Transit Operations Specialist

City of Yakima   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on June 25, 2021

Yakima Transit has an exciting opportunity for an IT professional to provide technical support of

electronic hardware and software including computers, mobile devices, surveillance cameras and GIS systems.

 Transit Operations Specialist

$26.15 - $31.37 Hourly

 Closes 6/28/21


Knowledge of the operational characteristics and standard practices used in the public transportation industry as related to service development and scheduling; Specialized automated scheduling and run-cutting software systems used to develop transit routes and schedules; Transit labor contract rules, and state and federal regulations as they apply to scheduling and service development; Methods and techniques of operational performance data collection and of performance and productivity measurement and reporting for a mid-sized public transit agency; Must be capable of data entry and analysis with strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint).
Ability to: understand and execute complex oral or written instructions in English; prepare correspondence including letters, reports, forms, work orders, and specialized documents using professional formatting, grammar, punctuation, accuracy; apply extensive or obscure guidelines to a wide variety of work situations; express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; organize and set priorities for work in a public environment with frequent interruptions while providing excellent customer service; demonstrate professional presentation skills and interact with all levels of staff; be detailed oriented and highly organized; work independently while using good judgment with considerable initiative; and maintain confidential information; establish and maintain effective working relationships with various transit user groups including the disabled, youth, and elderly; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, union, and general public; develop and maintain a working knowledge of federal, state, and local pertinent regulations; systematically gather, organize, analyze, and present data using a computerized environment; write understandable reports and convey technical information clearly to lay persons; plan work, think conceptually, observe and evaluate trends, analyze data, and reach reasonable conclusions; meet exacting schedules and timelines.