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Assistant Transportation Location Manager

Location
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
17 Nov 2021

Now Hiring Assistant Transportation Manager

 

At First Student, our Assistant Transportation Managers are a constant reflection of our company's commitment to safety and customer service. The Assistant Transportation Manager is responsible for assisting the Contractual Manager in supervising daily operations, monitoring performance, identifying safety issues, and resolving conflicts.

At First Student, we are proud to offer:

  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence across North America
  • Positive and rewarding work environment

Assistant Transportation Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversees dispatchers and ensures home to school routes are covered in a timely and efficient manner
  • Interfaces with drivers regarding concerns and performance issues
  • Investigates client complaints and coordinates resolutions
  • Responsible for transportation operation design
  • Ensures achievement of on time performance goals
  • Monitors driver safety and makes Injury Prevention (IP) contacts with drivers to identify and resolve safety issues
  • Ensures dispatch staff assigns spare drivers and buses as required to provide on-time coverage of routes
  • Audits and corrects athletic trip invoices based on company guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned 

Assistant Transportation Manager Experience and Skills Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years experience in transportation
  • 2-3 years supervisory experience
  • CDL w/Passenger endorsement and school bus, preferred 
  • Experience in transportation operation design
  • Leadership and team building skills 
  • Computer literacy skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiar with basic vehicle mechanic processes and maintenance
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Work extended hours regularly and possibly weekends
  • Possess working vehicle to travel within service area as needed

 

First Student's commitment to putting our customers first, dedication to safety, and an ambition to deliver dependable transportation makes for a working environment you'll love. As a huge company with 120,000 staff and over 2.5 billion customers worldwide, you'll also enjoy security, a brilliant future, and excellent training.

 

                                                                                 Apply today! 

 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 424764451-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: First Student
  • Location: Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent