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Operations Manager



 

Assistant General Manager - Transit

NOTE: The following position is for proposed new/future business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

 

First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 

 

About the Position 

 Become a part of our First Transit team as an Assistant General Manager in (City, State). This position assists the General Manager in supervising daily operations. The Assistant General Manager monitors employee performance, identifies safety issues, and addresses operational needs. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. We are looking for you if you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed!

  • Coordinate the daily transit operations' dispatching, in-service monitoring, and turn-in activities.
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that vehicles dispatched are in proper working conditions.
  • Recommends and disciplines operations and personnel.

 

Qualifications 

  •  A minimum of two (2) years of experience in the public transit industry to oversee the operations specific to the Paratransit and Ride-On Tri-City! programs.
  • Preferably with a minimum of one (1) year overseeing paratransit or other demand-response operation.
  •  A bachelor's degree from a four (4) year university in the field of transportation and business management preferred
  •  Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and word  
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • CDL B with Passenger endorsement a plus

 

First for a Reason  

Benefits 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone daily. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. 

 

About First America 

First is the largest passenger transportation company in North America. We provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts, and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operations are headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, employing more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces.  

 

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!

 

 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce; therefore, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer, and by doing so, we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

 


 
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Location
55912 - Union City Transit (Bid)
34009 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City, California, United States, 94587
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Union City
  • State / Province:
    California
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    909-559-6710
  • Vacancy Number:
    41879
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