Transit Operations Manager

Organization: Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD)

Location: Rockford, Ill.

Deadline: open until filled

Salary: Dependent on qualifications, full time salaried, exempt. Benefits package included.

Description: RMTD is seeking an experienced Transit Operations Manager to oversee the planning, coordination, administration, supervision, training and resource utilization functions of the Transit Operations Department, ensuring that the public transportation system, which provides fixed route bus transit service, paratransit service and contracted services meets the mobility needs of the service area.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position is also responsible for the supervision of approximately 100 Fixed Route and Paratransit Operations employees, including supervisors and unionized operators. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations and is under the general oversight of the Executive Director and the RMTD Board of Trustees.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in planning, business administration, public administration or related field or equivalent experience with five or more years of progressive transportation experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Knowledge of the principles and practices of a multi-service public transportation system. Possess or have the ability to possess within 12 months of hire an Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement and successful completion of a DOT physical.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest and resume to Susan Campbell at scampbell@rmtd.org. Additional information or detailed job description also available by email request. RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place. EOE/M/F/D/V

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.