Transit Operations Coordinator

Requisition #: 22/09
Job #: J0122-0297
Job Title: Transit Operations Coordinator
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Transit
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: January 7, 2022
Posting Closing Date: January 23, 2022
Salary/Wage: 75,985.00 - 93,520.00/Year
Department: Public Operations
Location: Carnegie Drive
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Cultivate your Career:

At the City of St. Albert, our employees take pride in providing more than 60,000 residents with high-quality programs and services. A wide array of opportunities are available to suit your passion and experience. You can cultivate your career in a place where staff not only care about the work they do but also the people they work alongside.

The Opportunity:

If you are new to the industry, or a recent graduate, this could be an excellent opportunity for you. The City of St. Albert Transit department is hiring a Transit Operations Coordinator to plan and manage day-to-day transit operations to ensure delivery of safe, reliable and efficiently scheduled services to our customers. The Coordinator will also be responsible for implementing transit technologies and developing efficient processes for service delivery. This will involve using existing and future data to assemble and analyze the performance and utilization of the public transit service and making recommendations for alternative service delivery options.

The work requires the development of a thorough knowledge of public transportation planning and operations, service delivery in conventional transit, and knowledge of project management and information systems. But most importantly, the Coordinator must have an advanced skill set in the use of technology and software applications, and be adept at applying these skills in a manner that can capably support the systems that form the heart of the transit operation.

The Coordinator will take on a wide variety of duties as can be expected in a medium-sized transit operation – duties that include schedule development, research, analysis, problem-solving, and system modification. The duties will also take you out of the office to review real-time operation, identify and react to route disruptions (detours, construction, etc.), and prepare new areas for service. Applicants should enjoy working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment; have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to quality customer service.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have an enthusiasm for public transportation and the role it plays in a community. Ideally, the candidate would possess a post-secondary degree in engineering, planning, geography, transportation systems and technology, or other relate field. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years related experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in public transit administration or operations, scheduling, project management, customer service, research, analysis, and report writing.

A Professional designation would also be considered an asset. The preferred candidate should have thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with strong emphasis on Microsoft Excel. Experience in Hastus scheduling software, GTFS databases, mapping programs (i.e. ArcGIS), and GIS/AVL would be an asset. A valid Alberta driver’s licence is required for this position.

Candidates not meeting the full qualifications of the position may be considered at a lower classification until they meet the full qualifications of the position.

Hours of Work:

This position will work a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off [RDO] every two weeks). There will be occasional requirements to work a flexible schedule to accommodate system observation tasks or other field assignments.

Compensation:

$75,985 - $93,520 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
• Please submit a cover letter and resume to express interest in this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• The cutoff for applications to be received is 10 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees. New Employees joining the City of St. Alert must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert.
• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check Clearance.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• A valid Class 5 Drivers License is required.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.





Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of full vaccination or will request an exemption (that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.)








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