Transdev Assistant Branch Manager in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Overview:

Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Ourmissionis to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Responsible for all operators, supervisors and dispatchers assigned to the facility. Provides all services safely and reliably.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises day-to-day operations and administrative activities by providing liaison between client and company.

  • Facilitates problem solving between departments and resolve employee grievances.

  • Coordinate the scheduling for both operators and supervisors in the operations department.

  • Interact with the union representing the employees with the goal of positive interaction.

  • Monitor operations and coordinate the delivery of service with the General Manager and Assistant General Manager.

  • Ensure that service to the public remains on schedule and professional.

  • Authorityto issue discipline.

  • Assign employee’s duties as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferable or any combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 3 year’s management experience.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of public management and organization theories, principles, practices and techniques.

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods of operation of the transit system’s staff and operational departments

  • Thorough knowledge of basic laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the transit operation

  • Ability to analyze a variety of complex administrative problems to make sound recommendations for their solutions and to prepare working procedures

  • Ability to work effectively with labor

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office

  • Strong communications and time management skills

Travel requirement outside of immediate area (as a percent) <5%

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Drug testing and background check

  • Testing related to job requirements

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the environmentis moderate.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2016-5569

Job Locations US - MA - Dorchester

Posted Date 11/2/2016

Position Category Management & Above

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 607

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services