Under the direction of the Superintendent of Transportation,or designate, performs road supervisor and/or dispatcher duties. Supervision encompasses all field operations including but not limited to: investigating accidents; passenger incidents; detour routing; passenger relations; vehicle breakdowns; monitoring the performance of Bus Operators. Dispatch functions encompass supervision and coordination of bus routes and Bus Operators. Maintains work assignment board on daily basis. Operates base radio coordinating detours and notifies proper authorities in emergencies, breakdowns or upon Bus Operator's request. Monitors, answers and generates reports off Intelligent Bus System (IBS) including operator violations. Maintains appropriate dispatch paperwork. Answers phones and fields calls. Answer ADA calls and assist ADA as needed. Other duties as assigned or required.
Qualified candidate must have at least 5 years or equivalent experience in transportation. Must be at least 21 years of age and have, or be able to obtain a valid Class "B" Commercial Driver's License. Must possess: good written and verbal communication skills; extensive knowledge of transit system; supervisory ability; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to make quick, accurate decisions. Must possess a general knowledge of computer systems with an emphasis on Microsoft Windows applications. The performance of these duties may be required at any time of the day and night, any day and night of the week. Management experience preferred. Qualified candidate must have a good work history.