Supervisors in motor transport and other ground transit operators - Emploi d'avenir

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Supervisors in motor transport and other ground transit operators

Always on the road, everywhere in the province, the transportation industry is never idle. Get in the driver’s seat by managing and coordinating the activities of truck, bus and delivery vehicle drivers, subway operators, and taxi and limousine chauffeurs.

Average salary24$ / hour


Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of truck drivers, bus drivers, delivery drivers, subway and other transit operators, chauffeurs and taxi and limousine drivers. This unit group also includes bus dispatchers who co-ordinate the activities of transit system bus drivers and subway traffic controllers who operate and monitor signal and track switch control panels. They are employed by motor transportation and ground transit companies and by urban transit systems.

Main tasks

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate trucks, buses, subway trains, light rail transit, street cars, taxis and other transport vehicles
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve performance
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
  • Dispatch bus drivers and monitor routes to ensure schedules are met and to resolve operating problems
  • Monitor and operate signal and track switch control panel of subway systems
  • Prepare work reports and budgets, and monitor expenditures.



Techniques de la logistique du transport

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Montréal
  • Montérégie
  • Grande région de Montréal

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