.
  • Successful track record of designing and managing fleet safety and compliance programs.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications and presentation skills; Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of individuals at all levels within the organization and with outside agencies.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement process improvements and program.
  • Must exhibit a professional and positive image.
  • Experience with DOT or similar government or regulatory agency a plus.
  • Experience in the agri-business and/or propane/petroleum industry a plus.
This is a full time, 40+ hours per week position, days of week will vary based on workload. Qualified applicants must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed, especially during times of high seasonal demand.
A wage will be discussed during the interview process. In addition to generous employee discounts, the company offers medical, dental and life & long-term disability benefits to full time employees. Employees may also participate in the company’s 401(k) plan after meeting eligibility requirements.
Email your Resume to Jon Odenthal at jon.odenthal@valleyag.com or apply online:

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Valley Wide Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.