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Title: General Manager
Company: First Transit
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 135962
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.

Job 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, grants and project management, and personnel management.

Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
  • Minimum 5 years in transit management with increasing responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation or related fields strongly preferred

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

  • Experience managing in a union environment is a must.

  • 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.

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