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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


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Salary Range:
$40.64 - $54.18

At Will**

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This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

To supervise a work unit responsible for developing and modifying bus and rail service schedules.

Example Of Duties

  • Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit in the development and production of transit operating schedules, work runs, and related materials
  • Trains schedule-making staff in all facets of maintaining and building schedules, using manual and computerized techniques
  • Conducts complex schedule-making or work run production assignments
  • Oversees preparation of proposals for improving efficiency of schedule-making and runcutting work based on ridership trend reports
  • Identifies operational and service problems, determines data requirements, and requests and analyzes passenger count studies to resolve problems and increase efficiency
  • Reviews operating schedules, work runs, and all work assignments for accuracy and compliance with Metro policies, labor provisions, and regulations
  • Meets with representatives of other departments, operating divisions, and agencies to discuss work projects, improvement of service, procedures, production of transit schedules, and resolve problems
  • Supervises subordinate staff
  • Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro’s safety rules, polices, and procedures
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • 2 years' experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system
  • Bachelor's Degree - Planning, Statistics, Business, or other related field desirable
  • Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis


  • Theories, principles, and practices of transit schedule-making and work run development
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies for a public agency
  • Schedule-making computer software applications
  • Metro transportation operations and service areas
  • Advanced statistical and data collection methods
  • Principles of supervision


  • Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a bus and rail service schedule department
  • Perform complex schedule-making and runcutting work
  • Utilize computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools
  • Develop schedule building methods and procedures
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex schedule data
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Operate computers and general office equipment
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Manage projects from inception to culmination
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.