KAT – Shift Leader Wanted

Position Title: Shift Leader

Position Type: Full-Time, 40 hours per week, Classified (Non-bargaining unit)

Department: Knox Area Transit

Typical Work Schedule: Varies – typically 8 hour shifts with one rotating 10.5-hour shift

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 6 AM – 7 PM, Saturday, 8 AM – 5 PM

Pay Range: $19.00 per hour

FLSA: Non-Exempt



  • Assumes responsibility for coverage of requested and unexpected absences of operations and office staff;
  • Works with Management in coordination of training activities for personnel;
  • Verify time cards and performs data entry and calculations;
  • Assist management with applications and reports and administers approved programs funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation and other agencies; and
  • Other duties as may be assigned.


  • Plan, coordinate, and schedule transportation needs, and vehicle drivers for KAT contracts;
  • Coordinate with dispatch to call in staff or dismiss staff as needed depending upon the service demand; and
  • Assist management in evaluating routing needs and effectiveness.


  • Liaison with Management to the development and implementation of department policies and procedures;
  • Coordinate transportation with Knox County Emergency Management in the event of a county emergency;
  • Assist in the development of short and long range goals and objectives and take responsibility to attain those goals;
  • Relate program philosophies to the public in a positive manner;
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with co-workers, agencies, and administration;
  • Adhere to the policies and standards adopted by the Knox Area Transit, Knox County Commissioners, contract agencies, and other governmental entities as appropriate; and
  • Attain and maintain knowledge relative to transportation to include laws, state rules, and local policies and procedures.


Job Description

All application materials should be submitted to: humanresources@co.knox.oh.us