14405 – Transportation route and crew schedulers

Broad Occupation Category

1 – Business, finance and administration occupations


4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training

Major Group

14 – Administrative and financial support and supply chain logistics occupations

Sub-major group

144 – Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations

Minor group

1440 – Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations

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.

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Example Titles

  • Bus scheduler

  • Crew scheduler - transportation

  • Flight crew scheduler

  • Schedule analyst

  • Train scheduler

  • Transit scheduler

  • Transportation schedules writer

  • Truck scheduler

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.

  • Police and emergency dispatchers and other radio operators usually require provincial radio operator's certificates.

  • Police and emergency dispatchers are required to complete formal on-the-job training. Other dispatchers usually undergo some informal on-the-job training.