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Road and Station Supervisor in Lorton, VA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a full time Road and Station Supervisor, who will provide instruction and technical direction to bus operators and other departmental support personnel, to facilitate and maintain on-time performance. Under general supervision, operates communication systems utilizing radio, telephone and computer equipment to provide assistance to bus operators and the public; provides information to the public; dispatches personnel and equipment in response to service requests and to organize and coordinate the activities of field units; maintains records of activities in response to service requests; leads, instructs and directs in areas of safe driving practices, customer service, schedule maintenance and compliance with division rules and policies; and performs other related work as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and dispatches all bus operator assignments for revenue service, special events and emergency response.
  • Maintains on-time performance and conducts field observation audits.
  • Provides instruction and direction to operators in areas such as customer service, safe driving practices, schedule, and maintenance.
  • Identifies and reports operational problems and incidents to supervisors; makes recommendations and proposes solutions.
  • Prepares written reports regarding transit operations, accidents, breakdowns, and mechanical defects; and monitoring run assignments.
  • Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure the well-being of Fairfax County customers and employees.
  • Responsible for complying with all City and departmental work rules, policies, and procedures, as well as Virginia DMV and all Federal, State and County laws as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Talent Requirements:

  • Transit System Bus operations, client rules and regulations, pre-trip inspection, routes and schedules.
  • Safety rules and regulations applicable to bus operations including CDL rules, vehicle traffic laws & regulation.
  • Exercise tact and sound judgment when responding to operational and customer service issues.
  • Knowledge of American with Disabilities Act guidelines.
  • Proper bus safety and maintenance inspections procedures.
  • Establish effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, and employees of other transit agencies.

License or Certificates:

  • Current Class B Driver's License with a P endorsement and air brakes.

Education and Experience:

  • Three (3) years of full-time experience as a Bus Operator or employment with comparable agency with transit experience.
  • High School diploma and or equivalent.
  • Good oral communication and writing skills.
  • Computer skills.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.