Assistant Transit Director

6 Dec 2021 10:36 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

The City of Janesville (population 63,500), located in south-central Wisconsin, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Assistant Transit Director in its Transit Division of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department. The Assistant Transit Director manages Transit operations and administration and oversees the attainment of goals and service standards for the Transit System as set forth by the City Council, City Administration, and Transit Director in conformance with City policy and applicable state and federal regulations governing the Transit System. This position has direct responsibility for the safety, quality, and effectiveness of transit service delivery to the citizens.  The Assistant Transit Director reports directly to the Transit Director.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, transportation management, accounting, finance, planning, or related field is required. A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in public administration, public transit management, or related field coupled with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. A combination of equivalent experience and/or education as determined by the Human Resources Office may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements. Additional training or experience in LEAN government principals and/or FTA compliant procurement practices is a plus. A valid state-issued driver’s license and a good driving record are also requirements of the position.  

The starting salary for this position is $65,000. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Individuals interested in applying can download an application on the City’s website at The application deadline is Sunday, December 26, 2021.  

The City of Janesville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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