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General Manager

Company: First Transit
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:



General Manager NOTE: The following position is for proposed new/future business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered. First things First: Who are we? First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. About the Position Join the First Transit team as a General Manager in Anchorage, AK. The manager will initiate, develop, and maintain a successful contract relationship. First Transit General Managers are committed to safety, customer service, and hands-on experience in all transportation business areas.

  • Handling all contractual services, including administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts purchasing, and inventory control.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company procedures and policies
  • Ensuring services are provided within budget and action plans developed and implemented to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Maintaining company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment). Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration, Transportation, or a related field.
    • A minimum of 5 years' experience in public transit. Experience serving in the position of general manager or assistant general manager for a similar size public transit system is preferred.
    • Extensive knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
    • Extensive experience in applying and administering FTA and state capital and operating grants.
    • Experience in purchasing capital items and equipment using state and federal funds.
    • Experience managing a capital development program. First for a Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. Diversity & Inclusion Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. Professional Advancement Start here. Go far. Thanks to our strong presence across North America, we believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! 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. #LI-BID_RE1

Keywords: First Transit, Anchorage , General Manager, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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