General Manager
FirstGroup plc
Illinois
6d ago

General Manager

NOTE : The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

Join the First Transit team as a General Manager and initiate, develop, and maintain a successful contract relationship.

First Transit General Managers are committed to safety, customer service and have hands experience in all areas of the transportation business.

First Transit is proud to offer :

  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America
  • A comprehensive benefit package, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, 401 (k) savings plan
  • A great work environment
  • General Manager major responsibilities :

  • Handling all contractual services to include administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts purchasing, and inventory control.
  • Ensuring compliance of 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).
  • Ensuring compliance of local, state, and federal laws and regulation (EPA, OSHA, DOT, ADA, and EEOC).
  • Analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts.
  • Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly.
  • Developing action plans to ensure customer retention.
  • Assuring a safe working environment.
  • Providing and promotes effective communications with customers.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to develop location and company bench strength.
  • Establishing training goals and requirements for all personnel.
  • Satisfying client, corporate, and contractual reporting requirements and needs.
  • Assisting in technical sales support and develops sales leads
  • General Manager Requirements :

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Minimum of 5 passenger transportation experience required
  • 2 years of management experience in a similar operation is preferred, airline or airport experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in airfield busing operations is a plus
  • Proven record of handling multiple responsibilities
  • Proven record of increasing On-time Performance
  • First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually.

    First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college / airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India.

    With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

    Become a part of our team - Apply today!

    First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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