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Transit Operations Logistics Coordinator

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req9720

Department: Parking and Transportation

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona's Parking and Transportation Services department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Transit Operations Logistics Coordinator position. This person will supervise the performance of Bus Drivers to ensure program effectiveness and team consistency in providing safe and reliable transit service for University students, staff, and community members. They will ensure program operations are conducted according to department and industry standards, and policy. The Transit Operations Logistics Coordinator supports program operations and reports improvement opportunities and concerns to Transit Operations Manager.

NOTE: Incumbent must have valid Arizona commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement at time of application. This position is part of a mandated drug-testing program and employee is subject to random drug and alcohol screenings.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • The principal role of this position is to deliver quality, front-facing customer service to students, faculty, staff, and campus guests.
  • The primary function of this position is to support the day-to-day operations of the program and team members.
  • Oversees the opening and closing of daily operations.
  • Ensures fleet is maintained according to department and industry standards and policy.
  • Supports program operations and reports improvement opportunities and concerns to Transit Operations Manager.
  • Works cohesively as a team with other program leads to ensure daily operational goals are met.
  • Processes and analyzes daily vehicle inspection reports to determine route assignment and maintenance schedule.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive fleet maintenance plan for Transit Operations Manager's approval.
  • Responsible for completing fleet's annual safety inspections and emissions.
  • Serves as the point of contact for repair shops and vendors.
  • Responsible for retrieving and delivering vehicles to repair shops.
  • Monitors Transloc information for accuracy and reliability.
  • Responsible for editing routes, adding alerts, ensuring tracking app is working appropriately, and providing accurate information to riders.
  • Collaborates with other Lead Coordinators to determine appropriate reroute/detour as needed.
  • Will determine final reroute and is responsible for communicating information to drivers, riders, and stakeholders.
  • Serves as a liaison to construction contractors and city employees.
  • Oversees the accuracy and conditions of Cat Tran signs and stops.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting tablets, maintenance, and support.
  • Collaborates with other Lead Coordinators to ensure Standard Operating Procedures, Performance Standards and University Policies are followed.
  • Serves as coordinator during Special Events, including overseeing day-of football game operations.
  • Works with Transit Operations Manager to provide feedback for team's annual Career Conversations.
  • Assists
    with covering operations by driving as needed
  • Responsible for retrieving and
    delivering vehicles to repair shops.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
  • Extreme Heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for more than an hour.
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity tomoving mechanical parts, moving vehicles,
    electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals in work setting.
  • Oils: There is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting/moving up to 20 pounds often
  • Lifting/moving up to 50 pounds rarely

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Must have valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License Class A
    or B passenger endorsement at time of application and the ability to drive
    according to the University Fleet Safety Policy. Please note, this requires
    applicants to have been licensed for a minimum of three years PRIOR to driving
    in a CDL capacity on University business.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: University Operations

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $18.00

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Parking & Transportation

Job Function

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Emilia Eldridge

Human Resources & Organizational Development Manager

(520) 621-3411

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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