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Director, Transit job in Sarasota

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Organization:  Sarasota County Government
Job Category:  Transportation
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Sarasota
Post Code:  34236
Salary and Benefits:  $69,992.00 - $100,006.40 May exceed depending upon experience. Medical, dental, life insurance, generous paid time off, state retirement program, wellness programs and much more.

Director, Transit: This is professional, managerial work responsible for all activities related to the SCAT system including the provision of public transportation services and the acquisition, disposal, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment. This position is also responsible for developing regional opportunities within the County (including 4 municipalities) and among neighboring counties, developing strategic plans, and leading and implementing special transit projects. Promotes and represents SCAT to the community in a positive light. Reports to the Assistant County Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Transportation Management, Planning, Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and eight (8) years of related experience. Supervisory experience is required.

Preferred Qualification: A Master’s Degree in one of the above fields with six (6) or more years of related experience, which may be substituted for two (2) years of related experience.

Job Competencies: High degree of interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to comprehend federal and state regulations including ADA and TD requirements; ability to work effectively with labor unions; skilled in public speaking and presentations.

About Sarasota: Sarasota County is a past Winner of the All American County Award from the National Civic League for improving the quality of life. Sarasota County, located on the Gulf of Mexico provides 35 miles of world-famous beaches and is host of the annual Offshore Grand Prix boat race. The county also is home of Oscar Scherer and Myakka State Parks and boasts more than 100 challenging golf courses. Sarasota is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. There are a number of colleges and Money magazine ranked the Sarasota County Public Schools one of the top 100 school systems in the United States. Unsurpassed beauty… rich cultural offering…diverse educational opportunities…wide-ranging recreational possibilities…All of this makes Sarasota a great place to live and work!

Apply: See complete job description and apply on-line at www.scgov.net/careers. Only applicants that complete an on-line at www.scgov.net/Careers will be considered. Make sure you refer your application to this position. Resumes may be attached. For assistance, please call (941) 861-5742.

Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Tobacco/Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA

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