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BUS OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00237P
Working Title BUS OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Department CAMPUS TRANSIT SYSTEM
About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS
Employment Type UGA Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Work Schedule (other)

Tuesday, Wednesday (5:00 pm – 1:30 am)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:00 pm – 3:30 am)

Advertised Salary $28,017 - $33,220
Posting Date 12/21/2017
Open until filled No
Closing Date 02/01/2018
Proposed Starting Date 02/08/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification Title BUS OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Pay Grade 057
FLSA Non-Exempt
Job Family Transit
FTE 100
Minimum Qualifications

A Georgia Class B Commercial Drivers License is required. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. At least two years as a bus operator is required with at least one in a training position.

Position Summary

This position supervises bus operators and student dispatchers in the operation of University buses and vans in fixed-route services, demand response services, and charter services. This employee will work a 3rd shift schedule (Tuesday-Saturday). The employee ensures compliance with all departmental policies and applicable laws. The employee is also responsible for the maintenance of records of equipment and operator utilization. Work is performed under general direction of an administrative superior and is reviewed through discussion and inspection of operations. The Bus Operations Supervisor is in charge of the day-to-day department activities in the absence of the Operations Manager.

Additional Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Must have good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of related experience in transportation management preferred.

Physical Demands

Ability to sit for extended periods. Variable amounts of pushing, pulling, lifting, and reaching.

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Yes
Does this position have financial responsibilities? No

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Supervise routes to ensure University and Campus Transit policies are followed and proper service is provided. Take needed actions to correct situations.

Percentage of time 60
Duties/Responsibilities

Ensure drivers report on time and shift changes occur in a timely manner.

Percentage of time 20
Duties/Responsibilities

Assist drivers with problems on campus – i.e. breakdowns, accidents, detours.

Percentage of time 10
Duties/Responsibilities

Supervise drivers during non-driving periods.

Percentage of time 5
Duties/Responsibilities

Drive buses as needed.

Percentage of time 5

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In the event you are selected as a finalist for employment, the hiring department may conduct a background check. Any offer of employment with the University of Georgia is contingent upon a successful completion of a background investigation. If necessary, will you consent to a background check?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you have a Georgia Class B CDL or equivalent with air brakes and passenger endorsements?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many moving violations (traffic fines) have you been convicted of in the last seven years?
    • No Response
    • None
    • One
    • Two
    • More than Two

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter