Fleet Coordinator I (Peoria or Bloomington IL)

  • American Red Cross
  • Peoria, Illinois
  • Aug 07, 2021

Job Description

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Job Description:

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.

We are currently seeking a Fleet Coordinator to work in either the Peoria or Bloomington, Illinois office.

The Fleet Coordinator provides customer service in the area of Regional Fleet Management.  Assist with the management of fleet operation for the Region.  Responsible for assisting with motor vehicle registrations; operational and organizational maintenance; vehicle emergency safety equipment; issue, use and inventory.  Assist with ensuring that vehicles are maintained to maximum life expectancy and efficiency.  
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable Federal, state and local regulations.

1. Assists as required with emergency situations that involve vehicle breakdowns and repairs of fleet assets.
2. Assist as warranted in covering blood drives during emergency situations.
3. Ensures that Mobile Unit vehicle assignments are adequate blood drive coverage relative to out of service units.
4. Assist with the scheduling of vehicle maintenance and ensure accuracy of vehicle assignment, dates and times.
5. Coordinate fleet repairs with Regional Departments and Districts and that work is done in a timey manner.
6. Ensures the accuracy of the fleet data base.
7. May Renew vehicle insurance cards and ensures that vehicles requiring County emission tests are completed on time.
8. Ensure that all vehicle decals and licensing remain current.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.
10. May assist with the periodic movement of vehicles within the region.

May work under the guidelines of the division director or other management. May assist in the preparation of annual region-wide Fleet budget. May participate in the monitoring the annual budget for variances. Assists in tasks to assure compliance of state/federal regulations. Help to ensure the safety of our vehicles and staff by ensuring vehicles are maintained for optimal performance


Education: High School or equivalent required. 

Experience: Minimum 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.  Public health or blood banking experience in a highly regulated setting preferred.

Management Experience: N/A

Skills & Abilities: Ability to work independently.  Excellent organizational skills.  Effective oral and written communication and interpretation skills.  Good interpersonal skills to work with multiple levels of staff and management.  General knowledge of computer programs.  Must be able to periodically travel to move fleet, perform fleet inspections, or other fleet related tasks.  May have on-call duties.  Ability to work on a team. Minimum height of 48 inches is required to ensure the ability to safely operate a cargo van or large truck.

Travel: Must be able to drive throughout the region.

* Combination of candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).

Physical Requirements: Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs.  Physical requirements may include the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., squatting, push or pull heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs, good manual dexterity, the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and adapt to long, irregular hours and frequent schedule changes is required.  At the American Red Cross, we conduct many mobile blood drives at businesses, schools and many other locations.  All staff work as a team to setup and tear down the equipment required to conduct a mobile blood drive.  This involves pushing carts up to 250 lbs., setting up beds and handling many totes containing equipment and snacks for the donors.

DISCLAIMER:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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