General Manager (29495)

Job Purpose or Scope: Overall leadership and management of the transit system including but not limited to: route planning, fiscal planning and adherence, maintenance planning and management, labor relations, and personnel management

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, recommends and monitors/complies with annual budget
  • Develops and reviews requirements and standards for operations and maintenance.
  • Complies with Federal, State and Corporate reporting requirements
  • Works with maintenance manager to ensure vehicles and inventory are at acceptable levels and conditions
  • Accepts all responsible for the system and ensures the system remains functional at all times.
  • Enforces adherence to Company standards of quality and performance.
  • Motivates, leads, trains and develops exempt and non-exempt employees in a union and non-union environment.
  • Monitors and oversees the system Safety Program
  • Provides operating reports and statistics for the client.
  • Manages labor relations

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation or related fields strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years in transit management with increasing responsibilities
  • Budget planning, route planning, labor relations, inventory control, experience in procurement and bidding processes, payroll management, scheduling system management, safety, training and risk management.
  • Ability to blend business sense with common sense in the decision making process
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must have evidence of building solid relationships with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and continuously motivate highly effective teams.
  • Successful track record in managing budgets and/or P&L responsibility.
  • Ability to interface with using agencies, directors, elected officials, operators, and all levels of hourly and salaried employees, including senior management.
  • Must be a self-starter able to obtain successful results without supervision.

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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52910 - Montgomery Area Transit System
2318 East Fairview Ave., Montgomery, Alabama, USA, 36108
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    First Transit
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    Full Time
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