Unitrans: Support Services Manager

Contact Information

Name: Scott Weintraub

Phone: 530-752-2877

Email: hrm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Unitrans website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $13.25/hr + $30/wk stipend

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 10 hrs/week

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 9, 2017


Job Number: 0009-1655-2016

Last Date to Apply: May 19, 2016


Organize and supervise Support Services Staff in order to keep all Unitrans equipment and facilities in the best appearance, with particular emphasis on bus exteriors and interiors.


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A     Organize and supervise coach cleaning, including:

1.      Ensure coach cleaning occurs on a daily basis with evening and weekend crews

2.      Coordinating with Operations and Specialized Transportation Services to determine which vehicles need to be cleaned

3.      Ensuring all vehicles cleaned meet quality control standards

B.     Supervise Support Services staff, including:

1.      Conduct meetings with Support Services Supervisors on a regular basis

2.      Coordinate with Human Resources Manager to recruit Support Services Supervisors and Assistants

3.      Coordinate with the Bus Operations Trainer for vehicle operation in the parking lot

4.      Coordinate bus washer training with a shop representative

5.      Immediately report all vehicle accidents to the Route Supervisor

6.      Notify the Route Supervisor or Dispatcher of any damage discovered during the coach cleaning process

7.      Work with the Assistant General Manager of Operations to file worker’s compensation claims and to conduct investigations

8.      Responsible for bi-weekly payroll records

C.     Maintain cleaning equipment, washing area, and stock of cleaning equipment:

1.      Oversee maintenance of bus washer

a.       Ensure bus washer operates as designed

b.      Perform minor repairs, as necessary

c.       Report any problems to shop representatives

2.      Ensure that the wash pad and bus wash area are cleaned

3.      Maintain stock of cleaning equipment

a.       Maintain inventory of printed Support Services forms

b.      Maintain inventory of all cleaning supplies

c.       Notify Shop Storekeeper when supplies are needed




A. Must work as a current Support Services Supervisor

B. Operate transit vehicles, as needed

C. Must not be on strike or accident probation

D. Must participate in weekly manager meetings



The skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the Unitrans Support Services Manager may be acquired, to a large extend, through on-the-job training and experience. Only general, fundamental attributes necessary for this position are listed below:

A.    Ability to exercise a high degree of independent responsibility

B.     Ability to communicate along all lines of authority

C.     Willingness to work well with others

D.    Willingness to complete physically demanding tasks

E.     Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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