Transportation Supervisor

Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

ID: 7075670
Posted: March 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Supervises the transportation department staff and assists with department administration

Essential Job Functions

Supervises, monitors and evaluates drivers’ performance
Monitors bus routes, rider usage and overload buses and makes appropriate adjustments, as needed
Monitors and adjusts drivers schedules, and reviews and determines outcome of drivers requests for time off
Communicates essential information to drivers such as changing road conditions, road closures, etc.
Assumes dispatch responsibilities, as needed
Assists in the training and development of drivers
Responds to calls from drivers, and acts and oversees emergent situations including being on scene for accidents, reporting in for weather related emergencies, and resolving passenger issues
Operates a large capacity bus and other transportation vehicles for the transportation of students and passengers, as needed
Participates in the recruitment process for drivers including interviewing candidates, making recommendations for hire, and administering road tests
Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Moderate amount of experience working in commercial driving, transportation, in a management/supervisory role or in other related work
Current/valid class A or B commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement
Current/valid medical certification
Ability to communicate, read and write proficiently in English
Availability to work evenings, weekends, and serve on on-call rotations
Excellent customer service skills

Additional Requirements

Experience in commercial driving or in other related work
Interview process requires satisfactory completion of DOT road test, review of previous employment records, and pre-employment drug test


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