Date de publication: 20 aug 2019
Date limite: 7 sep 2019
Job Brief:
Provide a safe, affordable and reliable public transit service in accordance with applicable legislation, corporate policy and objectives.
Job Title
Supervisor, Transit
$73,749 - $86,276 (2019 salary)
Reports To
Manager, Fleet
Public Works
Fleet Services
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
General office environment and travel to outlying locations, in accordance with job requirements
A Community Pursuing Prosperity, Quality of Life and a Healthy Environment
Located on the Trent Severn Waterway in central Ontario, the City of Kawartha Lakes offers a unique mix of urban, rural and waterfront living to its growing population of 75,000. The City is a progressive, forward-thinking community with a positive business environment and a thriving artistic community. Recognized as a prime tourist area for its year-round leisure opportunities, Kawartha Lakes is rich in culture and heritage, a strong agricultural community, and abundant in all the amenities being sought by residents and visitors alike.
Job Description
Reporting to the Manager of Fleet, the Transit Supervisor is responsible to provide a safe, affordable and reliable public transit service in accordance with applicable legislation, corporate policy and objectives.
  • On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for supervising the development, maintenance and integrity of the municipal transit system; both conventional and specialized services
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the transit division and schedule transit drivers to ensure compliance to route timing and hours of work, ESA standards and the HTA
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a program to improve transit ridership which will include route maps and user guides through improved access and route management techniques
  • Collect information and organize data for review by Manager and submit to the Ministry as required
  • Manage and resolve customer concerns and issues
  • Gather information and prepare reports to improve efficiencies in the system
  • Assist the Fleet Supervisor with scheduling buses for service and repair
  • Work with the Transit Advisory Committee to achieve like-minded goals
  • Responsible for the hiring, discipline, dismissal, performance management and training of staff, in consultation with the Manager, Director and Human Resources
  • Administer the terms of the applicable Collective Agreements, in collaboration with Human Resources
Requirements and Qualifications:
You will be a motivated and competent leader and mentor with a post-secondary education in Business, Transportation, or related field, and,
  • Minimum of four (4) years of progressive experience, preferably in a municipal transit environment, with bus driving experience;
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment;
  • Experience working with Management Boards, Commissions or Advisory Committees an asset
  • Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) as it relates to Public Transit and the Highway Traffic Act
  • Excellent analytical, research, time and project management skills showing good judgment and sound problem solving abilities to interpret data and present information in a timely, logical and recognizable form
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate staff and to improve divisional effectiveness and efficiency
  • Demonstrated customer-service skills at a level to develop and to maintain cooperative/collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization
  • Strong Microsoft Office suite knowledge with a good understanding of scheduling software and GPS data
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class “C” or “E” Driver’s Licence
Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.
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