Using sound judgement to make independent decisions regarding the safe operation of the public transit service in conformance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, the Transit Operations Supervisor will independently supervise the operations of a public transit service in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining excellent customer relations.
This position involves recruiting, selecting, training, evaluating, and supervising bus operators (appointed and temporary); investigating accidents and other safety related incidents, making work assignments, authorizing overtime, designing routes and schedules, evaluating public transit services, etc. The person selected for this position will be expected to perform assigned duties independently with no immediate supervision at time.
REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and two years of experience in public transit and driving public transit vehicles.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Applicants and incumbents must possess or obtain, prior to employment, an appropriate valid Indiana Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class “B” with passenger and air brake endorsements.
Good problem solving skills and abilities. Knowledge of all of the functions of a public transit service. Knowledge of traffic regulations and rules and regulations regarding public transit operations; methods, practices, and procedures for routing, scheduling, and making work assignments for a public transit service. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of safety precautions and accident procedures necessary in the operation of public transit vehicles. Good knowledge of word processing and other PC-based software packages, such as Outlook, Excel, and Access, etc. Have or be able to establish working knowledge of various information technology, such as SharePoint used for work assignment scheduling, DoubleMap used for bus tracking, automatic passenger counting, and automated voice announcements, Kuali TIME for employee timekeeping, and any other future information technology utilized by the department. Incumbent must be able to keep legible records.
Able to communicate effectively with subordinates, members of the public, passengers, and other employees, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
This position is a safety sensitive position as defined by the Federal Transit Administration and is therefore subject to all current and future FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.
Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or general studies.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
The work assigned to this classification is light physical work. Incumbent may be exposed to adverse environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, and inclement weather.
Salary Plan: GS
Salary Grade: 01
Department: CAMPUS BUS (BA-BUSS-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 73006
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