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Job Ref:  bc5c66b4
Employer:  Direct Solutions - Canada
Country:  Canada
County/State:  Alberta
City:  Edmonton
11/10/2016 08:45
Job Description:

Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND SOUTHLAND Transportation offers an opportunity that is always exciting, a competitive remuneration package, comprehensive benefits, and employee recognition programs. OPERATIONS MANAGER - Job Description The Operations Manager role is a hands-on position that requires a strong knowledge of transportation and geographic areas. The primary business is school busing and some charters. As this description depicts the typical requirements of the job, hours and requirements may vary dependent on Management needs. Location: Edmonton, AB Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Provide leadership and direction to key departments: Operations, Safety, and Training Travel to branch operations to ensure excellence and high quality standards Maintain awareness of current industry trends and changes Assist in the development of operational budgets and forecasts Review monthly financials and report on variances Investigate and initiate change to improve operations systems and procedures Recruit, manage, supervise and direct personnel Supervise and delegate responsibilities of personnel, ensuring all routes are covered in the most equitable and efficient manner. Assist with driver performance issues by supervising and supporting the training officer(s) Work closely with the maintenance department to ensure adequate numbers and sizes of units are available to cover all routes Set-up and input data for driver payroll Prepare monthly billing Attend safety meetings Handle public and driver inquiries, hostile or complimentary, demonstrating empathy and professionalism Establish and maintain relationships with current and future clients Adhere to company Core Values, and achieve its Strategic Goals Other duties, as required Requirements Post-secondary education with emphasis on management; or equivalent experience 3+ years operations and management experience with strength in decision making Experience with profit/loss analysis Budget creation and management experience Familiarity with the people transportation industry Ability to manage multiple contracts Expertise in organizational planning and problem solving Knowledge of provincial and federal laws & regulations pertaining to industry requirements Knowledge of WCB and Occupational Health & Safety regulations Knowledge of budgeting and financial statements Exceptional organizational, analytic problem solving, and diplomacy skills Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally while exhibiting confidentiality and tact Proficiency in Microsoft Office Are you a returning applicant? Previous Applicants: Email: Password: If you do not remember your password click here.

Company Description:

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. SOUTHLAND operates school, charter, commuter, and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta and in Saskatchewan.

SOUTHLAND's reputation for leadership and quality comes from the integrity and dedication of talented staff. It was the first school bus company in Canada to have its training program nationally recognized and certified by the Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada and is a proud member of the Student Transportation Association of Saskatchewan, Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council, Alberta School Bus Contractors Association and Partners in Compliance.

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