Starting Salary: $21.78 per hour
Section/Division: Fixed Route/Operations
Location: TBD North (WPB), South (Delray), or West (Belle Glade)
Hours: 40 Hours per week/Schedule is To Be Determined. Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Other: Safety-sensitive position. Pre-employment physical and drug test required. Must pass related exam
Closing Date: Open until filled
Palm Tran is looking for an Operations Supervisor to support and monitor Bus Operators operating a fixed route service to ensure a safe and efficient environment for our passengers. The incumbent in this position will administer operators’ manpower needs for the current and next day; organize, prepare, and assign work to extra-board bus; determine and authorize the manpower requirements to maintain published schedules and services; manage control of radio communications utilized to maintain published services by directing bus operators and support staff; authorize and direct information to personnel to reroute passenger services and vehicles when detour and schedule interruption situations occur; conduct accident investigations in accordance with guidelines; respond to, evaluate, determine, and coordinate emergency services; determine whether accident meets the definition of the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) definition in determine whether a drug and alcohol test shall be administered to the operator.
Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.
High school diploma or equivalent certification (GED). Valid Florida CDL Class B license with passenger endorsement (driving record subject to approval). Five (5) years experience as a Bus Operator and three (3) years supervisory experience (eighteen (18) additional months of bus driving experience may be substituted for each year of supervisory experience). Microsoft Word & Excel experience. AA or BA degree in Business Administration or related field; public transit supervisor experience; transit software knowledge; Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole) preferred.
This posting is an announcement of a vacant position. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.
Please visit Palm Tran's website www.palmtran.org for full information and to submit an application or resume by closing date.