SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. – Horizon School Division Manager Full Time in Humboldt, SK

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. – Horizon School Division

Branch Humboldt SK CA

Humboldt, SK

Oversee fleet maintenance needs and initiate immediate repair. HOW TO APPLY:….

HOW TO APPLY: www.southland.ca/careers (listed under Horizon School Division)

Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND

SOUTHLAND Transportation offers an opportunity that is always exciting, a competitive remuneration package, comprehensive benefits, and employee recognition programs.

MANAGER – Job Description

The manager role is a hands-on position that requires a strong knowledge of transportation and geographic area; the primary business is school busing. The manager is required to oversee the operations, safety, training, maintenance, and accounting team members.

Principal duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and direction to key departments: Operations, Safety, Training, Maintenance, and Accounting
  • Maintain awareness of current industry trends and changes
  • Assist in the development of operational budgets and forecasts
  • Investigate and initiate change to improve operations systems and procedures
  • Recruit, manage, supervise and direct personnel
  • Supervise and delegate responsibilities of personnel, ensuring all routes are covered in the most equitable and efficient manner.
  • Assist with driver performance issues by supervising and supporting the training officer.
  • Work closely with the maintenance department to ensure adequate numbers and sizes of units are available to cover all routes
  • Oversee fleet maintenance needs and initiate immediate repair
  • Set-up and input data for driver payroll
  • Prepare monthly billing
  • Host safety meetings
  • Meet monthly with Drivers’ Reps to discuss issues brought up by drivers
  • Handle public and driver inquiries, hostile or complimentary, demonstrating empathy, and professionalism
  • Represent the company at school board meetings, and with the media
  • Establish and maintain relationships with current and future clients
  • Network and volunteer in the community and industry to acquire business contacts and establish relationships
  • Adhere to company Core Values, and achieve its Strategic Goals


  • Post-secondary education with emphasis on Management; or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years operations and management experience with strength in decision making
  • Familiarity with transportation sector
  • Expertise in organizational planning and problem solving
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal laws & regulations pertaining to industry requirements
  • Knowledge of WCB and Occupational Health & Safety regulations
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial statements
  • Exceptional organizational, analytic problem solving, and diplomacy skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally while exhibiting confidentiality and diplomacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Working Conditions

Typical work hours are 7:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, however, it is the responsibility of the manager to respond to emergencies and media inquiries and this may involve the extension of hours both in the morning and afternoon. Holidays are taken around the needs of the company and the boards it serves.

HOW TO APPLY: www.southland.ca/careers (listed under Horizon School Division)

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Humboldt, SK, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19
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