Metro is seeking a Scheduler that will be responsible for executing the scheduling functions to ensure that service is provided in a safe, efficient, and cost effective. Scheduling responsibilities include the development and maintenance of fixed route schedules, operator work assignments, and route and system level analysis.


– Research and analyze routes, running times, passenger loads, schedule efficiency and service effectiveness.
– Perform ride checks, corner checks, and trail checks as required.
– Perform field assessments to confirm running time assumptions as required.
– Conduct field assessments of bus stop conditions, locations, and amenities.
– Calculate and report vehicles, miles, hours, and trips operated for new and existing schedules.
– Determine daily vehicle and peak hour service requirements.
– Develop deadhead routing and running times.
– Prepare schedule headways, block paddles, run-cut summaries, run assignment lists, and garage boards.
– Compile data, prepare route summaries and descriptions of service changes.
– Distribute schedules and scheduling related data, including route turn sheets, as required.
– Perform functions associated with computerized schedule making, run cutting, and preparation of operator work assignments. Develop cost effective run-cuts.
– Resolve scheduling related customer service issues. Review turn lists and public schedules for completeness and accuracy.
– Complete special projects as assigned, including preparing routing and scheduling for special services.
– Participate and assist in the planning and development of transit service.
– Facilitate the development of strategies to meet or exceed organizational and department performance goals and objectives, monitor results, and recognize employee, department, and organization accomplishments.
– Model, facilitate and encourage exemplary internal and external customer service, open communication, collaboration, participation, and professional development among staff.
– Provide a positive work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran.
– Ability to work in compliance with Metro’s safety and security policies.
– Other duties and projects as assigned.


– Degree (four-year college or university) or minimum 10 years experience in transit planning, transit operations, or related field.

– Three to seven years related experience.

Skills & Abilities
– Able to multi-task, plan and measure results, create and analyze data, excellent computer skills, accuracy and attention to detail, excellent project management skills.
– Knowledge of automated planning and scheduling applications.
– Working knowledge of GIS.
– Proficiency with Microsoft work environment including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, internet, and email.

Additional Information

Metro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.