Strathcona County Transit Inspector Full Time in Sherwood Park, AB

Strathcona County

Branch Sherwood Park AB CA

Transit Inspector
Sherwood Park, AB

Detailed knowledge of transit operational policies and procedures. Monitors and adjusts scheduled service plans and implement staging of buses, route detours,…

Job Description The Transit Inspector provides on-street supervision of conventional bus operations, including service monitoring, in-field service adjustments, operational support to bus operators, customer service and assistance, incident investigation and reporting, and coordination with Emergency Services and Edmonton Transit personnel. Transit Inspectors are responsible for the development of a team of Bus Operators and provides coaching, counselling, performance management and performance development.


  • Supervises the work of conventional operators; establishes priorities and responsibilities for daily on-street requirements, provides support to bus operators, ensures adherence to policy and procedures, provides clear expectations, coaching, evaluation, personal performance reviews and discipline to direct reports
  • Provides reports on key performance indicators, ensure implementation of OH&S policies, model and promote appropriate behaviours, foster communication and continuous improvement
  • Provides daily supervision of conventional bus service; monitors and adjusts scheduled service plans and implement staging of buses, route detours, planning charters, on-site management of special events and charter service
  • Ensures roadways, stops shelters and vehicles are safe and serviceable, enforces Transit Bylaw, issues violation tickets and responds to security issues
  • Coordinate with dispatchers and staff to resolve service issues, provides information and liaises with other departments regarding bus operations
  • Provides input to the design and implementation of ITS systems (Smart Bus, Smart Fare)
  • Provides on-site management of collisions and incidents as well as investigates collisions, incidents and complaints and provides resource and risk management

Skills and Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of transit operational policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information and to make sound decisions quickly, often in difficult situations
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in team building, mentoring and mediation
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer systems and applications, including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of the County’s Transit Bylaws and the Alberta Traffic Safety Act applicable to public transit vehicles
  • Working knowledge of Strathcona County structure, organization, departments, practices and services


  • High School Diploma, supplemented by courses in Administration, Human Relations and Organizational Behaviour
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a Transit environment, with a minimum of three years supervisory experience
  • Completion of Level 2 Forensic Collision Investigations
  • Class 2 driver’s license with air brake endorsement
  • Equivalencies may be considered

The annual salary range for this permanent full-time position is $64,750 to $80,933, working 40 hours per week working within a shift rotation.

NOTE : This position is currently transitioning to include supervisory functions. This transition will be effective January 2, 2018 and will commensurate with the new salary range (**approved 2017 rates are $72,862 to $91,062; any approved adjustments for 2018 will be applied to these rates).

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.

Competition # 214-2017- EXT – TRN closes October 4, 2017

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sherwood Park, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-09-28
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