Manager, Transit Operations Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/leecounty/jobs/newprint/4189597) Apply Manager, Transit Operations Salary$76,083.16 - $97,750.00 AnnuallyLocation Fort Myers, FLJob TypeFull-Time RegularJob Number06651KIDepartmentTransitOpening Date09/01/2023Closing Date9/10/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
DescriptionLeeTran is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Transit Operations Manager. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, overseeing, coordinating, and managing the staff and activities of the Transit Operations Department; manages the day-to-day delivery of transportation services for fixed route, paratransit, and microtransit (Ultra); manages the effective use of division resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; provides complex and responsible support to the Director of Transit in areas of expertise.Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Operations Department; recommends within division policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
Contributes to the development, administration, and oversight of division budget; determines funding needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensures compliance with budgeted funding as requested.
Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for improvement.
Participates in the selection of, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; works with employees to correct deficiencies; recommends and implements discipline and termination procedures. Attends grievance and employee relations meetings.
Reviews daily work schedule to ensure proper route coverage with minimal overtime impact.
Assists with opening and closing supervisor duties when needed.
Supports and promotes an organizational-wide pro-active safety culture by identifying and managing risk; reviews video surveillance and provides investigative reports as needed.
Responsible for compliance with Lee County’s Drug-Free Workplace policy and DOT regulation 49 CFR Part 40 and/or 655, including making Reasonable Suspicion and Post Accident Testing decisions.
Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations; recommends modifications to assigned programs, policies, and procedures, as appropriate.
Serves as a liaison for assigned functions with other County departments, divisions, and outside agencies.
Coordinates with local and regional agencies and responds to potential emergency situations. May serve as staff representative to the Emergency Operations Center in the event of a declared emergency.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in transportation service delivery and planning; research emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to Agency needs.
Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
Ensures staff compliance with Agency and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols; assists Safety Coordinator with recommendations for corrective actions and root cause analysis, verifying mitigation measures put in place are effective.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, Licensing
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in the management or administration of a regional or local transit system or closely related experience, including one year of supervisory experience.
Prefer three years of supervisory experience.
Possession of a valid Class A or B CDL with no Air Brake restriction and Passenger Endorsement OR a valid Class A or B CDL Permit with no Air Brake restriction and Passenger Endorsement prior to offer.
Must obtain a Florida CDL Class B License with Passenger Endorsement and no Air Brake restriction within 90 days of hire date.
Experience in transit system operations, including bus operation, pre-trip / post-trip inspection, proper bus safety and maintenance inspections procedures.
Strong communication skills required with the ability to provide information and instruction verbally and in writing.
Ability to perform light physical work including the installation of signage and lifting equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the general public and other County personnel.
Ability to utilize and troubleshoot onboard technology, including mobile data tablets and GPS.
Ability to continue with education and training for new technologies as they are introduced.
Knowledge of Florida Administrative Code 14-90 and federal and state regulations regarding transportation to include compliance with ADA requirements.
Strong computer skills and ability to use general office equipment and Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of programs such as Routematch, Clever, AngelTrax Video Suite, Uber Transit platform, Accela, and Genfare preferred.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in daily activities.
Compassionate demeanor with the ability to work in a sensitive manner with passengers with various disabilities.
LeeTran operates seven days a week, including some holidays. Normal hours of operation are 3:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (1:00 a.m. in season). Normal days and hours of work for this position are Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm with the ability to adjust based on operational needs. Must be able to work during emergencies as an essential employee.
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment. Some positions may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening. Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans, who claim and meet eligibility requirements of veterans preference, receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply.
Lee County Board of County Commissioners offers a comprehensive, and affordable benefits package. Our Board works in the best interest of employees and strives to provide the most complete, high-quality benefits package available at the lowest possible cost to the employee. Our Board continues to remain steadfast in maintaining one of the lowest levels of employee costs in our area.Lee County's benefits package is offered to both regular Full-time positions and Part-time positions that are regularly scheduled to work 60 hours or more bi-weekly. Medical benefits may be offered to On-Call, Temporary, Seasonal, and Intern employees who meet the Affordable Care Act eligibility criteria.Lee County employees eligible to participate in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) are required to contribute 3% of each paycheck to FRS. If you have retired from the Florida Retirement Pension plan you will not be eligible for renewed membership in either of the FRS retirement plan options. Retirees of the Investment Plan are eligible for renewed membership in the Investment Plan only. FRS reemployment rules apply for both.Below is a brief breakdown of what's included in the benefits package that is offered to our employees.For a more detailed look into our benefits package, please click visit our webpage at https://www.leegov.com/hr/employees/benefitplans.To view our employee paid premiums, please visit: https://www.leegov.com/hr/Documents/Employee%20Benefits/2023%20Benefits/2023%20Active%20Employee%20Rates.pdfHealth Benefits: Medical Insurance Plans include, but are not limited to: routine, preventative, mental health, hospitalization, and prescription drug benefits. Vision, Fitness, Weight Management, Natural Products and Services, and Hearing discount programs available. Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Medical Reimbursement Account Dependent Care Reimbursement Account Pharmacy, including Mail-Order Pharmacy Informed Health Lines (Nurse Hotline) Basic Life Insurance (1x or 2x Annual Salary at no cost to employee) Optional Life Insurance Long-Term Disability (60% of pre-disability salary at no cost to employee) Short-Term Disability Sick Leave Pool Flu vaccinations Wellness ProgramsFinancial Benefits: Florida Retirement System (FRS) Two Retirement Plan Options:1) FRS Pension Plan (Defined Benefit)2) FRS Investment Plan (Defined Contribution) Deferred Compensation (457) Plans Financial Savings/Management Programs Eligible for membership with Suncoast Credit Union Employee Leave Benefits Holiday Pay - 11 Paid Holidays Annually Paid Sick Leave Paid Vacation Leave Bereavement & Civic Duty Leave Family and Medical Leave Military Family & Medical Leave Educational LeaveEmployee Assistance ProgramServices available to employees that offers guidance, support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. Confidential and provided at no charge to employees and their dependents.United Way 2-1-1 (Lee County Employee Resource Program)Lee County BOCC has partnered with United Way 211 to provide an Employee Resource Program which assists BoCC employees who may be experiencing distress due to economic hardship, health or other factors.Educational AssistanceReimbursement for coursework taken at an accredited college or university that is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the official duties that the employees perform.01 Do you have any combination of education and experience equivalent to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in the management or administration of a regional or local transit system or closely related experience, including one year of supervisory experience?
If you answered "Yes" to the question above, please describe your experiences that you feel best prepare you for this position.
Which of the following Class Commercial Driver's License (CDL) do you possess?
Class A CDL
Class A Permit
Class B CDL
Class B Permit
I do not possess a valid Class A/B CDL
LeeTran operates seven days a week, including some holidays. Normal hours of operation are 3:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (1:00 a.m. in season). Normal days and hours of work for this position are Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm with the ability to adjust based on operational needs. Must be able to work during emergencies as an essential employee. Are you able to work this schedule?
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