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Transit Operations Supervisor

UMD-Transportation Services
College Park, MD
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • $50,654 to $63,318 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

The University of Maryland Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) is searching for a Transit Operations Supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of the transit services of the Shuttle-UM Transit System, Department of Transportation Services and satellite campuses. The position ensures that safe, dependable, and reliable transit service is provided to transit passengers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Staffing all service shifts during his/her on-duty shift
  • Responding to system emergencies and crises, including accidents, vehicle breakdowns, and staffing shortages
  • Conducting dispatch and training operations when necessary
  • Facilitating random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing
  • Conducting ridership tallies and stop studies
  • Works closely with the management staff to review and provide route data
  • Acts as a liaison to the maintenance, dispatch, and operations staff to orchestrate the daily transit functions
  • Conducts interviews, hiring, and training for new driving staff

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Transit/ transportation industry experience required


  • University Transit/Shuttle experience preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Supervisor or management experience in a unionized environment preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent customer service and conflict management skills are preferred

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current, valid Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement and NOT restricted for airbrakes
  • Current valid US DOT medical driver certification.

Additional Information:


  • Starting salary range of mid-50s to low 60s, depending on relevant skills and experience
  • The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition remission is available

Benefits: The University of Maryland offers a generous and competitive benefits package to include health, dental, annual, and sick leave, retirement plan as well as tuition remission

To apply, please upload a cover letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

Company Description
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

UMD-Transportation Services


8537 Paint Branch Drive

College Park, MD



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