Job Information Transport Management Officer (Level 5) Company Information
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Job Type Full-time
Category Transportation
Posted 22-09-2021
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Start Publishing 22-09-2021
Stop Publishing 02-10-2021

Transport Management Officer (Level 5)

Basic Salary: $1,247,144.00 - $1,544,475.00 per annum, plus applicable allowance

Job Purpose:

Under the general direction of the Senior Director, Infrastructure, Facilities and Documentation the Transport Management Officer is responsible for all logistics and maintenance activities related to the planning, directing, and coordinating of fleet management and transportation operations/needs within the Agency and/or activities of the Agency.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Using the Kaizen (plan, do, check, review) principles:

  • Implements policy and procedures to guide the use and maintenance of the Agency’s vehicles
  • Assists in the formulation and implementation of administrative, operational, and customer relations policies and procedures
  • Analyzes expenditures and other financial reports to develop plans, policies, and budgets for improving services and efficiencies
  • Ensures/enforces compliance with GOJ and FD motor vehicle and administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and regulations
  • Reviews transportation requests and prepares transportation schedules indicating worker assignments and deployment of vehicles
  • Conducts investigations in collaboration with other Government agencies to determine causes of transportation accidents and to improve safety procedures
  • Investigates and responds to customer complaints relating to the operation of the Agency fleet units
  • Inspects and oversees repairs and maintenance to vehicles and equipment to enforce standards for cost effectiveness, safety, efficiency, cleanliness, and appearance
  • Ensures motor vehicles are road worthy at all times, and all motor vehicle documents are valid/up to date
  • Assists with the procurement process, including research and testing of equipment, vendor contacts and preparation of requisitions
  • Assists with the negotiation of contracts with relevant suppliers
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection, and orientation of new drivers
  • Maintains inventory of Agency’s vehicles and related equipment
  • Monitors performance parameters and reports monthly on the operations of the Unit, including use, fleet downtime and efficiencies
  • Updates fleet management system and generates the requisite reports to inform management decisions

Human Resource Responsibilities

  • Assists with the management of the welfare and development of direct reports through performance appraisals and recommendation of required training and development programmes as necessary
  • Provides leadership to staff through effective objective setting, delegation, and communication
  • Provides guidance to staff through coaching, mentoring, and training, providing assistance and support as needed
  • Participates in the recruitment of staff for the Branch
  • Ensures that staff members are aware of and adhere to the policies, procedures, and regulations of the Agency.

Required Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of logistics, public safety, security and transportation
  • Knowledge of auto mechanics
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent coordination, organizational and implementation planning skills
  • Methodical, well organized and with an eye for detail
  • Good Computer skills – Microsoft suite (word, excel, PowerPoint)

Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Three (3) Years’ experience working in similar environment
  • Training in relevant software applications is a plus
  • Supervisory management training


  • Any equivalent combination of academic qualification and experience

Applications along with résumés should be submitted no later than Friday, October 1, 2021 to:
Senior Director,
Human Resource Management & Development,
Forestry Department ,
173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8


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