Transit Operations Supervisor Located At Md, College Park - Job Post By: University Of Maryland

Posting Details
Position Number: 115853
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Transit Operations Supervisor
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPAF-Shuttle Services-DOTS

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of the transit services of the Shuttle-UM Transit System, Department of Transportation Services and satellite campuses. The position ensures that safe, dependable, and reliable transit service is provided to transit passengers.
The Transit Operations Supervisor is responsible for staffing all service shifts during his/her on-duty shift, as well as responding to system emergencies and crises, including accidents, vehicle breakdowns, and staffing shortages.
This position is responsible for conducting dispatch and training operations when necessary, facilitating random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing, and conducting ridership tallies and stop studies.
The Transit Operations Supervisor also works closely with the management staff to review and provide route data; acts as a liaison to the maintenance, dispatch, and operations staff to orchestrate the daily transit functions; and conducts interviews, hiring, and training for new driving staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree is required. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education.
• Must possess a class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and Airbrakes endorsements, and DOT medical card; or be able to obtain one through the department training program.
• Transit/transportation industry experience required.

• University Transit/Shuttle experience preferred.
• Minimum two years of supervisory experience preferred.
• Supervisor or management experience in a unionized environment preferred.

Additional Certifications:

Additional Information:
Compensation: Mid 50’s depending on relevant skills and experience.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays.


The deadline to apply is Friday, September 13, 2019. To apply, please upload a cover letter of application, resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

*This position will supervise 15-20 full time bus drivers.
*Candidate must be available to work in a 24/7 work environment.
*Weekend shifts and/or late night shifts will be required.
*Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

Job Risks Occupational Related Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure
Physical Demands Candidate must be available to work in a 24/7 work environment. Weekend shifts and/or late night shifts will be required.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
Posting Date: 09/04/2019
Closing Date: 09/18/2019

Date Posted: 2019-09-05
Minimum Education: Unspecified

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