This position closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The Bus Transportation Department is dedicated to ensure that SamTrans achieves its goal to supply the public with a high-quality, safe and efficient transportation system that should enhance quality of life by increasing access and mobility, reducing congestion, improving the environment, and promoting economic vitality. Join us and be of a part an organization that provides transportation choices and a sustainable future that meets the needs of our diverse communities.
The Superintendent, Bus Transportation reports to the Director, Bus Transportation, and is responsible for overseeing bus transportation services for San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans). As the Superintendent, Bus Transportation, you will ensure operating schedules meet service needs, are in compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and meet cost-effective staffing management standards. This person will also ensure customers’ issues are promptly and effectively addressed. The Superintendent, Bus Transportation will participate in the development of standard operating procedures that define and govern specific administrative and operational business practices. The incumbent will manage bus transportation staff, in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.
The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in business management, supervision, public administration, transportation management, or closely related field with six years of full-time experience in public transportation operations, plus two years of supervisory experience. Experience understanding, interpreting, and applying labor/management agreements needed. You should have the ability to apply local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing public transportation and effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. You should also have the ability to problem solve, analyze, make recommendations, and implement solutions. Must have effective oral and written communications skills. Effective organizational and prioritization skills desired.
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.