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Employer: City of Liberal
Job Title: Public Transportation Supervisor
Salary: $0 

Job Description:




The fundamental reason this classification exists is supervise the operation of the City of Liberal Public Transportation System.  Duties include short and long-range transit planning, developing routes, coordinating scheduling systems, developing and monitoring a fleet maintenance program, supervising drivers, and securing funding sources.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Economic Development.



  • Supervises the work of the vehicle and bus drivers and/or dispatchers;
  • Receives transportation request from eligible clients, supervises the scheduling of driver assignments and dispatches drivers and vehicles;
  • Updates mileage, usage, transportation, vehicle and other related reports and records;
  • Prepares monthly statistical and narrative reports;
  • Performs short and long-range transportation system planning;
  • Formulates and writes procedural changes for the City of Liberal Public Transportation System;
  • Inspects vehicles to insure compliance with all safety standards;
  • Investigates and resolves customer complaints;
  • Operates and oversees the route-scheduling system;
  • Updates vehicle preventative maintenance schedules;
  • Prepares and presents long and short-range operational and financial reports as requested;
  • Communicates with citizens with requests and scheduling;
  • Coordinates specification development and purchasing processes for new equipment;
  • Enforces city, state and federal policies, regulations and laws pertaining to the transportation system;
  • Promote a safe work environment by conducting safety audits, attending and/or conducting safety related meeting;
  • Demonstrates continuous efforts to improve operations decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • City of Liberal geographic layout;
  • Principles and practices of data processing;
  • Transportation research methodologies and practices;
  • Transportation problems of the elderly, disabled and others with special needs;
  • Principles and practices involved in transportation system planning and operation;
  • Vehicle service methods and procedures;
  • Federal, state and local guidelines,  regulations and programs related to the transportation system;
  • Principles and practices of personnel management and supervision;
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment and the evaluation of customer satisfaction;
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation and the coordination of people and resources;
  • Organization and time-management skills.





Ability to:

  • Perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over others;
  • Understand and follow oral and written instruction in the English language;
  • Work cooperatively with City employees, clients and the public;
  • Communicate orally in the English language with customers, clients and the public;
  • Observe or monitor objects, data and people’s behavior to determine the compliance with operating and safety standards;
  • Produce documents written in the English language using proper sentence structure, punctuation, grammar and spelling.

Additional Requirements:

  • Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift; duties as assigned.
  • This classification requires the use of personal or city vehicles on City business.  Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely and possess a valid and insurable driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.  In addition, individual are required to pass a pre-employment drug-screening test.  Employee will be subject to unannounced alcohol and drug testing as a condition of continued employment.  Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. 



 High School Diploma and/or Associate Degree in business related discipline with two years of transportation planning or other related field and supervisory experience.  Knowledge of federal, state and local traffic regulations; experience in managing operations and activities including fleet specification, vehicle maintenance and supervision of drivers.  Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. 

Vacancy Number: 145221

Open Date: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: