Transit Program Administrator
The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, a regional planning organization located in Staunton, VA and serving the local governments in the Central Shenandoah Region, seeks an experienced Transit Program Administrator to oversee the BRITE Public Transit Service.
Transit Program Administrator. This position is responsible for the administration of the BRITE Transit service, and for coordinating public transportation planning for the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization. This position prepares and manages budgets for the transit program; develops and administers grants through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT); provides contract administration for a turn-key transit contract; insures compliance with all federal and state transit related requirements including civil rights and transit related procurements; and coordinates transit related planning studies. The Transit Program Administrator will guide and support the Transit Advisory Committee, as well as any transit related stakeholder groups. Duties also include preparing reports and making presentations to elected officials, boards, committees, and outside organizations, including outreach and coordination to transit funding partners. Experience planning projects involving complex technical analysis and policy development required. Knowledge of transit operations, FTA/DRPT funding and reporting requirements, and transportation/transit planning is required. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver with the ability to develop rapport with partners and stakeholders and to network with diverse community members. Must possess the ability to work independently, to meet deadlines, and have strong oral and written communication skills. A bachelor’s degree in a related field required; a master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. Position requires experience in transit service delivery. Salary range: $49,500 – $69,300 with benefits.
To apply, send a resume with references to Bonnie S. Riedesel, Executive Director, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, 112 MacTanly Place, Staunton, Virginia 24401 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled.
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