Maintenance Supervisor

Listing Dates: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 to Monday, April 30, 2018
Position Type: 
Salary Range: 

Do you like working in maintenance? Love to work with engines? If so, there is a great opportunity available for you to further your career with us.


Duties and Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Deputy Chief Operations Officer of Maintenance, the Maintenance Supervisor:

  • Plans, organizes and supervises maintenance and repairs of Agency fixed-route and paratransit buses as well as other vehicles and equipment in an assigned location and shift.
  • Performs inspections and quality control checks to ensure the safety and reliability of assigned buses and vehicles; assigns mechanics or responds to road failures and operational emergencies.
  • Responsible for maintenance and repairs to ensure a sufficient number of clean, safe and reliable vehicles to meet transportation operations requirements.
  • Incumbents supervise, train and monitor the work of mechanics and other staff engaged in maintaining, servicing and repairing buses and other vehicles.
  • Incumbents inspect completed work, monitor maintenance and repair activities on the shop floor, coordinate the completion of repairs and other services between locations and by outside vendors, when required, and maintain detailed records on work and parts orders and inspections.
  • Maintenance Supervisor is distinguished from Maintenance Manager in that an incumbent in the latter class has overall responsibility for maintenance of the bus fleet to meet the Agency’s transit operations requirements consistent with Agency standards and all safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Will perform other duties and projects as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible fleet maintenance and repair experience in a public transit agency; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • California Driver License Class C and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency’s insurance policy
  • California Driver License Class B preferred
  • Certification as a Commercial DOT Brake Inspector preferred
  • Refrigerant recovery/recycling certification requires for certain assignments



SunLine Transit Agency offers a very competitive benefits package including medical/dental/life, pension, vacation, sick time and more.

Disclaimer:  This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Nepotism Policy: Recruitment shall be conducted consistent with the Agency's nepotism policy, which is available upon request by contacting Human Resources at 760-343-3456, ext. 1609.

All applicants are subject to SunLine Transit Agency employment requirements, including our Physical, Drug & Alcohol Testing program and Background check.


Click the APPLY button at the top right to apply online, or print the included file below and bring the completed application to Human Resources, located at:

SunLine Transit Agency
32-505 Harry Oliver Trail
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Phone:  (760) 343-3456, ext. 1609
Fax:  (760) 343-2077


CURRENT SUNLINE EMPLOYEES ONLY, interested in this offering, are provided the Internal Job Application (see below) to fill-out and provide to Human Resources, instead of using the complete employment application.

SunLine Transit Agency reserves the right to select the best qualified of the persons applying for vacant positions.


Posted: 4/13/2018 - Friday, the 13th...