Director, Operations and Planning

Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority
(916) 471-3308

Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority
Modesto, California

Director, Operations and Planning
Annual salary range: $135,491.20 to $173,576.00
Final filing date: Monday, June 13, 2022.

Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority is seeking a Director, Operation and Planning. Appointed by and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director, Operations and Planning plans, directs, manages, and integrates delivery of all fixed route and demand response and ADA paratransit transportation services provided by the Authority throughout the cities in Stanislaus County.

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA or the Authority) is the transit system in Stanislaus County. On January 26, 2021, Stanislaus County and the City of Modesto voted to form a joint powers agency to create the Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority to better provide transit services in the region. StanRTA’s formation resulted from a study conducted by the Stanislaus Council of Governments which indicated that transit consolidation would result in substantial improvement in the overall efficiency and passenger usability of the transit service in the County. The services throughout the County (with the exception of the City of Turlock) was fully integrated by StanRTA through various actions including a Regional Transit Study which will develop recommendations for fully integrating services.

Stanislaus County is located in Central California within 90 minutes of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Silicon Valley, Sacramento, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and California’s Central Coast. With an estimated 545,267 people calling this area home, the community reflects a region rich in diversity with a strong sense of community. Two of California’s major north-south transportation routes (Interstate 5 and Highway 99) intersect the area and the County has quickly become one of the dominant logistics center locations on the west coast.

Experience: Ten years of progressively responsible experience in public transit operations, at least five of which were in a management/supervisory capacity.

Educations and Training: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or studies, transportation, geography, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.

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For more information contact:

Fatima Nukic
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3308

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The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority is an equal opportunity employer.