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November 27, 2019
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This is a special at-will position funded by a FTA grant received by Transit annually.

Transit Services Supervisor

In this position, you will coordinate activities related to facilities management and fleet fixed and rolling stock, including budgeting, planning, and capital assets management.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Develop and maintain facilities maintenance and ADA transition plans; establish asset management program; and implement project management standards
  • Manage facility assets including, buildings, transfer stations, park and rides, and bus stop shelters, benches, and other amenities
  • Ensure appropriate facilities-related safety and security measures are taken and documented
  • Provide oversight and manage fleet maintenance contract, replacement and disposition, and the Enterprise Asset Management plan
  • Monitor work flow; review and evaluate procedures and work product; and meet with reporting staff to identify and resolve operational or procedural problems
  • Ensureall activities are carried out in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations; set policies and procedures to ensure activities are carried out by sound practices and with proper internal controls
  • Forecastand develop the workgroup's budget; monitorexpenditures; implement adjustments; and follow established processes for purchasing and contracting for goods and services needed to accomplish the goals of the division, including developing contract specifications, managing projects, and overseeing contracts to ensure compliance with agreed terms
  • Monitor complaints; diagnose, investigate, and resolve issues promptly
  • Assist in project and program development and administration; develop policies that facilitate clear expectations between Transit and service providers
  • Organize and facilitate operational update meetings; coordinate with contractors and staff to keep communication open; and present and promote transit services to appropriate boards and committees
  • Coordinate operational activities with the division's other programs and workgroups, contractors, City departments and divisions, outside agencies, and the public
  • Research, conduct studies, and stay informed of industry trends and innovations; provide recommendations for improvements or planning purposes; and participate in developing division goals, priorities, and policies
  • Select, train, direct, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff; provide and/or coordinate staff training; and work with employees to correct deficiencies
  • Provide training to those outside the direct reporting relationship; provide technical assistance

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Excellent supervisory skills needed to manage and direct operational services
  • Knowledge of transit operations, funding, planning, and rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulation
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of various transit systems
  • Ability to stay current with industry trends, regulations, and best practices
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Independent and analytical judgment and decision-making skills are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.

Successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in transportation planning, public administration, or a related field
  • Five years of full-time professional experience in public transportation planning, transit programs, or a related field, including three years of supervisory experience

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Experience and understanding of different modes of transit services
  • Experience in public transportation operations related to fleet and/or facilities management
Additional Information

Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel from site to site and possible exposure to inclement weather conditions.

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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