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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12/7/2012
Job Category:
Software Development
Manager, Scheduling Systems & Production
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Job Description

Manage production of schedule writing and run cutting inputs and outputs, including data for export to external systems. Lead production of scheduling materials for operators and transportation managers. Manage schedule data technicians and specialists. Oversee analysis, databases, and software customizations for transit scheduling including blocking, run cutting, vehicle assignments, and performance statistics. Ensure a commitment to safety through consistent and professional behaviors in performance of job requirements that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value that guides all aspects of our work. Perform related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

1. Manage Schedule Data Technicians and Computer Technology Specialists to ensure accurate and timely production of scheduling and operator workforce materials. 2. Support and back-up Manager Scheduling for computerized run cutting, including operator work assignments, extraboard, and vacation relief. Ensure compliance of run cuts with collective bargaining agreement, budget and operator requirements. Maintain run cutting parameters to ensure accurate Operator payment. 3. Responsible for the day-to-day operation of scheduling projects and procedures, including Hastus software for schedule making, blocking, run cutting and vehicle assignments. 4. Manage scheduling software contracts and upgrades. Oversee software customizations for specialized use of advanced scheduling software functions to analyze and recommend changes for schedules, blocks, run cuts and vehicle assignments. Assist with scheduling data requirements including specialized data querying and manipulation in support of scheduling applications to provide performance information to staff. 5. Report, maintain and document software, procedures and databases to ensure timely and responsive reporting. 6. Manage data transfers between Scheduling systems and agency enterprise database in consultation with IT staff. Monitor data flow to assure appropriate integrity of data, archiving of old data and consistency. Work with IT staff to resolve network, database, server and workstation issues in a timely manner. 7. Ensure scheduling spatial data is in conformance with agency GIS technology standards. 8. Provide effective coaching and counseling to guide employees toward high work standards and performance. Monitor, develop, evaluate and correct employee performance. Prepare and present cases for grievances and terminations. Render appropriate decisions as required in the Working and Wage Agreement. Lead compliance and evaluation of Break Period and other service-related agreements. 9. Remain knowledgable and current of technical advancements in transit scheduling through participation in technical groups, relevant training courses, etc. Apply new information and techniques as appropriate.

Position Requirements:

Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, planning or related technical field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in the management of transportation operations and/or planning, and two years working in computerized scheduling applications and knowledge of programming and relational databases. Intermediate skills with Word, Excel, Outlook applications and other software applications. Or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Selection Criteria:

1. Knowledge of the principles and practices of leadership, management and customer service. 2. Knowledge of computer system operations, capabilities, applications, computer languages, procedures and control facilities. 3. Knowledge of principles and practices of large-scale public transit scheduling, including computerized scheduling systems. 4. Knowledge of transit system operations practices, policies and labor provisions related to work assignments. 5. Knowledge of systems project planning, implementation and management. 6. Knowledge of the needs and time constraints of end users of scheduling products; awareness of reporting requirements. 7. Ability to supervise a task-oriented production team. 8. Ability to communicate technical information orally and in writing with computer users, programmers, vendors, etc. 9. Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form. 10. Ability to operate personal computer systems including Word, Excel and Outllok. Demonstrated proficiency to accurately keyboard (type). 11. Ability to work with customers, staff, employees and representatives from the ATU in developing and maintaining a progressive, goal oriented approach to the resolution of issues and problems. 12. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds, the elderly, persons with disabilities and/or other vulnerable populations. Type of Position / Grade / FLSA: Grade 15, Exempt, Non-Union. * Position will temporarily be based at the 710 Holladay Street Location and return to the 4012 SE 17th Avenue office in 8-12 months Selection Process – Candidates will be selected based at a minimum on the result of: 1. Application Review/Resume & Cover Letter 2. Panel Interview 3. References & Degree Verification Supplemental Information: It is your responsibility, and to your benefit, to describe in detail how your education, training and work experience meet the requirements of the position for which you are applying. If applicable, please provide at least ten years of your work history, including any volunteer and internship experience you may have. You are encouraged to attach a resume, cover letter, training certificates and letters of recommendation with your application. Online applications are permitted five attachments; however each attachment is limited to 5MB. Please include your attachments in the "Resume Attachment" section (please try to combine documents as much as possible). A second option for attaching multiple documents is to send them to careers@trimet.org and we will attach them to your online application. You may also fax your materials to 503-962-3477 or 503-962-7440. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes will not be considered in lieu of a completed application. To apply, please visit our website at http://trimet.org/careers We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we currently only contact applicants who are highly qualified and most closely match our job requirements. Internal applicants: Information in your personnel file will not be used in lieu of information requested on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veterans' preference points, you will need to reflect your status on the application and submit supporting documentation with your application by the closing date of this recruitment. Documentation must be attached to your application. Persons needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact TriMet Human Resources staff at 503-962-7505, or the TTY line at 503-962-5811. A minimum of two workdays notice prior to the need for accommodation is required. TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including the elderly and persons with disabilities. ChanceApplicator to and

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