Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $28.48 per hour
  • Experience Level Highly Skilled
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education Some College

Company Information:

Regional Transit Service (RTS) is a regional transit authority established by New York State with more than 1,000 employees who proudly serve customers and business partners in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Recognized as one of the best-run transit systems in the nation, RTS partners with the community it serves to provide vital, safe, and sustainable transportation services to nearly 8 million people each year. We carry out our mission by connecting our customers to jobs, school, healthcare, shopping, and recreational activities every day.

POSITION OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for directly supervising and managing the everyday operation and upkeep of equipment and buildings on the RTS Campus and the RTS Transit Center.  The primary skillset of this supervisory position is a broad and deep technical knowledge of facilities maintenance practices along with the ability to effectively coach and mentor the Buildings and Grounds personnel.  The position requires a leader with the ability to establish and maintain a positive work environment built upon the RTS Values of Integrity, Respect, Diversity and Inclusion, Engagement and Collaboration, Agility and Innovation, and Performance Focus.

WORK HOURS: Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 2:30pm (Saturday and Sunday off)

Starting rate in accordance with the Teamsters, Local 118 Collective Bargaining Agreement: $28.48 per hour


  • Staying Healthy: Medical, Dental (currently free) and Vision (currently free), Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Feeling Secure: Disability Insurance, Pension Plan, NY State Deferred Compensation Plan, Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance, Accident Insurance, Group Specified Disease Insurance and Hospital Insurance
  • Work-Life Balance: Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Personal), Employee Assistance Program, Paid Holidays, Verizon Wireless Discount, On-site Fitness Center open 24/7, Employee Wellness Program, Culture & Inclusion Council, BJ’s Wholesale Club Discount, and more!



  • Manages day-to-day activities of the Buildings and Grounds Technicians and communicates daily with the Manager of Maintenance Support Operations.
  • Monitors OS Ticket System and responds to internal customer concerns in a timely manner.
  • Assigns equipment work orders to Technicians in EAM AssetWorks. Follows up with maintenance personnel as needed until the work order is completed.
  • Works with Technicians to order parts and materials needed for specific jobs.
  • Works with the Engineering Department on cross functional projects and tasks. Assists in the scheduling of the maintenance team to ensure projects are completed.
  • Works with other Garage Supervisors to resolve issues found on 5S audits.



  • Knowledge of established fleet mechanical maintenance and preventative maintenance practices and protocols.
  • Working knowledge of the bus propulsion, suspension, electrical, pneumatic operations and repairs, scheduling, and reporting.
  • Ability to read, understand and communicate bus build prints and schematics.
  • Ability to work with computers and Microsoft Office software, Word, Excel and Access.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers and subordinate staff.
  • Good judgment.
  • Ability to make sound, well-reasoned decisions based on quantitative and qualitative findings.
  • Dependability, tact, diplomacy.
  • Physical ability commensurate with the demands of the position.



  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must obtain a NY State Commercial Driver’s License, Class B and any applicable endorsements within 6-months from the hire date (Required to obtain Class B permit prior to start date).
  • Candidates will be required to submit to and produce a negative drug and alcohol screen. Employees of this classification are designated as safety sensitive under FTA Rules and Regulations and subject to Drug and Alcohol Testing in accordance with company and federal rules.


  • Education attained beyond High School
  • ASE Certification
  • Mechanical and Technical Repair Background/Experience
  • Relevant Previous Work Experience
  • Relevant Supervisory Experience (may include responsibility for performance review and disciplinary actions)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes required to sit while using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk, hear, and use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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