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Transdev Scheduler in Detroit, Michigan


The Scheduler is responsible for ensuring the highest level of workforce efficiency through effective scheduling of time off and management of work hours in a unionized environment. This position has a major impact on operating costs for the largest work group in the company (operators), including efficient scheduling of work time, management of time off and filling runs, coordinating absence reasons with other departments. The Scheduler oversees all technical aspects related to the scheduling computer program and software which includes programming errors or enhancements that may arise, as well as any debugging that needs to take place. This position is also fully cross functional as an Operations Supervisor.


What we offer:

  • 15.00/hour starting wage plus incentives for attendance and safety

  • Medical/Dental/Vision health benefits - Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Paid time off and holidays.

  • Ability to advance your career.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for daily and weekly scheduling of operators to include the extra-board to ensure cost efficiencies while meeting service demands and union contractual requirements.

  • Required to maintain the scheduling databases to ensure accurate information is maintained; to include the administration of operator time off and bidding process.

  • Works closely with and in support of bus operators, transit supervisors, and other departments to ensure quality customer service delivery.

  • Coordinates departmental and company goals and objectives with various departments to include Senior Operations Supervisors, Human Resources, Safety & Training, and Maintenance.

  • Assists with establishing procedures and standards for efficient and effective transit operations, enforces applicable laws, rules, and regulations as they pertain to the position.

  • Other related duties as assigned.


Independence of Action: The workers supervisor sets overall program objectives. The worker receives general instructions from the supervisor on the work to be done and the worker makes decisions on the specifics pertaining to the work and keeps the supervisor informed of work progress and any problems that may arise in meeting objectives. The worker recommends major changes for the supervisors’ approval.

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Sound understanding of run time methodology and route scheduling techniques required.

  • Must be detail oriented and computer literate with experience in operating a data base, word-processing software, and spreadsheet software.

  • Must have the ability to work with time constraints and deal with multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Must have knowledge of or the ability to learn Transdev's operating rules, procedures, routes, schedules, and fare structure.

  • Basic math skills required.

  • Excellent proofreading, research, communication, organization, and interpersonal skills required.

  • Transit Operational experience essential

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

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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

Job Locations USA-MI-Detroit

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/17/2021 4:48 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20089

Position Category Customer Service/Call Center/Dispatch/Reservationist/Scheduler

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 313

Internal Code 3 Ind1