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Assignment Agent Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assign operating personnel of busline to partial, temporary, or rush hour runs to meet daily human resource transportation needs of company
  • Record driver staffing requirements for unstaffed scheduled runs from data received from personnel department
  • Prepare list of extra drivers available in ready room for assignment for regular, special, or charter trips
  • Select drivers according to such considerations as seniority, experience, and time, location, and duration of assignment
  • Record submits data on assignments to personnel department
  • May prepare issue bulletins regarding policy, procedure, and schedule changes.

Bulletin Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assign operating personnel of busline to partial, temporary, or rush hour runs to meet daily human resource transportation needs of company
  • Record driver staffing requirements for unstaffed scheduled runs from data received from personnel department
  • Prepare list of extra drivers available in ready room for assignment for regular, special, or charter trips
  • Select drivers according to such considerations as seniority, experience, and time, location, and duration of assignment
  • Record submits data on assignments to personnel department
  • May prepare issue bulletins regarding policy, procedure, and schedule changes.

Bus And Trolley Dispatcher Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of operators of buses, transit coaches, and trolleys in city or urban transportation system to convey passengers according to schedule
  • Record movement and location of vehicles & road crews to inform other departments or public regarding current schedules routes
  • Receive telephone or radio reports of accidents, delays, fires, equipment breakdowns and other operating or maintenance difficulties
  • Report difficulties and dispatches orders to other divisions to maintain or restore service schedules
  • Dispatch extra vehicles and emergency crews to scene of accident or breakdown, advising them of location of trouble and proximity of feeder lines power circuits
  • Maintain log of scheduled runs, numbers of vehicles, and names of drivers
  • Record calls emergencies
  • Make report of all accidents
  • May suspend or call in operators for infractions of operating regulations.

Bus Attendant Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Render variety of personal services to bus passengers to make their trip pleasant
  • Welcome passengers boarding bus
  • Adjust seating arrangement to accommodate passengers when requested
  • Answer questions about bus schedules, travel routes, and bus services
  • Point out places of interest
  • Distribute magazines, newspapers, pillows blankets
  • Mail passengers letters arranges for dispatch of telegrams
  • Tend tape recorder to provide music
  • List names of passengers on manifest
  • Maintain inventory to account for food served during trip food on hand
  • May warm bottles for babies.

Bus Dispatcher Interstate Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Dispatch interstate or long-distance buses according to schedule and oversees Bus Drivers motor trans. Bus Attendants motor trans. while they are at terminal
  • Issue orders for station departure of buses at specified hours, according to schedule
  • Arrange for extra buses drivers in case of accidents or heavy traffic
  • Announce incoming outgoing buses over public address system in bus terminal
  • May supervise loading, unloading, and checking of baggage or express shipped by bus
  • May inspect drivers appearance physical condition prior to dispatch.

Bus Transportation Manager Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Direct coordinates activities of motor bus company to provide passengers with fast, efficient, and safe transportation, either performing following duties personally or through subordinate supervisory personnel
  • Apply for or recommends fare revisions, extension of routes, or changes in schedules in order to improve passenger services increase revenues
  • Coordinate terminal dispatching activities, communication operations and assignment of driving personnel to obtain optimum use of facilities, equipment and human resources
  • Inspect physical facilities of terminal buses for such factors as cleanliness, safety, and appearance, and takes required actions in order to meet prescribed standards
  • Process passenger complaints and initiates corrective actions designed to improve customer relations services
  • Initiate investigations into causes of accidents, interviews operators concerned to define responsibility, and takes actions on findings or submits reports to management
  • Direct preparation and issuance of new schedules to terminal operating personnel
  • Dispatch replacement buses for vehicles involved in accidents and buses operators for special charter or tours
  • Direct and participates in training of personnel and issues manuals, bulletins, and technical guides to improve services operational activities
  • Review operator bids for routes to define assignments for driving personnel
  • Check trip dispatch logs for conformance with schedules
  • Verify cash fares with operator reports reviews errors with personnel concerned
  • Direct preparation of and keeping of dispatch and vehicle operations records reports.

Cab Driver Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Drive taxicab to transport passengers for fee
  • Pick up passengers in response to radio or telephone relayed request for service
  • Collect fee recorded on taximeter based on mileage or time factor records transaction on log
  • Report by radio or telephone to Taxicab Starter motor trans. 913.367-010 on completion of trip
  • May drive limousine or custom-built sedan to pick up and discharge airport passengers arriving or leaving on scheduled flights be designated Chauffeur, Airport Limousine motor trans.

Cab Starter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Dispatch taxicabs in response to telephone requests for service
  • Maintain operational map showing location of each cab
  • Contact drivers of assigned sector by radio or telephone to relay request for service
  • Logs calls relayed to each driver address of patron
  • Arrange for relief cab or driver.

Cab Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation department of taxicab company
  • Hire workers, like Taxi Drivers motor trans. , Taxicab Starter motor trans. , and Taxicab Coordinator motor trans. supervises their activities
  • Drive automobile around city to investigate honesty operating efficiency of Taxi Drivers motor trans.
  • May investigate accidents and robberies settle claims, following company policy
  • May aid drivers in locating difficult addresses, utilizing maps knowledge of city.

Charter Representative Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Provide fare information to passengers traveling on nonscheduled or chartered motor trips, using rate tables
  • Interview customer or reviews written requests to obtain data on proposed trips
  • Study maps to select or lay out measure travel route
  • Refer to rate tables to gather rate data considering such items as type of vehicle, distance, destination, estimated travel waiting time, cost of tolls, and passenger or freight service
  • Compute rates, using calculator
  • Prepare written report on rates or informs customer orally
  • May arrange travel accommodations for tourists [Travel Clerk hotel rest. ].

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