Transit Systems 2019-05-09 2019-06-13

General Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: St. Joseph, Missouri
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 113163
Website: https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/24007/Transit%20Talent/detail

Join the First Transit team as a General Manager and initiate, develop, and maintain a successful contract relationship. First Transit General Managers are committed to safety, customer service and have hands experience in all areas of the transportation business.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America

  • A comprehensive benefit package, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, 401 (k) savings plan

  • A great work environment


Our General Managers are responsible:
  • Handling all contractual services to include administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts purchasing, and inventory control.

  • Ensuring compliance of all company procedures and policies

  • Ensuring services are provided within budget and action plans developed and implemented to improve operational efficiencies.

  • Maintaining company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment).

  • Ensuring compliance of local, state, and federal laws and regulation (EPA, OSHA, DOT, ADA, and EEOC).

  • Analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts.

  • Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly.

  • Developing action plans to ensure customer retention.

  • Assuring a safe working environment.

  • Providing and promotes effective communications with customers.

  • Providing leadership and guidance to develop location and company bench strength.

  • Establishing training goals and requirements for all personnel.

  • Satisfying client, corporate, and contractual reporting requirements and needs.


To be a General Manager, you'll need:
  • Minimum of seven (7) years' progressive experience managing day to day fixed route public transportation (bus) system including operations, maintenance, budgeting, report writing, supervision, personnel hiring and training

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, information technology, public policy, statistics transportation planning from an accredited college/university which may be substituted with an additional five (5) additional years of fixed route public transportation experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and experience of local public transportation principles and the relationship between federal state and local public transit requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership skills, customer services, employee relations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Become a part of our team - Apply today!

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Transit Job Listing - General Manager