Assistant Director of Public Transit

Organization: FREDericksburg Regional Transit (FRED)

Location: Fredericksburg, Va.

Deadline: April 10

Salary: $72,165-$87,000 DOQ

Description: The historic and vibrant City of Fredericksburg, Va., is seeking a highly qualified person to fill the full-time position of Assistant Director of Public Transit. In addition to offering a great work team and excellent salary, the City of Fredericksburg provides a generous benefit package. Additional information about FRED can be viewed at While the position is open until filled, completed City Applications and resumes should be submitted before the close of business on April 10. Priority will be given to applications received by March 27. Check out why it is so great to work for the City of Fredericksburg: City Values.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of a 30-bus, 20-route/route deviation service in the City and the surrounding counties of Spotsylvania and Stafford. FREDericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) employs approximately 90 full- and part-time drivers, mechanics, planning and administrative staff with an operating budget of approximately $5,000,000 annually. FRED has completed major capital projects over the past decade that include a passenger terminal, maintenance facility and operations center. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Public Transit and assists the Director in managing all FRED operations including vehicle and facility maintenance, planning, personnel, government and customer relations and financial affairs. Work involves managing system safety and security; planning, programming and budgeting for current and future services; planning for and procurement of facilities and equipment; applying for and managing Federal and State grants; ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements; hiring, training, evaluating and disciplining staff; communicating with City Council and County Boards, the business and academic communities, and the public; and developing policies and procedures. Direct reports to the Assistant Director are the Operations Manager and the Fleet Manager.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of transit/transportation experience with financial/budgeting, media relations, government affairs/liaison and supervisory experience. Applicants with equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered.

Application Procedure: Send resume to

City of Fredericksburg
Human Resources Department
715 Princess Anne Street, Room 217
P. O. Box 7447
Fredericksburg, VA 22404-7447


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