Transit Systems 2023-09-11 2023-10-16

Senior Transit Scheduler (Transportation/Service & Strategic Planning)

Broward County Board of County Commissioners, Transportation Department
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job ID: 151398
Job Status: Full-time

Salary: $59,065.96 - $94,270.74 Annually

Closing Date: Open until a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners Transportation Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Transit Scheduler (Program/Project Coordinator) in the Service & Strategic Planning Division, Scheduling Section.

The Senior Transit Scheduler (Program/Project Coordinator) reports to the Superintendent of Transportation of Scheduling and serves as the section’s primary technical administrator, and coordinates and consults with other Transportation Department division staff to ensure seamless transmission of the scheduling data. Key responsibilities are as follows.

  • Designs data solutions and generates data files to provide HASTUS data to the Transportation Department’s CAD/AVL and other downstream computer systems to include TransTrack, FleetTrack, Midas, Illuminator, Google, ArcGIS, HASTINFO, Power BI, and APC.
  • Onboards systems for bus announcements and internal signs.
  • Designs data queries using the HASTUS desktop, structured query language, and the HASTUS OIG/d programming language. Customizes, maintains, and modifies OIG data fields to include GIS for different Transportation Department divisions.
  • Develops applications and uses software functions in the scheduling system to analyze and recommend changes for scheduling procedures, training, and/or distribution of scheduling reports, both in hard copy and electronic format.
  • Serves as the Scheduling Section’s desktop computer administrator with the HASTUS Superintendent of Transportation of Scheduling.
  • Confers with other Transportation Department division staff to track quarterly route, stop, and system improvements for the preparation of accurate data in support of the quarterly sign-ups, as well as the other technology systems using scheduling data.
  • Reports, monitors, and documents HASTUS system functions and customizations; and resolves data errors identified by systems using HASTUS scheduling data and supports system testing.
  • Performs related tasks as assigned.

General Description
Manages and coordinates, with considerable independence, all activities of a particular program/project within a section or agency. Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration or closely related field.
(One year of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education.)

Requires two (2) years experience in a staff or administrative capacity managing special projects, programs or business operations appropriate to the area of assignment or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License for duration of appointment

  • Master's Degree or higher in Urban Planning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, Finance, or other field of study related to Transit Scheduling and Planning
  • Two or more years working in HASTUS scheduling modules, CAD/AVL, APC, TransTrack, ArcGIS, FleetTrack, or Power BI (or similar)
  • Two or more years of experience working with local, state, or federal entities regarding public transportation
  • One or more years of experience in Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) related land use policies and zoning tools
  • One or more years experience and demonstrated success preparing transportation projects for federal/state discretionary grants
  • Microsoft Office Certification
  • IT Support Certification
  • Project Management Certification

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
  • Coordinates and manages all aspects of a large program or project within an agency.

  • Plans, develops, authorizes, implements, supervises and evaluates programs/projects, activities and services; facilitates inclusion, prepares reports, and analyzes and interprets data.

  • Develops policies, procedures and guidelines related to programs/projects and services.

  • Promotes and assesses agency programs and services; cooperatively plans and implements programs and community-wide special events.

  • Implements funding opportunities, including advertising and marketing, and researches potential grant opportunities; develops grant proposals to secure funding from federal, state, local, and/or private sources; oversees the coordination, preparation, and submission of grants to ensure compliance with established Broward County policies and procedures; manages and tracks grant budgets.

  • Develops personnel cap based on recommended budget for approval by the Board; implements all position additions, deletions, changes, reorganizations and transfers approved in the adopted budget.

  • Reviews position changes and transfers requested by other County agencies prior to implementing change to ensure compliance with adopted personnel cap; incorporates changes to the cap approved by the Board throughout the year.

  • May perform quality control checks on operating and budget documents to ensure accuracy, creates and modifies PowerPoint presentations for agency communication, creates core budget development support documents.

  • Monitors and supervises maintenance of project records and documentation.

  • Acts as administrative liaison among various County operational and administrative functions related to assigned programs and projects.

  • Conducts special studies in conjunction with a project, analyzes data, and makes recommendations based upon studies.

  • Creates and maintains performance/production reports (spreadsheets). This includes monthly productivity reports which provide monthly statistics for transactions processed and revenue generated.

  • Communicates key procedural changes to staff and management.

  • Plans, directs, and supervises the activities of staff. (Depending on area of assignment).

  • Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic, moving machinery.


County Core Competencies
All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.



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