Transit Systems 2018-02-01 2018-03-07

General Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 100652

Job Purpose or Scope: Overall leadership and management of the transit system including but not limited to: route planning, fiscal planning and adherence, maintenance planning and management, labor relations, and personnel management

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, recommends and monitors/complies with annual budget

  • Develops and reviews requirements and standards for operations and maintenance.

  • Complies with Federal, State and Corporate reporting requirements

  • Works with maintenance manager to ensure vehicles and inventory are at acceptable levels and conditions

  • Accepts all responsible for the system and ensures the system remains functional at all times.

  • Enforces adherence to Company standards of quality and performance.

  • Motivates, leads, trains and develops exempt and non-exempt employees in a union and non-union environment.

  • Monitors and oversees the system Safety Program

  • Provides operating reports and statistics for the client.

  • Manages labor relations

Experience & Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation or related fields strongly preferred

  • Minimum 5 years in transit management with increasing responsibilities

  • Budget planning, route planning, labor relations, inventory control, experience in procurement and bidding processes, payroll management, scheduling system management, safety, training and risk management.

  • Ability to blend business sense with common sense in the decision making process

  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Must have evidence of building solid relationships with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and continuously motivate highly effective teams.

  • Successful track record in managing budgets and/or P&L responsibility.

  • Ability to interface with using agencies, directors, elected officials, operators, and all levels of hourly and salaried employees, including senior management.

  • Must be a self-starter able to obtain successful results without supervision.

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