Assistant General Manager

3 months ago
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Position Category
General Managers/Assistant General Managers/Operations Managers
Internal Reference
Transdev Services


Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


The Assistant General Manager reports to the General Manager and will direct the operations and the maintenance of the York Southwest Vaughn location, and has operations and other departments reporting into this position on a daily basis.


•    Provides general guidance to department managers
•    Provides strategic planning and direction to the operations
•    Manages contract compliance
•    Develops and manages the operational budget
•    Assists the Corporate office with contract procurement, operational analysis, and price proposals
•    Investigates, makes and administers decisions up to and including terminations
•    Has overall responsibility for scheduling, performance evaluation, and staffing responsibilities for the management staff of the facility


Other duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Logistics, Transportation or related field a plus.


  • 5 or more years of relevant transit management experience required
  • 5 or more years management/supervisory experience required
  • Labor relations experience


  • Knowledge of relevant provincial employment laws
  • Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the transit operation
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods of operation of the transit system’s staff and operational departments
  • Ability to deal with local government
  • Ability to manage cost control and financial/budget experience handling multiple locations
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills; ability to influence people at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details
  • Ability to work effectively with labor; including labor grievances and negotiations
  • must be willing to work flexible hours to include weekends and holidays

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% travel between properties and for meetings and outside training



  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.


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