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Title: Assistant General Manager
Company: First Transit
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 131535
First Transit is pursuing the management of the Lextran Transit System in Lexington, Kentucky.

Assistant General Manager major responsibilities:
  • Assumes first-line supervision of location employees. Ensures company policies and procedures are followed.

  • Assists the General Manager in day-to-day operational oversight of location operations including billing, payroll, routing/scheduling, DOT & state compliance, accounts receivable and accounts payable, recruitment and hiring of location employees.

  • Ensures drivers have the daily documentation necessary to complete their routes. Ensures completed charter documentation for processing. Coordinates field trips by the assignment of personnel and vehicles. Ensures vehicles dispatched are in proper working condition and daily DVI (pre and post trip) forms have been submitted.

  • Coordinates the dispatching, in-service monitoring, and turn-in activities involved in daily transit operations.

  • Acts as back up member of Dispatch or Scheduling team.

  • Develops manpower requirements for Dispatchers, Operators, and assists with evaluating trip patterns for run structure revisions.

  • Recommends and disciplines operations personnel. Interviews necessary drivers and staff and completes customer complaint investigations

  • Completes necessary daily and/or weekly reports for company and customer

  • Tracks and maintains employee attendance system, processes driver and operations staff vacation requests. Maintains/orders necessary driver and staff uniforms.

  • Monitors and evaluates Operations activities. Includes: vehicle on-time statistics, missed runs, customer complaint data, accident data, road call data, and other operations related functions

  • Performs all other duties as assigned and may assist with other areas based on location needs

Assistant General Manager requirements:
  • College degree in transportation, management, or related field (in selective cases, extensive transit experience may be considered in lieu of a college degree); an advanced degree may be preferable.

  • 3 years passenger transportation management experience required

  • Proven ability to multi-task

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