Transit Operations Supervisor

Salary: Minimum $61,736 - $86,431
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Telluride, CO
Publish Date: Posted March 15, 2023

Under the general direction of the Transit Manager, the Transit Operations Supervisor supervises the daily operations of the Town of Telluride Galloping Goose public transit system, monitors vehicle operation and driver performance, and performs administrative work. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Full Job Description(PDF)

Transit System Operations

  • Supervises day-to-day operations of the Town’s public transit system
    Communicates any new or ongoing operational issues to the Transit Manager
  • Ensures compliance with safety policies, standards, and regulations;
    Follows all safety guidelines and protocols to maintain a safe work environment; recommends changes to Transit Manager as needed; promotes safety awareness among staff and encourages safe work practices
  • Ensures customer satisfaction and provides customer support
    Maintains transit equipment; schedules preventative maintenance; diagnoses malfunctions; performs light repairs and schedules repairs with Town mechanics

Administration and Reporting

  • Executes the Transit Division’s Standard Operating Procedures
    Assists the Transit Manager with the annual budget and makes budget recommendations as needed
  • Researches methods to improve operations and reduce costs; performs cost control activities
  • Produces a weekly fleet status report
  • Maintains job knowledge and stays up-to-date with changes to regulations
  • Provides administrative support, such as overseeing inventory needs, data entry; maintaining recordkeeping systems
  • Complies with the Town’s Federal Transit Administration Substance Abuse Prevention Policy
  • Administers, educates, and enforces Title VI Civil Rights regulations

Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent required; Driver’s License required; Associates’s degree in public administration, logistics, or equivalent desired; 2-3 years of experience in public or private transportation required; 1-2 year’s experience in supervising others preferred; Commercial Driver’s License with P2 endorsement or ability to gain within 3 months of hire date; maintains good driving record during employment; no alcohol-related motor vehicle convictions with prior 3 years required; or any equivalent training, education or experience, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: the purpose and operations of public transportation systems; Federal Transit Administration regulations and drug and alcohol testing procedures; Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations, Title VI Civil Rights regulations; related safety procedures, ordinances, regulations, and traffic laws; public transit funding and general budget practices; HR and personnel management practices; bus mechanical maintenance and related maintenance methods and techniques;

Skill in: effective oral and written communication; implementing operational processes; strong project management, administrative management, and organizational skills; interpersonal skills; leadership and decision-making skills; working independently without supervision; customer service skills; preparing new drivers for CDL road test; working with computers and software

Environmental Factors
Work is performed both in an office setting and outside, in and around Town buildings and facilities. Work performed outside is subject to extreme weather and road conditions. The employee is frequently in contact with moving buses and other operations related to route operations and maintenance functions.

Physical Factors
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for extended periods of time, may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 30 pounds, and drives buses as needed. This position is subject to Federal Transit Safety Administration drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Full-Time Year Round. FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Grade: 50

Salary Range: minimum $ 61, 736- maximum $ 86,431

Hiring Range: min $61, 736 – $74,083 DOQ

The Town of Telluride offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, retirement with Town match, paid time off, sick leave, comp time, 10 paid holidays, and a merchant ski pass!

To Apply
Email the Employment Application(PDF), cover letter, and resume to Sydney Roop, HR Coordinator.

Email Sydney Roop

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement
  • Ski Pass
  • Wellness

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