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Transportation Assistant General Manager

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 both 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

The Assistant General Manager is responsible for all transportation activities, including the dispatching of vehicles on schedule, the oversight of the vehicles and operators while in service, and processing and verifying operations payroll. First Transit hires individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

Major Responsibilities:

Coordinate the dispatching, in-service monitoring, and turn-in activities involved in daily transit operations.

Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that vehicles dispatched are in proper working conditions.

Prepare and verify operations payroll.

Develop manpower requirements for Road Supervisors, Dispatchers, Operators, and Service Personnel.

Coordinate operations personnel selection, recruitment, and training with the Safety Manager.

Assist in developing procedure manuals for Dispatchers, Road Supervisors, Operators, and Service personnel.

Ensure accurate and timely collection and reporting of farebox revenue

Assist with preparation of annual budget

Monitor and evaluate Operations’ activities. Included in the evaluation of activities are the following:  Vehicle on-time statistics, missed runs, revenue/cost data, total work hours, total pay hours, customer compliant data, accident data, road call data, other operations related functions

Recommends and disciplines operations, and personnel.


Minimum 5 years of transit operations, maintenance, and administration experience.

Must have good communication skills.

High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred.

Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Must have evidence of building solid relationships with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.

Demonstrated ability to build and continuously motivate highly effective teams.

Successful track record in helping to manage budgets and/or P&L responsibility.

Must be a self-starter able to obtain successful results without supervision.

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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55373 - OCTA Para
16281 Construction Circle W, Irvine, California, United States, 92606
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
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  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    (949) 857-7137
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