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7305 – Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators

Supervisors of motor transport and other ground transit operators 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.


Index of titles

Example titles

Bus dispatcher

Bus drivers supervisor

Bus inspector

Bus inspector-dispatcher

Chauffeurs and taxi drivers supervisor

Chauffeurs supervisor

Delivery drivers foreman/woman

Delivery drivers supervisor

Ground transit inspector – public transit

Light rail transit (LRT) operators foreman/woman

Light rail transit (LRT) operators supervisor

Mobile canteen service supervisor

Motor transport route foreman/woman

Moving van drivers supervisor

School bus drivers supervisor

Street railway and subway operators supervisor

Street railway operators supervisor

Streetcar and subway operators supervisor

Streetcar operators supervisor

Subway and street railway operators supervisor

Subway and streetcar operators supervisor

Subway controller

Subway operators foreman/woman

Subway operators supervisor

Subway system traffic controller

Subway traffic controller

Taxi and chauffeurs supervisor

Terminal supervisor – motor transport

Traffic inspector – public transit system

Traffic supervisor – motor transport

Transit mobile inspector

Transit system inspector

Truck drivers foreman/woman

Truck drivers supervisor

Truck driver-supervisor

Truck fleet foreman/woman

Trucking contractor

Urban transit system foreman/woman

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

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.

Employment requirements

Completion of secondary school is usually required.

Several years of experience as a driver or operator of motor transport or ground transit equipment are usually required.

Additional information

There is little mobility between occupations in the different transportation sectors of this unit group.


Supervisors, railway transport operations (7304)

Train dispatchers (in 2275 Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators)

Truck transport and taxi dispatchers (in 1525 Dispatchers)