Fleet Services Bureau 


The Fleet Services Bureau of the City of Long Beach is comprised of 5 divisions: Administration, Maintenance, Towing & Lien Sales, Acquisitions, and Fuel/UST. The staff of 130 employees across 7 facilities supports over 2,200 vehicles and pieces of equipment across the City. The operation ranks #5 in the Leading Fleets Program and #2 in Green Fleets according to the North American Fleet Association (NAFA). According to a recent customer survey results, 92% of equipment operators and department liaisons were satisfied or highly satisfied with the performance and customer support of the City’s fleet.  Due to the increasing complexity of running a large and advanced fleet, Fleet Services continually trains employees and strongly supports promotions and career advancement. To inquire about any upcoming or future opportunities, please see links below.

Benefits of working at Fleet 

The Fleet Services Bureau of Long Beach, CA strives to operate the City’s fleet according to industry best practices, while staying ahead of the curve in implementing advanced technology for vehicle maintenance, data collection and analytics. Staff at the City of Long Beach Fleet have access to a wide range of training resources to further job skills and knowledge of the industry.

The City of Long Beach understands how vital proper equipment and training can be, especially to keep up with the increasing levels of complexity of today’s vehicles. Maintenance staff would receive the following benefits:

  • Garage Service Attendants and Equipment Mechanics get tools provided
  • Automotive Service Excellence certification paid for per Master Level Certification
  • 40 hours of standardized training per employee
  • Competitive pay in industry
  • Training specific to assignment or line
  • Alternative work schedules available (4/10 schedule) 
  • State of the art facility

Join the Team - Long Beach Fleet Services

  • Fleet Maintenance Division

    • Ongoing, advanced training to stay ahead of the curve for employee safety and equipment
    • Fleet includes cars (light,& medium),  heavy-duty trucks (EVs, refuse trucks, sweepers), boats, helicopters, generators, off-road equipment, etc.
    • Vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs - 7,000+ scheduled PM services annually
    • 24/7 mobile emergency response
    • Funded internship
  • Towing & Lien Sales Division

    • One of only three municipally operated towing operations in the U.S.
    • Tows and impounds vehicles for outstanding parking citations, expired registration, illegal parking, and Police special events
    • Conducts bi-weekly public auctions for unclaimed vehicles/property
    • Tow fleet includes a variety of tow trucks and forklifts
  • Fuel / UST Division

    • Operates 18 fuel sites with over 260,000 gallons of fuel storage and a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) station
    • Underground Storage Tank (UST) / Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) regulatory compliance requirements
    • Provides 1.5 million gallons of unleaded, diesel, aviation, propane, CNG and LNG fuel annually
    • Manages fuel storage tank construction projects
  • Fleet Administration Division

    • Develops annual budget that reflects the cost of operating the City’s Fleet and Towing Operations
    • Effectively communicates cost of equipment ownership information to user departments
    • Leads data analysis, report writing and communication efforts
    • Facilitates procurement and accounts payable functions for goods and services
    • Assists in the collection and tracking of revenue for accidents and warranty work
  • Fleet Acquisitions Division

    • Specifies and purchases approximately 200 vehicles & $15 million in value annually
    • Ranked #2 Green Fleet in North America by NAFA’s 100 Best competition
    • Prioritizes procurement of alternative fuel vehicles for the City fleet such as:
      • Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)
      • Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs)
      • Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)
    • Facilitates procurement and outfitting of new vehicles and equipment
    • Performs data analysis and reporting of Fleet’s advanced telematics system 

City Government

  • About City Government

    Long Beach, a charter city formed in 1897, is governed by nine City Council Members elected by district and a city-wide elected Mayor. Other elected officials include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Clerk, and Director of Police Oversight. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, board or commission. The City is supported by a FY2024 total budget of $3.2 billion with a general fund budget of $669 million. Long Beach employs approximately 6,075 full-time equivalent staff. Long Beach is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department and one of the very few municipalities with its own Utilities Department (Water, Sewer, Gas) and Energy Resources Department

  • Employee Benefits

    The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally. As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:

    • Retirement: California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) defined benefit retirement plan, coordinated with Social Security. The benefit is 2.5%@55 for "Classic" members and 2%@62 for new members as defined by PEPRA. Subject to employee contribution. Both the City and the employee contribute toward CalPERS retirement contributions. The city also participates in Social Security.
    • Health and Dental Insurance: The City offers a choice of HMO and PPO plans. The city pays a major portion of the premium for employees and dependents depending on the health/dental plans selected.
    • Life Insurance: City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three (3) times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000.
    • Disability Insurance: City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
    • Holidays: Eleven (11) designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
    • Deferred Compensation Plan: Various programs are offered through Mission Square Retirement.
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for the payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses.
    • Flexible/Hybrid Work Schedule: Available (subject to City Manager approval).
    • Paid Parental Leave: After six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).

    To see the full list of Employee Benefits, please see links below.

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