$36.18/hour - $48.24/hour (Effective June 23, 2018 in accordance to CBA)
This position closes on Friday, June 17, 2019.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The San Mateo County Transit District’s Bus Division seeks a Bus Transportation Supervisor to be responsible for providing field supervision for bus operators and assistance to customers on the fixed-route public transportation system on behalf of the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans).
The Bus Transportation Supervisor will supervise bus operators in the field in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), providing instruction, mentoring, and assistance, ensure all Bus Operators abide by applicable Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) codes and laws, observe and report physical deficiencies or hazards along bus routes, liaise with County Communications, police and school officials in taking remedial action for problems of safety, vandalism, accidents, incidents, schedules, vehicle capacities and/or special service requests, investigate accidents at the scene and determine if a bus operator should continue in service, and if drug and/or alcohol testing is required, and act as a Relief Radio Controller or as a Relief Dispatcher when needed to fulfill service obligations while utilizing knowledge of the applicable DMV codes and other requirements for safe and legal operation of buses.
The incumbent will also be responsible for processing work orders to correct physical deficiencies or hazards along bus routes, identifying witnesses and victims at the scene of an accident and taking preliminary statements from them when possible, acting as on-site field coordinator for special events, assist with passenger loading and route detours, verifying, computing and processing Bus Operator payroll data using an enterprise resource program and safely operating non-revenue District vehicles in the performance of field duties.
The ideal candidate will have a High school graduate or GED equivalent. Three years full-time experience in transit operations, or as a Bus Transportation Supervisor, or Dispatcher, or Radio Controller. One year supervisory experience and/or successful completion of a Supervisory course. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to speak in a clear, concise manner while operating dispatching equipment. Must be able to decipher radio calls to carry out emergency and non-emergency communications. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Must possess a valid Class C California driver’s license with a safe driving record. Working knowledge of an enterprise resource program (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP) is desired.
The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
About San Mateo County Transit District
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.