Executive Manager - DDOT Service Development and Schedule Manager


: $113,650.00 - $180,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Executive Manager - DDOT Service Development and Schedule Manager
Executive Manager - DDOT Service Development and Schedule Manager
$70,729.00 - $98,805.00 Annually
314 Coleman Young Municipal Center, MI
Job Type
Appointed-Directors-Discretion of Mayor/Leg Body
Department of Transportation
Job Number
1/31/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
+ Description
+ Benefits
Today, DDOT is the largest public transit provider in Michigan that serves the City of Detroit, surrounding suburbs, and neighboring cities, including Highland Park and Hamtramck. It is responsible for operating transportation equipment, including scheduling of service, performing necessary maintenance and repairs to buses and service vehicles; and facility maintenance and bus shelters. DDOT has 43 fixed-route bus lines, provides more than 24 million rides annually and primary focus is to maximize on route optimization plan and build service options for transit customers.
Examples of Duties
Under the direction of the Director, the Service Development and Scheduling Manager will:
Manage DDOT's planning, implementation, and analysis of fixed route transit service delivery.
Develop operational service planning studies.
Analyze performance data and key performance indicators.
Coordinate programs related to bus stops and transit shelters; and ensure compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations regarding public transportation and ADA Standards for Transportation Facilities.
Lead planning and development department functions (service planning, scheduling, capital programs, short- and long-range planning) and coordinate with other department heads.
Promote efficiencies consistent with transit industry best practices.
Be an agent for change and process improvement.
Scheduling of transit services using innovative scheduling practices and HASTUS schedule software.
Develop and implement annual work program and performance standards.
Create a learning environment focused on employee development.
Foster open dialogue, build trust and collaboration among teams and workgroups.
Promote transparency and champion strong multi-directional communication.
Implement a strong succession-planning program.
Contribute to the Management Team in the areas of strategic planning, setting priories, budgeting, safety, service quality and labor relations.
Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning/Engineering, or a related field plus five (5) years professional experience in transportation planning, urban planning, or transportation engineering experience, preferably in public transit organization. Master Degree preferred.
Supplemental Information
Preferred certifications include AICP, CTP, and PTP, and familiarity with transit or transportation system activities and functions is highly desirable.
Essential to successful performance in this position are excellent verbal communication, writing skills and independent professional judgment.
City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Life Insurance
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
Sick Leave
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Advancement Opportunities
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
Have a successful career with the City of
Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.
City of Detroit
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave ste 316
Detroit, Michigan, 48226
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