Operations Supervisor 2

Kitsap Transit   Bremerton, WA   Full-time     Management
Posted on May 10, 2024
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Operations Supervisor 2

Starting Rate: $38.13 - $51.30

Closes: Friday, May 31st , 2024 at 4:00pm


Generous benefits package including: Medical, Dental and Vision for employee and dependents, short-term disability and life insurance. Kitsap Transit also participates in the WA State Public Employees’ Retirement Plan (PERS) and a generous general leave accrual and 11 holidays. 


Applicants who meet minimum requirements may be scheduled for tests & interview to demonstrate knowledge, & skills for position. Evaluation process will include background and reference checks. Application Process - Only on-line applications (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kitsaptransit/) will be accepted and must include a completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. For question regarding the job announcement and/or application: Marisol Castro at marisolc@kitsaptransit.com or (360) 475-0211.


Supervise assigned Operators and the Dispatch functions; respond to accidents, passenger incidents and vehicle mechanical problems. Conduct studies or projects as needed and will participate in hiring. Operating hours are from 3:00 am – 10:45 pm Monday through Friday and 7:00 am – 9:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Work is conducted based on the schedule assigned.


High school graduation/GED and three (3) years of increasingly responsible transit operations experience including one (1) year of lead work and/or supervisory experience. In-depth knowledge of Kitsap Transit operations policies and procedures will be considered in lieu of increasingly responsible transit operations experience. The following qualifications are additionally required for this position:

  • A valid Class B CDL with airbrake restriction removed and passenger endorsement
  • At least two years of experience driving a vehicle requiring a Class B CDL with airbrakes and passenger endorsements OR
  • At least two years of experience as a behind-the-wheel CDL instructor for vehicles requiring a Class B CDL with airbrakes and passenger endorsements or greater.
  • A driver’s license for at least 5 years


  • Serves as a liaison between passengers and the agency
  • Supervises and schedules assigned Operators
  • Ensures staff training on scheduling and dispatch software
  • Investigates and responds to: accidents, services discrepancies or procedural proble
  • Makes recommendations for improvements in operations and participates in hiring Operators
  • Collects and analyzes data for reporting purposes
  • Reviews and provides input for updates to various agency manuals, guides, policies and procedures
  • Initiates corrective and/or disciplinary actions
  • Must drive a minimum of two (2) hours semiannually in each vehicle type operated by Kitsap Transit

ADA and Other Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other equipment, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20  pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, travel, and environmental conditions such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment. Requires field work and travel.

The successful candidate will be expected to meet the qualifications for the position and perform the essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Process - Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position as well as an interview.

You can find Kitsap Transit’s EEO Policy at https://www.kitsaptransit.com/uploads/pdf/eeo-policy-statement.pdf Please contact Marianne Rajan, Human Resources Manager at (360) 478-5852 if you have any questions.

Reasonable Accommodation

Kitsap Transit is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the hiring process, contact jobapplada@kitsaptransit.com or 360-479-4348 (TDD).

Veterans Scoring

If you qualify for the Veterans Scoring Criteria under RCW 41.04.005 and 41.04.010, you must answer all questions regarding Veterans Scoring Criteria Status Declaration in the application and upload a copy of the substantiating document as listed in the application. For question regarding the job announcement and/or application: Marisol Castro marisolc@kitsaptransit.com or (360) 475-02