Transit Division Director

Organization: City of Danville

Location: Danville, Va.

Deadline: Application review begins Feb. 10. Semi-finalists will participate in skill assessments virtually on March 15-16.

Salary: The midpoint of the range is $80,000 with a full range of $59,369-94,991 annually. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefits package.

Description: Danville, Va., Mass Transit seeks a passionate, customer service-oriented leader for their next Transit Division Director, the number two ranking position in the department. This is an operations-focused position that requires someone who understands the technical demands of mass transit and has the skills to manage and motivate a workforce who provide fixed route bus, Handivan (paratransit), Reserve a Ride (dial-a ride), and coordinated Human Service Transportation operations to the community.

Danville is located in the Piedmont region of south-central Virginia along the North Carolina border. Reporting to the Transportation Services Department Director, the Transit Division Director is responsible for overall management of all Transit Operating sections, including Fixed Route services, Paratransit services, and others assigned by the Director. Danville Mass Transit (DMT) employs approximately 30 full- and 10 part-time non-unionized drivers, and administrative staff with an operating and capital budget of approximately $4,300,000 annually. DMT has a 30-bus, 11-route/ demand response service in the City.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will assist the Director in managing all DMT operations including budget and grant management, planning, personnel, government and customer relations and financial affairs.

Qualifications: The successful candidate has a background in diverse front-line transit roles and three (3) years of recent, verifiable, and increasingly responsible supervision within transit operations, including fixed-route, on-demand, and paratransit services as well as service development in an organization comparable to DMT at the supervisory, division manager, or assistant director level. A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred or some combination of education and experience. A CDL or ability to acquire one is desired. Strong preference for supervisory/ management level experience within a combination of these areas and experience managing or supporting departments/functions such as Training, Safety, Procurement, and Customer Service.

Application Procedure: To apply, please go to and click on the Transit Division Director – Danville, VA link on the left side of the home page. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the City portal, nor any other external website.

The City of Danville is an EOE. All inquiries should be emailed to Recruitment and selection services managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.


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