Transdev Yard Supervisor in Dorchester, Massachusetts


Transdev 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. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Ensures that all manifests are followed and all operators perform their routes in a timely manner. This is a frontline supervisory position.


  • Ensures that all manifests and scheduled routes are performed accurately and timely. Makes spontaneous decisions regarding changing of bus assignments in a yard.

  • Assigns manifests and documents assignments manually and in the specified computer system; updates and maintains dispatch log and extra board information.

  • Assigns and monitors bus availability; provides input on various operational issues including Operator concerns.

  • Troubleshoots mechanical problems with all vehicular equipment; interfaces with maintenance for roadside assistance

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required

  • Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement and Air brake endorsement preferred

Experience :

  • 2 or more years of relevant operator experience, including supervisory experience, required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of service area and ability to read a map

  • Ability to use a computer to generate reports and schedules

  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, phases and routes

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to detail

Travel requirement (as a percent): 5% travel for occasional meetings; day-to-day travel required for emergency and other route issues

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must be able to maintain a DOT medical card

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

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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:

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 2016-5570

Job Locations US - MA - Dorchester

Posted Date 11/2/2016

Position Category Other

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 607

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services