Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Prepare work reports and budgets, and monitor expenditures.
B. Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate trucks, buses, subway trains, light rail transit, street cars, taxis and other transport vehicles
C. Establish methods to meet work schedules and may co-ordinate work activities with other units
D. Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve performance
E. Requisition materials and supplies
F. Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
G. Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
1. Completion of secondary school is usually required.
2. Several years of experience as a driver or operator of motor transport or ground transit equipment are usually required.
3. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.
2. Computer-related courses
3. English (Communication)
The average hourly wages for Supervisors, Motor Transport and Other Ground Transit Operators is $21.15/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the trades, transport and equipment operators sector and close to the average for all technical, professional, and skilled occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.