Position Description

Relief Supervisor
Department Transportation
Employment type Full time
Closing Date Open Until Filled
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Relief Supervisor

The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) has an opportunity for an experienced, team oriented and energetic Relief Supervisor.  This position assists the Dispatch Manager with the daily work activities of the Dispatch Office.  Supervises the activities of the transportation clerks, janitors, radio operators and coach operators. This position will also perform administrative functions including posting bulletins, writing detours and filling in for office personnel. Responsible for drafting, updating and implementing operating policies and procedures as needed in accordance with the agencies goals and objectives.  Will also fill in for Operations Supervisor when needed. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in transit operations. 

  • Valid Driver's license and hold or be able to earn a Commercial Driver's License.

  • Safe driving record

  • Comprehensive knowledge of TARC service area is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, presentations and other written materials for a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to analyze data and make decisions.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) required.


Work review period will be for three years prior to date of posting.

  • Candidates must not exceed thirty (30) full or partial day occurrences of absence or leave for any reason except vacation, paid holidays, jury duty, and military leave.
  • Candidates must not exceed three (3) lose-outs or occurrences of tardiness.
  • No formal warnings resulting in suspension.
  • Candidates must not exceed three (3) preventable accidents from date of posting.


Transit Authority of River City (TARC) is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the community we serve. Applicants shall not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.




Reasonable accommodations may be made for those who are able to perform the essential duties of the position.

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