National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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14405 - Transportation route and crew schedulers

Transportation route and crew schedulers prepare operational and crew schedules for transportation equipment and operating personnel. They are employed by municipal transit commissions, truck, delivery and courier companies, railways, airlines and by other transportation establishments in both the private and public sectors.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • bus scheduler
    • crew scheduler - transportation
    • flight crew scheduler
    • schedule analyst
    • train scheduler
    • transit scheduler
    • transportation schedules writer
    • truck scheduler

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Crew schedulers supervisor (See 12013 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations)
    • Flight schedulers manager (See 70020 Managers in transportation)
    • Production scheduler (See 13201 Production and transportation logistics coordinators)
    • Scheduling technician - manufacturing (See 22302 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians)
    • Transportation route schedulers supervisor (See 12013 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations)
  • Main duties

    This group performs some or all of the following duties:

    • Review schedule requisitions, passenger counts and cargo, running times, distances, personnel availability and other pertinent information to establish schedule parameters
    • Design new or modify existing schedules using computer software or other methods
    • Incorporate into route plan factors such as peak travel periods, holidays, special events and construction with emphasis on time and cost efficiency
    • Assign personnel to equipment and routes and schedule work shifts
    • Compile equipment and personnel records, including hours in service, distances, maintenance, repairs required and other data, to produce operating reports
    • May prepare user guides and other public service information.
  • Employment requirements

    • Completion of secondary school is required.
    • Several years of experience in an appropriate transportation sector are usually required.
    • On-the-job training may be provided.
  • Additional information

    • Mobility between occupations in this group is limited due to the requirement of specific transportation sector experience.
    • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
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