Maintenance Manager

Organization: Grays Harbor Transit

Location: Hoquiam, Wash.

Deadline: First review of applications: April 18, 2021 (open until filled).

Salary: $69,359 – $107,598

Description: Grays Harbor Transit (GHT) seeks a Maintenance Manager responsible for all fleet and facility maintenance, and serves as the direct supervisor of maintenance employees.

Grays Harbor Transit (GHT) provides public transportation services throughout Grays Harbor County in southwestern Washington. Twenty miles inland at the confluence of the Chehalis River and Grays Harbor Bay, lie the contiguous cities of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis. These three cities form the commercial and industrial core of the county and almost half of Grays Harbor residents live there. These communities have compact, walkable downtowns that are not far from gracious turn of the century homes in good neighborhoods. Grays Harbor is bordered by several state parks that overlook the Pacific Ocean and offer camping, beachcombing, wooded trails and wildlife viewing.

Duties and Responsibilities: Grays Harbor Transit services include fixed routes, specialized door to door van service for the disabled, and a vanpool program. GHT serves the cities of Aberdeen and Hoquiam, as well as smaller coastal towns and communities. GHT’s Operations & Maintenance facility is located in Hoquiam. GHT has an annual operating budget of $12.1 million and currently employs 85 staff full time. GHT provides over 200 bus stops and its fleet includes 30 full size coaches, 20 Specialized Transportation Minibuses and 23 Vanpool Vans. In 2019, GHT provided just over 795,000 fixed route boarding’s, nearly 75,000 door-to-door service rides and over 50,000 vanpool rides. Under the direction of the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for all fleet and facility maintenance, and serves as the direct supervisor of maintenance employees.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in public administration, fleet and facilities management or related field is required, along with 5 years of progressively responsible experience in fleet management sufficient to demonstrate complete competency and knowledge of the principles of managing a public transit system, and 3 years of experience supervising technical and/or journeyman-level trades personnel. Candidates must have possession of a valid Washington State Motor Vehicle Operator’s license with a class B endorsement, passenger (P1) endorsement, and air brake restrictions removed. The selected candidate must be able to pass a Department of Transportation Physical and Substance Abuse test prior to employment.

Application Procedure: For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. To apply, click on “Apply Online” and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Grays Harbor Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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