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Transportation Shift Supervisor

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

People & HR, Operations
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Description

CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the third of six levels in the Transportation series. Incumbents coordinate and monitor the transportation operations of an assigned shift. Responsibilities may include: monitoring activities to ensure buses are on schedule; inspecting vehicles, transit center, bus shelters, and transfer points for proper functioning and cleanliness; performing routine, light vehicle maintenance; providing customer service to transit customers; preparing and delivering bank deposits; and supervising lower level employees.

***PLEASE NOTE: MUST POSSESS A CLASS B COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL) WITH A P ENDORSEMENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2024, OR UNTIL FILLED.***

Example of Duties

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
  1. Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
  2. Monitors transit schedules, routes, and equipment through field inspection; investigates and reports on schedule and route deficiencies and problems; recommends changes as necessary.
  3. Responds to inquiries or requests for information regarding transportation, route, and/or scheduling policies, procedures. and/or other related information. Resolves problems and/or conflicts that occur.
  4. Performs inspections of vehicles, transit center, bus shelters, and transfer points for proper functioning and cleanliness.
  5. Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports.
  6. Prepares and delivers bank deposits.
  7. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Typical Qualifications

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and two years transit operations experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Supplemental Information

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:
  • Commercial Driver's License with P Endorsement
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Supervisory principles;
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
  • Cash handling techniques;
  • Transportation principles related to area of assignment;
  • Transportation scheduling techniques;
  • Recordkeeping and report preparation techniques;
  • Inspection principles;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.
SKILLS: (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
  • Monitoring and evaluating employees;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Monitoring transit operations;
  • Preparing bank deposits;
  • Performing inspections of vehicles, equipment, and facilities;
  • Providing customer service;
  • Maintaining operational records;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, and extreme temperatures.

NOTE:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.