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Position: TRANSIT ADMINISTRATOR – PUBLIC WORKS - (JOB NO. 8118)
  Salary: $70,470 - $102,003 Per Year
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Transportation, Urban Studies or closely related field and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible administrative duties including supervisory/management in the transit industry. The equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience may be considered.

A Commercial Driver’s License (Class B with passenger and airbrake endorsements) is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Considerable skill in orally communicating directions and instructions and performing mathematical computations.

• Considerable skill in the use of Word and Excel for entering and analyzing data. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products Outlook and PowerPoint.

• Considerable ability to maintain accurate records; to work independently and in a group; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, managers, supervisors, employees, trainees, and the public.

• Knowledge of bus transit and para-transit operations for passenger safety, ADA compliance, and Transit Driver efficiencies.

• Skill in implementing effective safety enhancements and corrective actions associated with all transit programs.

• Ability to prepare detailed written reports, recommendations, and oral presentations to the Public Works Director regarding overall operational performance and deficiencies.

Specific Duties

• Supervises and coordinates the activities of the dispatchers, bus operators, and all other transit personnel.

• Performs regular field supervision to ensure employee compliance with Transit policies while assessing customer service standards.

• Ensures that Transit Drivers meet and comply with all federal, state, and local health and safety regulations.

• Operates a motor vehicle to monitor on-site transit operations and inspects routes, bus stops and facilities.

• Prepares correspondence, reports, memoranda and directives regarding division operation, performance, citizen complaints or special issues as needed and/or requested by department leadership.

• Performs general complex analyses regarding funding, ridership, routing, vehicle purchase, and staff development. Develops and post fixed-route bus detours as needed.

• Prepares and executes the annual division budget.

• Prepares and updates maps, schedules and graphs to illustrate reports and plans.

• Prepares, and execute all reports and grant applications as required by City, state and federal funding sources.

• Prepares long range operating and capital forecasts and gathers data for division performance measures.

• Serves and staffs a variety of internal and external committees, task forces and other agency committees to secure advocacy and influence support for programs and ideals.

• Receives, investigates, and resolves complaints from the public. Responsible for providing web page updates for information related to customer service and transportation.

• Performs all other duties as may be required to meet organizational needs.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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