Director of Maintenance

29 Jan 2021 9:06 AM | JoEllen Graber (Administrator)

The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) is currently seeking to fill a Director of Maintenance position. The DTA is an award-winning transit agency that provides safe, convenient, and affordable public transit service (fixed route and paratransit) within the Twin Ports of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI and its surrounding areas. We transport just under 3 million passengers annually by way of our 75+ bus fleet and we employ approximately 175 team members. Duluth is a beautiful port city located on the scenic shores of Lake Superior where 4-seasons outdoor adventure and arts/entertainment abound.

We are looking for a proven leader who possesses an abundance of relevant fleet maintenance management and transportation industry knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate also brings outstanding communication skills to be utilized in effectively interacting with all DTA organizational stakeholders, including team members, customers, vendors, and others.

The Director of Maintenance plays a critical role in ensuring the continued operational health of the DTA, reports directly to the Assistant General Manager, and works closely with all DTA team members, including senior leadership. Minimum qualifications include: bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, management or a related field and a minimum of five (5) years fleet maintenance management and relevant staff supervision experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The DTA offers an exceptional compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Paid Health/Dental (family level coverage), Disability, and Life/AD & D Insurance Premiums

  • Paid Pension Plan Contributions

  • Money Purchase Pension, Deferred Compensation, and Flexible Spending Account Plan Participation

  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays

Please apply on-line at: or submit resume and cover letter to:

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