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Operations Manager – The Fort Bend County Public Transportation office, Sugar Land, Texas
Overview: Responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation, and budgeting of contracts and services. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department. Responsibilities Reviews daily and monthly ridership data in order to troubleshoot and/or investigate results from anomalous, missing or irregular data. Synthesizes ridership and operational data with other datasets, which may represent influencing factors, such as census or economic data or fare changes. Prepares narrative reports on ridership trends and/or forecasts, service productivity, fare or service change impacts or other similar/related topics. Ensures the appropriate data and documentation was collected and submitted for monthly, quarterly or annual reports and/or budgets, audits and review by County, State and Federal agencies. Provides recommendations, develops and implements new services. Oversees the development and/or modification of new or existing routes/services. Continually evaluates ways to provide cost-effective transit service and seeks opportunities to improve operations, including people and process. Assists Finance & Administration Manager and Grants & Budgets Manager with preparation and execution of budgets for contracted services and ensures department operations are within budget. Prepares necessary documentation for bus service, ambassador program and vehicle procurements. Researches best practices for third-party contracted services to maximize productivity, quality and cost-effectiveness. Researches, interprets and verifies compliance of various Federal, State and Local requirements as it relates to operations, bus fleet and facilities. Ensures the Operations Supervisor conducts third-party contractor site visits. Assists with public hearings or public meetings in accordance with department’s Public Participation Plan. Serves as the department’s Safety and Security Officer and is responsible for the development, maintenance and implementation of the department’s safety program as issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Responsible for the investigation of accidents and incidents, overall safe and efficient operations of the bus fleet, effective service to riding customers, system safety and security monitoring. Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Vehicle Replacement Plan (recommendation for new and replacement of vehicles) based on existing and projected requirements. Coordinates with Procurement/Contracts Manager as it relates to the department’s Transit Asset Management Plan. Develops, implements and maintains the departmental Operations Standards. Ensures maintenance is accurately recorded and monitored on a regular basis. Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with service contractor relating to contract enforcement. Develops and operates documentation systems to evaluate contractor performance of service delivery. Responsible for overseeing the management and invoicing of contracted services and directing all support systems for delivery of all purchased transportation services. Works with internal staff and other county departments for clarifications or problems with contractors, service concerns and implementation of service changes as it relates to contracted services. Directly supervises the department’s Operations Supervisor and indirectly supervises operations staff. Participates in the selection of operations staff. Assigns tasks, provides training, guidance and direction as needed to ensure workflow efficiency. Identifies, recommends and coordinates enrollment in training courses, seminars or other in-service programs to assist operations staff in improving work performance. Approves time off requests, reviews and approves timesheets, and handles disciplinary action, as needed. Conducts employee performance appraisals. Investigates, prepares and conducts counseling, disciplinary and/or termination actions as required. Essential employee who responds to, coordinates, and participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; Bachelors or Associates Degree in related field along with three years of transportation-related experience preferred. Five years job-related experience. Proven proficiency with both oral and written communication skills. Strong math and/or accounting and management skills. Organizational skills and the ability to complete multiple tasks a must. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials. Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management Grade 13, $2,482.40 – $2,920.80 biweekly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits. Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin, or any other reason protected by law.
To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs
Outside Sales Representative – Waco Transit
Waco Transit has an immediate opening for a part-time (with the potential for full time) position in outside sales. Our growing business is looking for an Outside Sales Representative to increase sales in our Urban and Rural service areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing contact with past customers, identifying new opportunities, and following up on potential leads. The Outside Sales Representative will also monitor industry trends in order to identify emerging markets and develop plans to utilize those markets to expand revenue. If you have prior experience in outside sales and a desire to expand your career, we want to hear from you.
Excellent pay and commission scale. The applicant must pass a D.O.T. physical/ drug screen.
No phone calls please.
Apply in person:
301 S. 8th Street, Suite 100
Waco Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Waco Transit – Safety and Training Coordinator/Transit Supervisor
Waco Transit System has an opening for a career minded individual for the position of Safety and Training Coordinator/Transit Supervisor. Flexible work hours are required, and five years of experience in the passenger transportation industry is preferred, but not required.
This is a supervisory position that involves:
- Management and implementation of Waco Transit System safety and training programs
- Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of safety
- Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk
- Plans and implements operator training- Fixed, Baylor and Paratransit
- Provides new hire classroom instruction and retraining for operators P
- Provide and supervise behind-the-wheel training, monitor trainees’ performance
- Perform monthly ride check evaluations on all CDL employees
- Ensure employees are properly trained on company specific policies and safety procedures
- Conduct and participate in quarterly safety meeting
- Develop a Plan of Action to equip WTS as an exemplary transit training facility
- Implementation of Simulator training program to enhance operator safety practices
- Oversight of Accident Review Board
- Collaborate with managers to monitor compliance and identify safety issues
- Assist Operations in the capacity of Transit Supervisor
- Provide weekly reports on training, daily performance logs, surveying of routes, inspection of vehicles, and monitoring documents of all CDL employees to Assistant GM
- Diligent with an analytical mind
The qualified applicant must pass a D.O.T. physical & drug screen, have a minimum of 5 years’ experience, must have, or be able to obtain within three months, a Commercial Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement. The ideal candidate will have a proven knowledge of safety and training practices, knowledge of transit operating procedures, as well as experience in reporting, developing and implementing programs. Excellent wages, paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance, 401K, and access to wellness center. Salary based upon experience. No phone calls please. Apply in person: 301 S. 8th Street, Suite 100 Waco, TX 76701