Facilities and Fleet Manager
Moss Landing, CA Life Support Systems and Facilities
Job Type
Full-time, Full-time
 We’re Hiring!Facilities and Fleet Manager

Location of Position: Moss Landing, CA

Reports to: Director, Life Support Systems and Facilities

Hours: 40+ hours per week, on call and work schedule that includes evenings, weekends and some holidays.

Position Classification: This is a full-time exempt position.

Benefits: Full benefits 

  • Holidays 
  • Sick Time 
  • Vacation 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • Life Insurance 
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • The Marine Mammal Center offers benefits to support the emotional wellbeing of you and your loved ones (Employee Assistance Program)

Position Overview

The Facilities and Fleet Manager is a key member of both the Life Support Systems and Facilities and the Field Operations and Response teams and is responsible for the maintenance and management of the Center’s growing vehicle and vessel fleet, response equipment and California field office facilities (Moss Landing and Morro Bay). Reporting directly to the Director of Life Support Systems and Facilities and working closely with the Associate Director of Field Operations and Response, this position will help manage and maintain key capital assets that are essential to the work and mission of the Center. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and perform daily inspections of buildings, equipment, and vehicles
  • Perform and coordinate preventive and predictive maintenance tasks for equipment, components, and vehicles
  • Complete workforce generated work orders
  • Maintain inventory of needed supplies and materials
  • Provide project support as needed with the construction, replacement, and repair of building systems and components
  • Manage vehicle fleet using Keep Trucking software
  • Coordinate vehicle acquisition and disposition
  • Manage relationships with vendors and contractors
  • Coordinate vehicle branding and outfitting for response work
  • Provides operational support to Field Operations and Response operations as needed 
  • Willingness to support and participate in the Center’s diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, initiatives, and trainings. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous building and vehicle maintenance experience preferred
  • Prior project management experience preferred 
  • Proficiency with electrical and mechanical systems preferred
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools preferred
  • Proficiency with computers preferred
  • Bi-lingual with preference for Spanish preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work with little supervision required

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule covering all days of the week including holidays.
  • Valid California drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean driving record required.
  • Ability to drive between Moss Landing, CA and Morro Bay, CA on a regular basis required.
  • Ability to climb ladders required.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs required.
  • Ability to be on call, carry a cell phone and respond to after-hours emergencies required.
  • Ability to safely use personal protective equipment such as respirators and fall arrest equipment required.

Work Environment 

  • Potential exposure to zoonotic diseases.
  • Working in outdoor weather conditions and elements 30% of the time.
  • Traveling/Driving 20% of the time.


The Marine Mammal Center actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to the communities we serve. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and supportive work environment.? We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. The Marine Mammal Center believes in growth and supporting our employees as best we can so they can become their best selves in and outside of work. We believe that a healthy work environment means building an inclusive culture where people can thrive together and feel supported and empowered. We believe in stretch versus constraint.


The Marine Mammal Center advances global conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.


The Marine Mammal Center is leading the field in ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue, veterinary medicine, science, and education.

For more information, please visit our “About Us” page at www.marinemammalcenter.org

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume and provide a brief description about how your experience aligns with the role.

Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

In your cover letter, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example – she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).

We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Research has shown that women and people from marginalized communities apply to roles when they meet 100% of the job requirements, versus male applicants who apply if they meet an average of 60% of the requirements. If you think that your skills are transferable and can add value to this role, please apply so we can determine whether it’s a good fit.