Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.
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- Area Counselor
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- Bus and Trolley Dispatcher
- Bus Driver Supervisor
- Cab Supervisor
- Car Supervisor
- Enforce safety rules and regulations.
- Plan work assignments and equipment allocations to meet transportation, operations or production goals.
- Confer with customers, supervisors, contractors, or other personnel to exchange information or to resolve problems.
- Direct workers in transportation or related services, such as pumping, moving, storing, or loading or unloading of materials or people.
- Resolve worker problems or collaborate with employees to assist in problem resolution.
- Review orders, production schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notices to determine work sequences and material shipping dates, types, volumes, or destinations.
- Monitor field work to ensure that it is being performed properly and that materials are being used as they should be.
- Recommend and implement measures to improve worker motivation, equipment performance, work methods, or customer services.
- Maintain or verify records of time, materials, expenditures, or crew activities.
- Interpret transportation or tariff regulations, shipping orders, safety regulations, or company policies and procedures for workers.
People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: ECR.
This means people who work in this occupation generally have Enterprising interests, but also prefer Conventional and Realistic environments.
People who work in this occupation generally prize Support, but also value Independence and Relationships in their jobs.
- Transportation - Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
In 2012, the average annual wage in Washington was $59,480.00 with most people making between $34,950.00 and $89,810.00
During 2008, this occupation employed approximately 5,830 people in Washington. It is projected that there will be 6,040 employed in 2018.
This occupation will have about 21 openings due to growth and about 99 replacement openings for approximately 120 total annual openings.
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