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Salina, KS 67401
Provides supervision, counseling and coaching of drivers to ensure compliance with operating standards and to assist with problems; re-establishes schedules in case of breakdowns; talks to unruly passengers; suggests alternative routing due to accidents or detours due to inclement weather conditions, road closings or similar occurrences.
Keep routes running on time through communication with drivers and dispatch and monitoring computer tracking system.
Coordinate with partner Supervisors and other team members to ensure all routes are covered, assigning and monitoring vehicles and drivers on a daily basis.
Complete evaluations of staff directly supervised relative to schedule adherence, route, proper signage, traffic regulations, safety, operating rules and policies, uniform regulation, attitude toward the public, proper fare collection, and general demeanor.
Train new drivers in areas that include: driving techniques, obtaining CDL, abiding by proper procedures, completing required forms etc.
Monitors the radio system and maintains constant radio contact with drivers.
Make recommendations to Transportation Director regarding hiring, firing, promotions, and other training for employees supervised.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of all routes, transfers rules, fare structure, and operating procedures.
Maintains up-to-date information on matters relating to routes, fares, transfer privileges and other service issues.
Communicates unusual occurrences or circumstances, complaints, suggestions or other matters that may impact the agency to appropriate staff.
Helps to investigate and resolve unusual occurrences or circumstances, complaints and/or suggestions from customers.
Ensure correct completion of required transportation forms.
Report vehicle maintenance needs to the appropriate person
Provide safe transportation to persons served as requested.
Coordinate with agency staff as needed to provide transportation.
Advise appropriate personnel of transportation needs as far in advance as possible.
ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES:
Inform proper OCCK, Inc. personnel of OCCK, Inc. owned equipment needs.
Contact appropriate person for emergency maintenance needs.
Recommend and request inservice training needs to appropriate person. Attend and maintain training required for position.
Abide by personnel policies as written.Complete and submit timesheets and absence request forms as required by procedure
Maintain agency vehicles requests
Review and submit recommendations for forms, policies and procedures.
Be aware of agency mission and philosophy to the extent that casual conversation in the community can promote community awareness of OCCK, Inc.
Be aware of customer needs and provide quality customer service.
Submit safety issues and potential hazards to appropriate person as needed.
Perform all job duties in a safe manner.
Responsible for adherence to all OCCK, Inc. policies and procedures.
Maintain and perform other duties as assigned by Transportation Director, Vice President/CFO, and President/CEO.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Must have a safe driving record.
Must have two years driving experience.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a proven work history with supervisory experience.
Must have strong working knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Access.
Must have strong oral and written communication skills, including establishing and maintaining positive relationships with drivers, customers and public officials.
Must be comfortable with reports and paperwork, working with others and maintaining records.
Must be skilled in time management, critical thinking, communicating and listening.
Ability to follow oral directions.
Ability to read a road map.
Experience in driving a school bus or public transportation bus preferred.
Must meet the eligibility requirements of the auto insurance company providing coverage for OCCK vehicles.
All OCCK required training and industry training.