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Metro Job postings

Transit Operations Manager

Applications will be accepted through August 24, 2014

This is a managerial, administrative and supervisory position responsible for directing, supervising and evaluating the activities and personnel of the Operations Unit of the Transit Division. Primary responsibilities include the efficient organization and direction of subordinate supervisory staff of 3 Operations General Supervisors, one Paratransit Program Manager, 15 Transit Operations Supervisors, one administrative staff, and the work activities of over 350 Transit Operators.

Applicants must have a working knowledge: of mass transit operations management, including  directly related management principles, practices and techniques; of related administrative considerations, including workflow and budgetary analysis; of the full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management; of and ability to use computer software related to transit operational activities, including scheduling and other related software; etc.

Applicants must have the ability to: give directions, set policy, solve problems and plan for the future; develop budgets, cost estimates and monitor expenditures; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; endorse and vigorously promote Metro Transit’s “Key Expectations;" respond to emergencies at all times as needed.

Three years of directly related supervisory experience in transit operations with at least one year of which included substantive administrative activities is required. Such experience will normally be gained after graduation from a college or university with a degree in Business Administration or a related area. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in possession of the knowledge, skills or abilities necessary to perform the work will also be considered.

Applications are due Sunday, August 24 by 11:59 PM.


Metro Transit: (608) 266-4466; E-mail: