Metro Transit has an exciting full-time permanent opportunity as a Schedule Planner.
Metro Transit seeks a qualified candidate with computerized scheduling experience to design, implement and monitor the City's bus routes and schedules to find cost effective methods of providing service. Key responsibilities include managing a computerized scheduling system, supervising subordinate staff, preparing run-cuts in accordance with labor agreements, updating software to support the dispatch function and participating in a variety of transit planning activities.
Applications must be submitted with the responses to the supplemental questions by the application deadline date of November 28, 2017. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great team to work with!
Four years of responsible planning experience, including at least two years involving transit or transportation scheduling in a computerized environment.
Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, planning, transportation or a related field.
If an applicant does not possess the experience listed above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four years of experience in applying the following:
Complex computerized transportation scheduling methods, techniques, principles and practices.
Two years of experience in applying the following:
Basic transportation and transit planning techniques and practices.
Knowledge of and ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position, including but not limited to transit scheduling programs such as Trapeze and spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its citizens and visitors. Therefore, successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to work effectively with multicultural communities.
Madison, Wisconsin is a community that consistently ranks among the best places to live and work in the country. This stunningly beautiful city nestled among lakes, boasts a variety of cultural and recreational offerings: from college and amateur sports, to performances at the Cesar Pelli-designed Overture Center for the Arts, to leisurely bike rides throughout Madison's extensive bicycle trail ...system. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world-renowned research university, and is considered a hotbed of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an affirmative action plan. The City employs more than 3,000 people who provide services to City residents. As an employer the City strives to provide a work environment where:•Diversity and differing opinions are valued •Creativity is encouraged •Continuous learning and improvement are fostered •Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged •Meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. Positions in the City's 40 departments cover a wide range of responsibilities, including clerical, general laboring, technical or paraprofessional and professional positions. Employees are based at 55 sites, with many "field" positions assigned to providing services in all parts of the city.