invites applications for the position of:
SALARY: $4,307.42 - $5,144.62 Biweekly
$9,332.75 - $11,146.67 Monthly
$111,993.00 - $133,760.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/11/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
AC Transit is actively searching for qualified candidates for the position of Transportation Superintendent. This position manages the delivery of transportation services for an operating Division, or other District location, including services provided by Bus Operators, Dispatchers, Transportation Supervisors, and clerical staff; and applies extensive knowledge of transportation operations in order to maintain the highest possible level of customer service. This is an unrepresented at-will classification. This is an excellent opportunity to work at one of the largest bus agencies in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an outstanding benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.
• Manages the delivery of transportation services for the assigned Division, or vital District transportation function.
• Supervises a large staff assigned to the Division or function; and conducts investigations, hearings, and counseling sessions; develops, mentors and guides staff in achieving goals and objectives; coaches and develops employees; provides constructive feedback on performance and behaviors; reviews and evaluates work; counsels, trains and handles personnel actions as needed Works closely with staff members in support of District goals for safe, courteous, and reliable transit services.
• Monitors staff compliance with and trains staff in the District's policies, procedures, and Collective Bargaining Agreements; as well as local, state and federal rules and regulations. Ensures the proper maintenance of employee records and department statistics related to assigned operations.
• Directs Operators and other assigned staff during emergencies or critical situations, equipment breakdowns, and service delays. May serve as a District representative and liaison at city or county emergency operations command centers.
• Prepares and reviews incident reports, correspondence, bulletins and standard operating procedures. Makes recommendations for disciplinary actions, and participates in problem solving forums, grievance resolution, and related labor relations activities.
• Interacts with internal District departments and outside agencies to identify and coordinate schedule and procedural improvements.
• Provides input for the development of the District's budget for the Division or function; and manages the assignment of District resources to ensure that service objectives are achieved within the established budget; monitors assigned budget to ensure that funds are properly utilized to achieve goals and objectives.
• Communicates, implements, and monitors adherence to OSHA regulations, as well as OSHA regulations in support of District safety
• May participate in public and special interest group meetings and events as a representative of the District in order to facilitate public awareness of AC Transit programs and services, increase the customer base, and maintain and promote a high level of customer satisfaction.
• Supervises the investigation and resolution of customer complaints; serves as point of contact for complaints as needed.
• May develop and supervise special projects related to Division or location from inception to close-out; on time and within project scope and budget.
• May be required to temporarily replace or act in the position of a senior District staff member, and may be required to perform some or all of that senior staff member's job functions on a limited-term basis.
• Monitors and analyzes routes, Operator schedules, and Extra Board assignments; and makes recommendations to promote efficient, on time, and reliable transit services.
• Works with the Maintenance department to ensure proper dispatch and availability of the District's diverse revenue vehicle fleet.
• Travels to other sites and locations within or outside the District as needed
• Stays abreast of changing laws, regulations, procedures, best practices and regulatory compliance requirements pertaining to transit operations
• Performs related duties as required.
Experience: Six (6) years in a progressively responsible experience in transportation operations, at least three (3) years of which involved supervisory and/or management level experience and responsibilities equivalent to an AC Transit Assistant Transportation Superintendent or Senior Transportation Supervisor.
Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a directly related field from an accredited college or university. Additional management level experience in bus operations at AC Transit or an equivalent large urban transit agency may be substituted for the college portion of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Physical Requirements: (1) Must maintain the physical ability necessary to perform tasks in an office setting, operating multiple computers, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment. (2) Must maintain normal vision and hearing (with or without correction) on a continual basis. (3) Must maintain the physical ability necessary to safely drive a District vehicles, sit in a vehicle continually or intermittently; enter and exit vehicle quickly and frequently; stand, walk, and climb stairs frequently; grasp, lift, hold, and manipulate light items under twenty (20) pounds frequently, such as laptop computers, cell phones, clipboards and writing implements; occasionally lift heavier items and materials up to fifty (50) pounds; and occasionally stoop, kneel, or bend.
Special Requirements: Must be available to work evenings and weekends, and be on-call 24 hours a day, as required by the regular schedule, and the demands of the job.
License/Certification: Must possess or obtain, and maintain a valid California "Class C" driver's license and meet the District's driving standards.
THIS POSITION IS AN UNREPRESENTED AT-WILL POSITION
The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records up to and throughout the recruitment process. Finalists will be placed on a ranked Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.
Benefits: All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, will be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute 6% or more of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.
ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.
The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.
Equal Opportunity Employer