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Under supervision, to manage a garage or vehicle pool operation in a State correctional facility in the Department of Corrections or Department of the Youth Authority; to direct the mechanical repair and service facilities of the correctional facility; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates, wards, residents, or patients; to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; may instruct, lead or super vise inmates, wards or resident workers; and do other related work.
Plans, organizes, and directs the operation of the garage, including vehicle pool operations, of a State correctional facility; directs the operation of the correctional facility's service and storage facilities maintenance and repair shops, and pool of State-owned vehicles; administers subpools and parking facilities for employee and public use; assists in the development of policies and procedures pertinent to the operation; keeps records; prepares correspondence and reports; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the Departments of Corrections and the Youth Authority; prevents escapes and injury by these persons to themselves or others or to property; maintains security of working areas and work materials; inspects premises and searches inmates, wards, residents, or patients for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs.
In California state service, one year of experience performing automotive pool duties comparable in level of responsibility to Automotive Pool Attendant III or two years of experience performing automotive pool duties comparable in level of responsibility to Automotive Pool Attendant II.
Three years of experience as manager of a service station.
Four years of experience in parking facilities or car rental agencies, two years of which shall have included management and supervision of a parking facility of at least 1,000 spaces or a rental fleet of at least 50 vehicles.
Knowledge of: Principles and methods of garage management and operation of parking facilities; servicing requirements of vehicles and other internal combustion engine equipment; auto body and mechanical component repair methods and costs; layout of garage service and shop facilities safety principles and practices; State traffic laws; principles of supervision.
Ability to: Develop and recommend appropriate standards, policies and methods; be sensitive to the needs and requirements of the agencies and people served; establish and maintain cooperative relations with State agencies and with persons contacted in the course of the work; establish, maintain, and analyze detailed records; write letters and reports; prepare budget estimates; analyze situations and take effective action.
Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or the protection of personal and real property.