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Chief Supervisor in Fairfax, VA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Are you interested in furthering your career in Transit and Safety? The Chief Supervisor oversees the street and station supervisors according to client, MV, and safety department requirements. You could be the new part of the team that makes Safety at the street level successful.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the station, road and dispatch functions of the road and station supervisors.
  • Train and assist dispatch and operations staff in resuming service levels according to contract specifications and minimizing passenger disruptions, such as weather events, accidents or other service disruptions.
  • Provide feedback to safety and operations departments on service items that affect safety and performance, identify potential safety hazards and provide feedback to be incorporated into daily operations procedures.
  • Assist in determination of preventability of accidents and incidents and make recommendations for future training based on individual events or on system trends.
  • Conduct site checks and road observations according to client and local policy. Document findings accordingly and provide necessary reports to project staff.
  • Provide customer information for site personnel and at key locations.
  • Monitor gate checks at pull-out or pull-in times ensuring on-time service and proper completion of necessary paperwork including manifests and pre- and post-trip inspections.
  • Cooperate with the Bus Operations Control Center to assist in identifying potential rerouting required as a result of traffic, construction or accident situations.
  • Ensure that all operators are fit for duty, meet uniform and equipment standards and are in possession of proper licensing and certifications.
  • Assist operators with service or passenger problems.
  • Assist in the development of the daily pullout to assure both the current and next day's schedule is adequately staffed.
  • Develop and maintain a supervisor schedule per the CBA.
  • Assist in the monitoring of attendance and issuing attendance points in compliance with the CBA and MV policy.
  • Assist with the interviewing and on-boarding of bus operators.

Talent Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • CDL-B with P endorsement
  • Previous experience in training or field supervision preferred.
  • Previous passenger transportation in current project or similar environment required.
  • Excellent safety and service record.
  • Knowledge of local training program and local operations.
  • Familiarization with service area.
  • Certifications according to local contract requirements as needed.
  • Ability to manage emergency situations.
  • Knowledge of project specific vehicles, components and data/communications systems.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations and corporate safety programs and policies.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with all departments.
  • Ability to work independently and objectively
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Must be able available to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

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.