The Transit Operations Supervisor is responsible for the daily operations of a campus passenger transit system. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Provides general supervision of the work of subordinate employees by making work assignments and general instructions in compliance with established procedures.
Makes daily inspection of drivers and vehicles, coordinates bus routes and scheduling, reviews routes for potential hazards, and makes changes as necessary.
Maintains inventory of spare parts, supplies, and tools for scheduled and emergency maintenance; maintains technical manuals and parts catalogs.
Trains drivers and service personnel in accordance with established standards, and administers written and oral performance tests in preparation for state licensing.
Oversees the federally required drug and alcohol testing process and submits required reports.
Prepares specifications for supply and equipment bids and monitors warranties on equipment and repairs.
Prepares and distributes maintenance and operational documents as required to maintain a safe reliable transit system.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding public transportation systems. Knowledge of transit system operational and maintenance requirements. Knowledge of rules and regulations concerning transit operations. Knowledge of safe driving techniques and practices. Ability to evaluate mechanical problems and perform minor maintenance on transit buses. Ability to coordinate the work of others and assign various work assignments.
Ability to maintain log records, prepare reports, and make recommendations to state officials regarding transit operations.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of progressively more responsible experience in transit operations, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.