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

AFSCME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
008207-005
Job Title:
SCHEDULE SUPERVISOR
Specialty:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
C04
Salary Range:
Start Rate: $42.46 p/hr - Top Rate: p/hr $56.62
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:

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

 

Basic Function

Supervises staff responsible for developing, modifying, and implementing bus/rail service schedules to meet customer demand within budget and union work rules.

Example Of Duties

  • Plans, organizes, and supervises work of Schedules staff 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, and 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 resolution of problems
  • Supervises subordinates
  • Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro′s safety rules, polices, and procedures
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out


    May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

Education

  • Bachelor′s Degree in Planning, Statistics, Business, or a related field preferred


Experience

  • Two years of relevant experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system


Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • May work overtime as required

Knowledge:

  • 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
  • Applicable collective bargaining agreements
  • Principles of supervision
  • Applicable business software applications

Abilities:

  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Supervise, train, mentor, and motivate subordinates
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Skills:

  • Planning, organizing, prioritizing, and monitoring the work of a bus and rail service schedule department
  • Performing complex schedule-making and runcutting work
  • Utilizing computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools
  • Developing schedule building methods and procedures
  • Managing projects from inception to culmination
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives


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 www.metro.net 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

Telephone:
(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.