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City of Winslow, AZ: Transit Manager/Assistant


Description

GENERAL PURPOSE: This position is under the direction of the Community Development Director. On a part-time basis this position plans, directs, controls, and supervises the establishment and daily operations of the Winslow Regional Transit System ensuring that the maximum numbers of people are provided transportation services in a safe and professional manner. On the other part-time basis this position works as an assistant to the Community Development Director and performs related duties as assigned. Per Section 3.20.010 of the Winslow Municipal Code, this position is a tentative “At-Will” appointment and subject to a probationary period of six (6) months from the date of hire. Upon successful completion of a probationary period, a non-management employee shall be granted regular status in the classification in which the probationary period is served.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. May supervise transit positions after establishment of transit system.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Full job description and applications available at www.winslowaz.gov/open-positions. A City of Winslow application must be submitted; resumes may accompany applications. For questions, please contact Human Resources at (928) 289-1418 or by email at dcoolidge@winslowaz.gov. Pre-Employment screening is required. AA/EOE.


Primary Duties

  • Supervises and coordinates all actions necessary to establish and operate the Winslow Regional Transit System, including management of Federal 5311 Grant, adoption of policies and procedures in accordance with all applicable Federal requirements, acquisition and management of resources required to meet service delivery levels adopted in the Winslow Transit Plan 2017.
  • Supervises the daily operations of the Winslow Regional Transit System, which provides regional and intra-city transportation for the residents of Winslow and all commuter link services. Provides oversight and assists as needed in dispatching local calls for service for the Winslow Regional Transit System; receiving requests for services by telephone or in person; scheduling requests both independently or with the assistance of transit operators; maintaining advance schedules for transit operations; audits operator daily logs, cash receipts and all system ridership numbers weekly, monthly and annually.
  • Manages records of receipts and transmits monies to the Finance Department. Supervise all billing to clients on a daily basis, handles all administrative duties associated with the department; ensures that vehicle maintenance is performed each month as per state specifications and requirements.
  • Mentors transit system staff providing guidance and direction and initiates all staff evaluations. Obtains and provides necessary ongoing training as established by state law. Establishes individual and group goals and objectives for Winslow Regional Transit System operations. Has responsibility for major personnel decisions (e.g. assists in hiring i.e. interviews and determines highest qualified candidates’ for advertised positions; implements discipline, and assists in termination, etc.) meet with staff to delegate assignments, check work periodically and answer questions/concerns.
  • Oversees the preparation, representation, implementation, and administration of the transit budget using City, State, and Federal funding; budgetary and fiscal reports to City Council and interested public groups; reviews and approves submittals to City, State, and Federal officials for projects, expenditures and prepares all grants and grant activities; makes final determination of elements to be included in the budgets submitted to the City Council and State officials. Attends meetings on behalf of the city (regional and statewide) and represents the city and its leadership with outside agencies and prepares and defends budgets. Provides monthly fiscal tracking mechanisms to assure the department is working within its budget.
  • Maintains various monthly reports to provide information and statistics for operational reports to the various entities that provide funding as well as various municipal management staff; assigns work schedules according to client needs on a pre-scheduled basis; works in harmony with staff in other departments to meet the needs of their riders; maintains fare schedules conducive to increasing the number of riders.
  • Attends meetings on behalf of the city and Winslow Regional Transit System to support both Demand and Fixed Routes. Promotes transportation for intercity/regional issues.
  • Provide customer service response to include counter and email/phone coverage. Serves as the primary point of contact for resident calls and visits to the city related to zoning, land use, flood zone, and economic development questions.
  • Assists with division communication to include preparation of newsletters, web site management and maintenance, using social media, etc.
  • Conducts and successfully completes special projects as assigned by department director.
  • Assists Code Compliance Officer with enforcement and administration of City codes and support for community appearance improvement projects.
  • Conducts and successfully completes research to support planning and development projects
  • Prepares accurate and timely written information to include memos, updates, and staff reports for planning commission, city council, and State and Federal agencies.
  • Assists others in the department with various services, programs, events, and initiatives.
  • Assists others in the department with various services, programs, events, and initiatives.

Desired Education & Experience

  • The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation safety or a related field; and
  • Three (3) years of experience providing transportation services for the general public including two (2) years in a lead or supervisory role; or
  • Any combination of training, education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties associated with the position.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card.

Desired Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of transportation.
  • Knowledge of provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  • Knowledge of various State and Federal Transportation Grant programs/activities.
  • Knowledge of the traffic patterns in the Winslow area.
  • Knowledge of safe driving techniques/defensive driving techniques.
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol procedures/training etc.
  • Knowledge of resources for transportation activities.
  • Knowledge of passenger service and safety certifications.
  • Skill in operating various size transportation vehicles.
  • Skill in interacting with people with disabilities.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective interpersonal relations, leadership and resource management.
  • Skill in creating and maintaining official records.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective coalitions with various groups throughout the city.
  • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the general public, angry customers, elected officials, staff, other agencies and consultants.
  • Ability to interact, develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships at all organizational levels, internally, and externally.
  • Ability to effectively work in a collaborative and team-based environment.
  • Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience, and understanding in the course of work duties.
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals representing a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to provide a level of customer service that meets/exceeds customer expectation and satisfaction.
  • This classification involves work of a sedentary nature with periods requiring driving and/or dispatching in nature that are not hazardous or excessive difficulties to the work performed.
  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift weights up to 50 pounds.
  • Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office setting, with some site review and other field work, as required. Noise level is usually quiet.

Contact Info

Name Job Title Address Phone Number Fax Number Email Address
(928) 289-1418 dcoolidge@winslowaz.gov
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