Salary: $175,000 – $200,000
Headquartered in Wenatchee, Link Transit is the public transportation agency for Chelan and Douglas Counties, located in central Washington State. Link Transit operates fixed route and paratransit services seven days a week and is a zero-fare system for all services. Annual ridership is approaching 900,000 annual boardings. The 2023 operating budget is $25,144,330 and the capital budget for 2023 is $34,665,000. Link Transit currently has approximately 165 employees. The Chelan-Douglas PTBA (Link Transit) Board of Directors consists of 12 voting members who are local elected officials and one non-voting labor representative.
Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer provides leadership in the overall operation of the agency and assures the delivery of cost-effective, consumer-responsive, and efficient transportation services according to the policies and directives of the Board, and also serves as primary liaison with elected, business and media representatives of the two-county district.
A bachelor’s degree in transportation planning or management, public administration, or related field, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible management experience in a public transit agency is required. Experience as chief executive officer of a public transportation agency is highly desirable, but not required.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments”. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Link Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 16, 2023 (open until filled).