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Job Title:  Manager, Fleet Operations


Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  84683
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 84683 
Business Function: Fleet Operations 
Primary City: Ottawa 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Ontario 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Term 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Employee Class and Level: CPMGA02 
Number of Vacancies: 1 
Recruiter’s name: ANGELINA BAAH 
Position Reports To: STEPHEN CLARK 
Area of Competition: Nationally  
Posting Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 2020/11/19
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 2020/12/3

Job Description

The Manager is responsible for the life cycle management of the corporate vehicle fleet including motorized material handling equipment and ancillary equipment. This involves the development of policies and procedures related to the acquisition, maintenance and disposal of fleet assets as well as accident management and fleet related training. The manager recommends long-range replacement strategies, budget allocations, cost reduction measures and opportunities to improve fleet reliability and image.


The Manager is responsible for the development and application of an audit plan to ensure the maintenance programs and execution of maintenance meet the test of due diligence and that maintenance is conducted in accordance with CPC environmental policies.


It is the responsibility of the fleet manager to keep abreast of emerging vehicle technologies and best practices in the area of fleet management and to test or implement technologies and practices that will improve the fleet operational capabilities in a cost effective manner.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Manager, Fleet Operations:


  • Determines the design specifications of CPC vehicles/MMHE, which provides cost-effective capabilities for CPC postal operations and recommends the most suitable source of vehicle provisioning, including standard commercial products, custom-built commercial products, and designed-to-order products.


  • Develops policies and procedures for vehicle acquisition, maintenance, disposal, driver requirements, training and accident management. Develops and implements methodologies to ensure compliance.


  • Implements policies and procedures and implements programs to reduce vehicle life cycle costs and reduce accident frequency and associated costs.


  • Manages alternate-fuel and technology programs such as hybrid, propane, CNG, diesel, electric etc. to minimize life cycle cost and impact on the environment.


  • Serves as the senior technical expert in the Corporation on automotive technology and fleet management practices.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
  • Prepares and manages corporate capital budgets for vehicle acquisition, maintenance programs and projects.


  • Liaises with equipment manufacturers, foreign postal administrations and attends professional conferences and seminars to keep abreast of emerging vehicle technologies and best practices in the area of vehicles and accident management.


  • Manages subordinates in the performance of their duties, including hiring, promoting, disciplining, and recommending demotion or termination.


  • Ensures, through succession planning and training, development of competent staff for Fleet Management.


  • Direct project teams for vehicles and motorized material handling and National mail processing projects, leading monitoring and controlling all aspects of the work.


  • Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field  OR a combination of equivalent professional experience and training


  • 3 to 5 years of relevant functional experience
  • 2 or more years’ experience managing people
  • One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Valid Provincial Motor Vehicle Mechanic's license and/or Truck and Coach Mechanic's license
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with IBM Maximo
  • Excellent team building and leadership skills and experience
  • Sound organizational, analytical, judgement and decision-making skills with proven abilities in problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Other Information
  • This position requires regular travel
  • Preference will be given to applicants that are flexible to work shift work


Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


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Important Message


Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Our Leadership Behaviours 
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things. 

Our Values
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.

Position Occupancy

Applicants who are currently Management/Exempt term employees - it is preferred that employees perform the duties of their position for three (3) months before being considered for permanent opportunities or longer term appointments.


Applicants who are currently at the Manager/Officer/Exempt - it is preferred that employees remain in their substantive position for two (2) years before being considered for other permanent opportunities.


Applicants who are currently members of another employee group - should contact their human resources representative to learn more about their position occupancy requirements.


Interview Notification
Should you be contacted for an interview, you are required to notify your Team Leader. If you do not meet the position occupancy guidelines above, you will need to provide confirmation from your General Manager and Director, Human Resources responsible for your function/region that you can be considered for this opportunity.

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