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Washington, 3136

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Road Supervisor

First Transit - Washington, 3136

Posted: 07/17/2018

Road Supervisor


Job Purpose: Serves as First Line supervisors for Drivers, customer response, driver field evaluation and accident first-responders.



  • Communicates job requirements and responsibilities to drivers.
  • Takes responsibility for day to day scheduling, counseling and evaluation reports to local management.
  • Conducts on-the-scene accident investigation; assists drivers in preparing accident reports, OSHA reports and safety violations documents.
  • Designs and delivers driver training and safety courses; trains new drivers and retrains those involved in accidents.
  • Observes drivers on the road, and corrects safety problems on the scene while documenting violations.
  • Liaisons between drivers and both clients and organization in customer service issues.
  • Evaluates and monitors driver safety and performance, as well as compliance in legal, employment and labor policy matters.
  • Assists Safety Manager with DOT/FTA compliance regarding drug testing and recordkeeping.
  • Assists in dispatching, driving, interviewing, and miscellaneous clerical tasks as needed.
  • Meets all driver qualifications at location.
  • Obtains a CDL required to operate vehicles at location, maintains that license, and drives route periodically.

Minimum Education & Certifications Required:      

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)

Experience & Skills Required:      

  • Supervisory experience with hourly employees, with 2-3 years of transit supervisory experience preferred
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiar with basic vehicle mechanical processes and maintenance
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Excellent verbal, written and relational communication skills, with ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials and general public; fluent in English
  • Human resources and training experience preferred.
  • Work extended hours regularly, including Saturday
  • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
  • Possess working vehicle to travel with in service area as needed

Essential Job Functions:

  • Use of full ranges of hearing, speech and vision
  • Use of fingers (manual dexterity) handling paperwork
  • Stoop, crouch, squat or kneel when performing inspections of any type
  • Bend at knee, hip, waist when performing duties
  • Stand while performing inspections and platform training
  • Be subject to wet, cold or hot environmental conditions
  • Write reports in a coherent, legible way


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions (include amount of travel):  Incumbent must be able to move about the office and between floors; utilize standard office equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in person or by telephone.


Typical office environment, transit facilities, maintenance facilities and transit vehicles


Must be able to pass a DOT exam, background check and drug screen.


First Transit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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