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Transport Management Officer

Date Posted
11th February 2018
Reference
VAC-28194
Sector
Management
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are being invited to apply for the position of Transport Management Officer.

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Manager, Administration, the Transport Management Officer is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the transportation operations and related services within the Agency.

 

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Implements policy and procedures to guide the use of the Agency’s vehicles
  • Assists management and others in formulating and implementing administrative, operational, and customer relations policies and procedures
  • Analyzes expenditures and other financial reports to develop plans, policies and budgets for improving services
  • Enforces compliance of operations personnel with motor vehicle and administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and regulations
  • Reviews transportation requests and prepares transportation schedules indicating worker assignments and deployment of vehicles
  • Conducts investigations in collaboration with other Government agencies to determine causes of transportation accidents and to improve safety procedures
  • Investigates and responds to customer complaints relating to the operation of the Unit
  • Inspects and oversees repairs and maintenance to vehicles and equipment to enforce standards for safety, efficiency, cleanliness and appearance
  • Assists with the procurement process, including research and testing of equipment, vendor contacts and preparation of requisitions
  • Assists with the negotiation of contracts with relevant suppliers
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection, and orientation of new recruits
  • Maintains inventory of Agency’s vehicles and related equipment
  • Reports on a monthly basis on the operations of the Unit, including downtime and efficiency report
  • Assists with the management of the welfare and development of direct reports through performance appraisals and recommendation if required training and development programmes as necessary
  • Provides leadership to staff through effective objective setting, delegation, and communication

 

Required Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of public safety and security; and transportation
  • Knowledge of auto mechanics
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent coordination, and implementation planning skills
  • Methodical, well organized and with an eye for detail
  • Computer skills

 

Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Management Studies, Social Sciences or equivalent
  • (3) Years’ experience working in a similar environment
  • Training in relevant software applications
  • Supervisory management training

OR

Any equivalent combination of academic qualification and experience

 
We thank all persons who express an interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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