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Operations Supervisor

Company: First Transit
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

University Bus Dispatcher

First Transit is looking for a Dispatcher for a University Campus in North Brunswick, NJ.  Our University Dispatchers represent the lead operations supervisors in charge of implementing all route driver assignments and fleet restocking operations for the daily rollout critical for our Campus Mobility operations.  A dispatcher ensures that all Drivers, routes, buses, and operations procedures are supported in compliance with First Transit standards and Safety Polices.  We are looking to hire self-starters who make safety and customer service their top priorities.  If you have the drive, initiative, and determination to succeed, First Transit is looking for you!


First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $23-$24/hour based on experience and qualifications
    • Overtime Opportunities Available, at time and half!
  • Attractive benefits package, including
    • Medical, Dental, & Vision
    • 401(k) with company contribution
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and One Week Paid Sick Time
  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence across North America
  • A great work environment!


University Bus Dispatcher, Responsibilities:

  • Able to fulfil 8 to 12 hour daily rotational shifts falling between 4am to 9pm Monday to Friday, and periodic weekends as required
  • Assigning and Overseeing route operations; able to assign and manage drivers and buses to required routes in order to provide uninterrupted and exceptional Campus Mobility operations
  • Utilizes Cloud based dispatching systems to include, Passio, TransLoc, GeoTabs, and First Transit databases in order to fully integrate fleet AVL processes for tracked and viewable Campus Mobility operations
  • Manage driver staffing and bus assignment requirements for all route operations and ensuring setup requirements for morning and afternoon fleet rollout
  • Oversees Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) requirements ensuring bus fleet vehicles meet DVIR reporting, safety, and maintenance operational requirements
  • Oversees and implements, as necessary, daily bus operations to include bus washing, fueling, and parking operations ensuring fleet vehicles meet readiness requirements
  • Continually update records dispatch shift reports regarding route service fulfillment, route disruptions, safety incidents, driver, and passenger issues.


 University Bus Dispatcher, Position Requirements:

  • Valid CDL, Class A or B with Passenger & Airbrake Endorsements, Required
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience required as a full time Bus Driver
  • 1-2 years dispatching transit operations preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work in a fast paced and diverse environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and willingness to help in a variety of situations
  • Ability to make quick decisions and work under pressure effectively


*Please Note - All candidates are subject to a pre-employment background check, drug screen and DOT physical.


We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore 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. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Transit, New Brunswick , Operations Supervisor, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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