Customer Care and Administrative Manager - City of Lethbridge (Lethbridge, AB)

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Title:Customer Care and Administrative Manager - City of Lethbridge
Organization:City of Lethbridge

Customer Care and Administrative Manager

Posting: 12-174 Lethbridge is one of the warmest and most sun-filled locations in Canada. Our affordable, vibrant community of over 89,000 residents is only two hours south of Calgary and is close to mountains and the U.S. border. We enjoy family-oriented neighbourhoods and have an array of recreational and cultural choices. We invite you to join our diverse and innovative organization which offers people the opportunity to make a difference.

Lethbridge Transit has an exciting career opportunity for a Transit professional who is looking for a new challenge in an organization that values work/life balance, champion’s employee development and offers exciting advancement opportunities. Lethbridge Transit operates a fleet of 43 conventional buses, 21 Access-A-Ride vehicles and 44 school buses.

The Customer Care and Administration Manager reports to the Transit Manager and is responsible for:

  • Managing  the dispatching of Transit and operators
  • Administering the Transit department Travel Training program
  • Customer service issues regarding bus stop amenities, customer concerns and commendations
  • Department KPI’s and GreenTRIP analysis and reporting, as well as, departmental statistical reporting
  • General and direct supervision of staff including absenteeism tracking, reporting, labour relations and contract negotiations
  • Supervising the accounts receivable and payable functions
  • Assisting in the development, monitoring and reporting on grants and special projects, as well as, providing financial monitoring reports and tools as required
  • Liaising with external departments and associations to develop and maintain partnerships
  • Provide support and rotational back-up to other members of the Transit Management team, including the Transit Manager
We are looking for candidates with the following desired qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in transportation planning, business or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent and progressive experience relating to transit and specialized transit. Experience with school bus operations an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience and thorough understanding of dispatch operations
  • Proven ability to foster a collaborative and positive team environment
  • Proficient analytical and critical thinking skills to examine systems, emerging situation and develop innovative solutions
  • Excellent relationship building skills, particularly in an unionized setting
  • Effective communication and computer skills
  • Strong public relations & service skills
  • Membership in appropriate professional or business association
The City of Lethbridge offers a competitive salary and flexible benefits package.

Further information can be obtained from Audra McKinley at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (403) 320-3884.

To apply, forward your resume by January 4, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. referencing posting #12-174, to: Human Resources, The City of Lethbridge, 6th Floor, 910 - 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge Alberta T1J 0P6; Fax: (403) 320-9369; or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All applicants are thanked in advance for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location:Lethbridge, AB
Date Posted:Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:49:32 AM
Posting Expires:Friday, January 04, 2013 at 4:30:00 PM