Responsible for the coordination and direction of transportation services to clients, customers, and staff of the New River Valley Community Services’ Transportation Program. Position is part time with night and weekend hours required.
Assists supervisors in operator training and operational compliance activities including oversight of active bus routes and services. Opens/Closes transit operations ensuring that drivers report on time and according to requirements. Responds to customer inquiries regarding system operations assisting with trip planning and other related duties.
Serves as supervisor on duty of transit operations at times when the supervisory staff are otherwise unavailable. Performs detailed operational duties to include scheduling drivers, establishing route services, performing data collection and a variety of other duties within a dynamic and high energy operation. Nights and weekends are required and a part of the regular schedule for this position.
Possession of a valid Virginia Driver’s license and acceptable driving record required. Must be able to obtain a “Class B” Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement within 60 days of employment (Training provided).
Qualified applicants will have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, and considerable experience in transit dispatching and/or vehicle operations. Excellent computer skills and knowledge in standard office products with very effective organization and document design skills.
Ability to maintain positive effective working relationships with others required. Excellent personal and team organization skills required. Excellent customer relations skills required.
Successful candidates must comply with all FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing guidelines.