Transdev Transit Inspector/Dispatcher in Vaughan, Ontario
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. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.
The Operations Transit Inspector/Dispatcher will maintain, govern, and provide effective, efficiently running routes for the Customer and will supply accurate data for our route and charter operators.
He/she should demonstrate and encourage a “Safety First” lifestyle at the location.
The incumbent will assign operators to routes according to the location operating procedures for bidding and extra board management and will ensure each operator has accurate route and passenger information.
He/she will also be responsible for driver discipline, and reporting, tracking and documenting daily events.
Maintain Operator work records and ensure time sheets and payroll summaries are completed accurately.
Receive requests for emergency assistance and act according to the Region’s Emergency Response Plan.
Responsible for ensuring On-Time Departures and coordinate the changing of vehicles due to malfunctions.
Relate complaints immediately to on-street Transit Inspectors.
Ensure that all buses are out/in to meet Peak and Off-Peak service requirements.
Incorporate into route plan factors such as peak travel periods, holidays, special events, and construction with emphasis on time and cost efficiency.
The Transit Inspector/Dispatcher will be responsible for other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate must possess a valid BZ license with clean driver’s abstract.
He/she must be extremely flexible and have the ability to learn quickly in a fast paced environment.
The candidate must be a self-starter and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
They should be professional in all that they do yet be able to handle difficult situations and people.
Previous work in a union environment would be preferred.
This job requires the ability to effectively and coherently communicate in the English language with customers and others in the course of duties including comprehension of written instructions, policies and procedures, and completion of any required written reports and forms.
Above average computer skills are required as is knowledge of the transit system (e.g. routes)
Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational and customer service skills are mandatory
Commitment to participate in on-going training.
Evaluation Criteria May Contain the Following:
Training and Experience
Performance and Attendance Record
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.
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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 2016-5632
Job Locations CAN - ON-Vaughan
Posted Date 11/15/2016
Position Category Other
Internal Code ..
Internal Reference 610
Internal Code 3 Ind1
Company/Division Transdev Services