Planner - San Francisco, CA

Job Locations US-CA-Brisbane
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/8/2018 7:52 PM)
Requisition ID
Position Category
Customer Service/Call Center/Dispatch/Reservationist/Scheduler
Internal Code
Internal Reference
Internal Code 3
Transdev Services


Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


Responsible for the review of schedule and trip requests, identify opportunities for improved service performance, identify common addresses and locations serving multiple customers and coordinate potential trip groupings, reviewing schedules and performed service for opportunities for improved scheduling  processes, determining subscription requests and usage to identify lapsed subscriptions and compliance to federal regulations, coordinating with management, corporate representatives and schedulers to develop and conduct two driver shift bids annually. 





  • Demonstrates proficiency with computer software to schedule and manage passenger trips
  • Demonstrates excellent team spirit and internal customer service
  • Analyze service for quality, trip or passenger trends and patterns, reviewing for opportunities to improve productivity of service
  • Evaluates trip provision to common addresses or locations to analyze determine the ability to combine individual trips for productivity
  • Monitors scheduling to ensure compliance with regulations, including those addressing rest and meal breaks
  • Successfully enters data and tracks data, maintains data including file back-ups and documentation file
  • Coordinates with the ACCESS and GROUP dispatching and scheduling processes
  • Track, compile and analyze performance, and handle interdepartmental issues,
  • Prepares and presents reports to management, and to internal and external persons, groups or committees
  • Coordinate with management to improve service delivery, streamline and improve processes and trip scheduling
  • Monitors service provision for quality of service
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information
  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.
  • Completion of two years college, with College Degree preferred


  • 2 to 4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Previous relevant transit experience preferred; with Trapeze Scheduling or Dispatching experience preferred
  • Class C CDL license preferred, willingness and ability to obtain such license


 Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, and good aptitude to learn specialized software
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details

Travel requirement (as a percent) : <5% for occasional meetings


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to non-DOT drug testing and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.



For more information please visit our website at
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


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 upon request.


Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster:


Drug free workplace


If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check


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