General Manager (23842)

Join the First Transit team as a General Manager and initiate, develop, and maintain a successful contract relationship. First Transit General Managers are committed to safety, customer service and have hands experience in all areas of the transportation business.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America
  • A comprehensive benefit package, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, 401 (k) savings plan
  • A great work environment

Our General Managers are responsible:

  • Handling all contractual services to include administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts purchasing, and inventory control.
  • Ensuring compliance of all company procedures and policies
  • Ensuring services are provided within budget and action plans developed and implemented to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Maintaining company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment).
  • Ensuring compliance of local, state, and federal laws and regulation (EPA, OSHA, DOT, ADA, and EEOC).
  • Analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts.
  • Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly.
  • Developing action plans to ensure customer retention.
  • Assuring a safe working environment.
  • Providing and promotes effective communications with customers.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to develop location and company bench strength.
  • Establishing training goals and requirements for all personnel.
  • Satisfying client, corporate, and contractual reporting requirements and needs.

To be a General Manager, you'll need:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years' progressive experience managing day to day fixed route public transportation (bus) system including operations, maintenance, budgeting, report writing, supervision, personnel hiring and training
  • Bachelor' degree in business administration, accounting, information technology, public policy, statistics transportation planning from an accredited college/university which may be substituted with an additional five (5) additional years of fixed route public transportation experience 
  • Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and experience of local public transportation principles and the relationship between federal state and local public transit requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership skills, customer services, employee relations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Become a part of our team - Apply today!

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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55892 - St. Joseph Transit
702 South 5th Street, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA, 64501
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