Assistant General Manager

The person in this position manages all aspects of the operations of the railroad. He or she directs and coordinates activities to obtain efficiency and economy of operations and to maximize profits.

•Hire and supervise managers and staff; train, assign and direct work, appraise performance, discipline, and resolve problems
•Submit annual business plan and analyze daily/monthly performance of the railroads to determine changes in operations required to stay on plan
•Establish and maintain the railroad’s credibility with its customers
•Establish the railroad within the community it serves, especially relations with connecting carriers; local suppliers; local, state, and federal politicians and governmental agencies; and the business community
•Represent the railroad within industry trade associations
•Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned

•Ability to communicate effectively by letter, telephone, and personal interview with senior management, employees, customers, railroads, regulatory officials and the general public
•Thorough knowledge of railroad operations, including, but not limited to, transportation, dispatching, marketing, maintenance-of-way, mechanical, and clerical activities
•Management and leadership skills commensurate with the size of staff and property
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, the Code of Federal Regulations, and monthly financial reports
•Proficient computer skills and skills in Microsoft Office
•Prior sales and marketing experience preferred

•Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred; two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of college
•Certified Locomotive Engineer certification preferred

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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