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Job Details

General Transportation Manager

Employer

Optimum Truck Lines Ltd

Date Posted

July 04, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $63.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Optimum Truck Lines Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work setting

Trucking company

Tasks

  • Evaluate daily operations
  • Monitor department's performance
  • Plan and organize daily operations
  • Recruit staff
  • Train staff
  • Manage finances or budget
  • Ensure transport compliance with regulations
  • Oversee the scheduling and dispatching of vehicles and goods
  • Oversee the setting of transportation service rates and monitor revenue
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • MS Office
  • Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs
  • Establish objectives for the organization and formulate or approve policies and programs
  • Establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall human resources planning
  • Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff; delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions
  • Co-ordinate the work of regions, divisions or departments
  • Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions

Supervision

  • 11-15 people
  • Working groups

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Outlook

Transportation/travel information

Willing to travel

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Large workload
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Analytical
  • Proactive

Experience

5 years or more


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The General Transportation Manager is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Transportation Managers, Operations
DIRECTIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to direct, control and evaluate the operations of transportation companies, and to determine safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods; and in overseeing dispatch of vehicles, vessels or aircraft and in recruiting personnel and overseeing their training

METHODICAL

Interest in monitoring company and departmental performance, in planning changes to schedules and policies and in ensuring that company procedures comply with transport regulations

social

Interest in negotiating with personnel and senior management to change schedules and policies

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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