Program: Transportation Department Salary Grade: GS – 11
Supervisor: Public Works Director Salary Range: $18.26 – $21.81
FLSA Status:  Exempt      Non-Exempt     Public Safety Position Type: Regular Full-Time




Responsible for transit coordination and oversight activities for the Fallon Tribal Transit Program. Monitors the performance of service providers, develops and implements short and long term transit plans, and coordinates demand/fixed-route service.  Compiles and prepares information to support transportation grants and prepares statistical information to monitor service performance.  Supervise program personnel and projects in accordance with tribal policies and procedures.



  1. Perform a wide variety of transit planning activities, including route development, schedule development; assist in development of short and long term planning activities; work with various tribal and non-tribal agencies to coordinate transit services an activities.
  2. Assess client transportation needs by utilizing surveys of community members and developing the tribal transit plan based on results of the needs assessment.
  3. Conduct public meetings for Tribal member input and implementation.
  4. Obtain funds and administer grants for transit services that comply with applicable tribal, federal, and state requirements, including collection of statistical data and performance evaluations.
  5. Develop program literature regarding passenger services, safety regulations, etc.
  6. Maintain fiscal operations by establishing rates for transportation services, defining profit margins, conducting cost studies.
  7. Provide periodic analysis of us and Para-transit operations, including ridership analysis and projections, analysis of operating practices routes, stops, schedules, and recommendations for alternative and non-traditional transit services for existing or potential markets.
  8. Implement Tribal Vehicle Policy assuring that drivers/staff maintain mileage/maintenance logs, vehicles have valid insurance cards, and vehicle and driver safety practices are followed. Ensure the proper maintenance and upkeep of all transit vehicles.
  9. Prepare and maintain an annual department budget, procurement of supplies and equipment.
  10. Coordinate in-service training and professional development for subordinate staff. Supervise staff and develop work schedules for Transit Operators, including leave time.
  11. Maintain transit vehicle maintenance schedule and coordinate vehicle repair.
  12. Measure and maintain client satisfaction. Maintain a quality improvement plan and safety program.
  13. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Tribal, County, State and Federal organizations, advisory committees, consultants and the public in order to implement transportation service for the Tribal community.
  14. Prepare reports for Tribal Council and for grants and for other funding sources a required.
  15. Attend meetings with the tribe, Tribal Council, committees/boards, non-tribal agencies and other appropriate agencies.
  16. Perform other related work as required or assigned.



  1. Knowledge of the Indian community, its needs and the Tribal infrastructure; principles and practices of public transit planning; funding agency rules and regulations; transit operation practices; transit grant programs; and transit data reporting requirements; computer systems and software program utilization; federal rules and regulations applicable to funding, administration, and operations; budgeting, program monitoring and evaluation techniques; statistics) research methods and public information functions; data collection, compilation, analysis and presentation; resource agencies and organizational structures: operation and maintenance of fleet vehicles.
  2. Skilled in dealing constructively with conflict and developing consensus; selecting, supervising, training and evaluating subordinates: exercising sound independent judgment within genera! policy guidelines and legal constraints; representing the Tribe effectively in meetings with others; preparing clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials; interpreting and applying rules, regulations and policies.
  3. Ability to accomplish the quantity and quality of work expected within set limits of time and cost; prioritize workloads; plan, organize, and express ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, research and interpret data in order to make appropriate recommendations for action; communicate effectively and coordinate activities with Tribal people, Committees, Tribal Council, county, State and Federal agencies in order to determine project needs and activities..



(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Planning, Public/Business Administration or closely related field; and three (3) years responsible experience in transit systems) contract administration or public administration; OR and equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years of supervisory experience.





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