Pay Range 22 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Transportation Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 3652

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for administering the operations of the transportation division. 
Ensures adequate staffing and vehicles to provide fixed route, demand response, and paratransit services for the Wilson Transit System.
Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
Makes application for grants and monitors grant expenditures.
Develops the division budget, including the budget for the Wilson Industrial Air Center; monitors budget expenditures.
Ensures that transportation facilities are safe, attractive, and well maintained.
Consults with North Carolina Department of Transportation consultants in preparing the City’s Transportation Department Plan.
Implements safety programs such as drug and alcohol testing and accident investigation.
Prepares materials for various committee meetings.
Reviews applications for taxi and limousine licenses; makes recommendations to the City Council.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of public transportation service systems.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, purchasing, budgeting, marketing, public relations, and media advertising.
Knowledge of public transit grant programs.
Knowledge of applicable aviation rules and regulations.
Knowledge of state and federal Department of Transportation regulations.
Skill in planning and coordinating work.
Skill in collecting and analyzing data.
Skill in operating a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Assistant Director assigns work in terms of very general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures, State Management Plan for Transit Operations, grant regulations and budgetary guidelines, vehicle maintenance manuals, ADA Handbook, CDL Handbook, Federal Aviation Regulations, and supervisory instructions.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative, budgeting, public relations, and planning duties.  The necessity of interpreting and applying multiple guidelines contributes to the complexity of the work. 
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to administer the operations of the Transportation Division.  Successful performance contributes to effective, safe delivery of mass transit services to the residents and visitors of the City of Wilson.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, pilots, taxi companies’ staff, emergency personnel, engineers, the city attorney, vendors, state and federal regulators, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, provide services, motivate personnel, resolve problems, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and sometimes outdoors.  The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts,
irritating chemicals and, occasional cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks and gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Lead Transit Operator (1), Transit Dispatcher (1), Transit Operator (8), and Office Assistant (1).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.