Transit Systems 2019-05-08 2019-06-12

Operations Manager

Company: Centre Area Transportation Authority View more listings
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 113130

CATA is looking to fill a mid-level, management position that ensures the most effective delivery of transportation services. The preferred candidate will have experience in bus operations, employee relations and training standards. This position oversees the hiring and training of the operations department and provides leadership and organizational direction to the team. The preferred candidate will have 5 years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination. The purpose of this position is to manage CATA’s daily fixed route operations, ensuring compliance with FTA, USDOT, PennDOT, ADA, and other pertinent regulations. This position monitors employee performance, identifies safety issues, addresses operational needs, and ensures the most effective delivery of transportation services. The operations manager also develops recommendations to change systems, policies, and procedures Some pertinent responsibilities of the position are:

• Oversees transit operations, including the operations training program, and ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations

• Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned transit operations services and activities; assigns work activities and projects; monitors workflow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems

• Motivates and evaluates operations personnel; provides or coordinates non-represented operations staff training; works with direct reports to correct deficiencies; recommends and carries out discipline

• Assists in managing employee and labor relations for the operations division; participates in the effective resolution of differences between management and labor; participates as a member of the collective bargaining agreement negotiations team as needed

• Oversees the timely review of complaints, accidents, and incidents involving transit operations

• Works with the maintenance manager and safety/training manager to establish mutually acceptable procedures

• Works with the ADA/paratransit manager to ensure compliance with ADA and Title VI

**CDL Class B with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction lifted is required within one year of hire.**

For detailed information on this position and minimum qualifications, please contact the Human Resources Department for the Centre Area Transportation Authority to see the full job description.

For this position CATA offers paid time off (vacations, sick days, holidays), Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(a), Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), free membership to health club and free transit pass.

Expected starting salary is between $70,265 and $82,664; dependent upon experience and qualifications

Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check, MVR, functional requirement evaluation and drug testing. Qualified candidate resumes may receive additional information from the HR recruiting team.

Send your resume and cover letter to the following email or fax number; EMAIL: FAX: 814-237-5199 Centre Area Transportation Area website:

CATA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

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