Unitrans: Support Services Manager

Contact Information

Name: Laura Oelsner

Phone: 530-752-2877

Email: ssm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $15.75/hr + $45/Weekly Stipend (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 10 hrs/week

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-3206-2019

Last Date to Apply: April 25, 2019


Provide management level oversight to the support services program under the direction/assistance of the Unitrans Maintenance Manager

The successful candidate may hold this position through expected graduation date based on satisfactory performance in the position.

Unitrans is an equal opportunity employer.


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A. Organize and supervise vehicle cleaning, including:

  1. Schedule and assign weekly cleaning shifts

  2. Coordinate with different departments such as Operations, Shop, and STS to determine the schedule of vehicles to be cleaned

B. Supervise Support Services staff, including:

  1. Create weekly and weekend shift scheduling sheets

  2. Enforce the strike policy and maintain strike documentation

  3. Conduct quarterly meetings with Support Services staff

  4. Coordinate with Human Resources Manager to hire Support Services Supervisors and Assistants

  5. Coordinate and document training

    1. Oversee bus washer training and bus driving shadowing

    2. Maintain employee safety documentation folders and transcripts and ensure all trainings are up-to-date

  6. Review bi-weekly payroll records and report discrepancies to Payroll

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

  1. Oversee maintenance of bus washer

  2. Maintain stock of cleaning equipment


A. Must be a current Support Services Supervisor

B. Operate transit vehicles on the Pad

C. Must not be on strike or accident probation

D. Participate in weekly manager meetings

E. Meet bi-weekly with the Maintenance Manager


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 adapt to situations as they arise

C. Ability to communicate along all lines of authority

D. Work well with others

E. Willingness to complete physically demanding tasks

F. Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions


Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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