Head of transport - in the public service - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Head of transport - in the public service - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manage and control the vehicle fleet in the road transport of cargo and passengers. Supervise driver and auxiliary activities, check and inspect driver and vehicle documentation. They supervise loading and unloading of cargo and passengers, inspect vehicle and cargo conditions, complete and issue tax and control documents. They schedule and control travel schedules and expenses. They provide care and assistance to victims and their relatives in the event of an accident, and activate support services and official bodies.

How much does an Head of transport - in the public service earn

A Head of transport - in the public service earns between $1.376 and $6.428 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.696 and a median salary of $2.181 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 5.718 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Head of transport - in the public service

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.696 32.352 674 13
1º Quartile 1.376 16.511 344 6
Median Salary 2.181 26.172 545 10
3º Quartile 4.902 58.829 1.226 23
Higher Salary 6.428 77.139 1.607 30

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • road transport technicians

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Main workplaces

Road transport technicians they work in land transport companies, in the management, planning and inspection (public sector technicians) and in the operation and execution of services (private sector technicians). They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who organize themselves as a team, under permanent supervision. They work indoors or in shift vehicles. Occasionally work under pressure.

What does it take to work in the field of Road transport technicians

The exercise of the profession of Road transport technicians requires high school vocational technical education or equivalent experience built on an occupational trajectory in the companies in which they operate. The full exercise of activities occurs after a period of three to four years of experience.

Functions and activities of Head of transport - in the public service

Road transport technicians must:

  • respond to road accidents;
  • attend to road accidents;
  • answering road accidents;
  • answering accidents on the road;
  • supervise loading of cargo and passengers;
  • supervise loading and passengers;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control travel expenses;
  • manage fleet;
  • supervise shipment of cargo and passengers;
  • supervise drivers and trip assistants;
  • schedule travel time;
  • responding to road accidents;
  • supervise drivers and travel aids;
  • communicate;
  • supervise drivers and travel assistants;
  • supervise drivers and travel aides;
  • program travel schedules;

  • Activities

    • relocate drivers and assistants;
    • check type and quantity of cargo and luggage;
    • guide drivers and assistants;
    • providing assistance to victims;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • update drivers and trip assistants history;
    • delegate responsibilities;
    • acting insurance;
    • listen to suggestions;
    • manage unforeseen events;
    • plan fleet utilization;
    • monitor vehicle along route;
    • serve customers;
    • report to the company's financial sector;
    • supervise driver training;
    • hire third-party services;
    • supervise separation of cargo and baggage;
    • providing passenger list;
    • send mechanic to accident scene;
    • make vehicle available for maintenance;
    • close cashier;
    • warn drivers and assistants (in writing and orally);
    • issue tax document for the cargo;
    • check vehicle and driver availability;
    • report an occurrence to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • replace drivers and assistants;
    • compose;
    • report an incident to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • settle travel accounts with drivers;
    • analyze market demand;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • inspect vehicle hygiene conditions;
    • demonstrate clarity;
    • check drivers' documentation;
    • check tachograph analysis;
    • report the accident to the legal department;
    • monitor drivers and assistants' workload;
    • fill out incident report;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • warn drivers and aides (in writing and orally);
    • inspect baggage transfer;
    • issue the cargo tax document;
    • collect passengers' personal belongings;
    • control fuel consumption;
    • provide information;
    • report to the company number and destination of victims;
    • trigger technical expertise;
    • call the police;
    • compatize service demand with fleet;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • assist non-victimized passengers;
    • consult occurrence information systems;
    • check cargo removal;
    • negotiate;
    • resize fleet utilization;
    • register customer complaints and suggestions;
    • release financial resources for travel;
    • providing a vehicle and driver to continue the journey;
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • lead;
    • interview drivers before traveling;
    • control travel cost spreadsheets;
    • move to the accident site;
    • check invoices and accountability;
    • inspect the driver's conduct in relation to the boarding of passengers;
    • issue boarding program per vehicle;
    • photograph accident site;
    • check intervals between working hours for drivers and assistants;
    • measure drivers' alcohol content (breathalyzer test);
    • work as a team;
    • analyze requests from drivers and assistants;
    • assign drivers and assistants;
    • check travel route;
    • relocate vehicles;
    • show organization;
    • monitor entry and exit times of vehicles;
    • activate the company's social service sector;
    • scaling vehicles;
    • argue;
    • work as a team;
    • track vehicle along route;
    • arrange vehicle removal from site;

    Sectors that hire Head of transport - in the public service the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, municipal
    • temporary labor lease
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, interstate
    • collective road transport of passengers, under charter, intercity, interstate and international
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • road cargo transport
    • driverless car rental
    • building highways and railways
    • manufacture of raw sugar

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