$151,234 to $241,371

Bordering Southeast Florida’s Atlantic coastline, Broward County is the seventeenth most populous county in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. Home to over 1.9 million people, Broward County is located between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, forming the center of South Florida’s largest metropolitan area in which 6.1 million people reside. The Broward County Transportation Department is comprised of a comprehensive transportation network that ensures the safe, secure and efficient movement of its citizens. The existing public transportation network provides approximately 26 million fixed route and express service bus trips annually, with another 2.1 trips through its Community Shuttle program. In addition, the organization is adding over 200 miles of premium service through its Premium Mobility (PREMO) plan. Under PREMO, BCT is transitioning from a bus only organization to a full multi-modal provider of public transportation with heavy rail, light rail, automated people mover systems, bus rapid transit, and high frequency bus service thus reducing the reliance on single-occupancy vehicles and helping to alleviate traffic congestion. The integration of these premium public transportation services will ensure seamless connectivity between bus services and other transit options. BCT works closely with federal, state, and local governments, regional agencies and the community at large to address transportation needs and priorities.


BCT is seeking to fill the position of Chief Safety and Security Officer (CSSO). This is an executive leadership position. The incumbent will advise the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager on strategic safety, security, and emergency management issues, and resolutions. The CSSO will review and analyze policies, procedures and practices and work with key stakeholders for recommendations/assistance. The CSSO will be well versed in industry standards and stay abreast of current best practices. Both internal and external customer service is paramount and special focus must be placed on key performance indicators (KPI’s), trends, and responses. It is critical that the CSSO develop productive, collaborative relationships with Broward County leaders, Transportation Department leaders, Union representatives, employees, customers, and the community. The CSSO must manage in a manner that ensures BCT the safety and security of employees, customers and the community at large.


Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in safety systems management, engineering, organizational dynamics, industrial hygiene, consumer behavior, technology or a closely related field is required. The Public Transportation Safety Certification Training Program (PTSCTP) or ability to acquire within 12 months of hire is required; and six years progressively responsible experience in administration and management of one of the following areas: public transit, transportation, project management, technology, heavy-infrastructure, logistics or closely related experience. Experience related to the FTA Transit Safety and Security Certification and the FTA Project Management Oversight process for federally funded projects is preferred.

Additional Information

Salary: $151,234 to $241,371

Please apply immediately on-line at www.allianceRC.com. For questions, please contact David McDonald at dmcdonald@alliancerc.com or Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com. Main Office: (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.