Overview

Starting Salary: $97,437.60- $ 107,181.36.

Job Spec/ID: 09725

Department/ Division: Palm Tran / Planning – Administrative Support (Executive)

Locations: West Palm Beach and Delray Beach Facilities 

Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM, Monday – Friday; evenings & weekends as needed

Opening Date: 03/31/2021 

Closing Date: 04/21/2021

Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined pension plan, and accrual of vacation and sick leave. 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY

Visit Palm Tran’s website (www.palmtran.org) to submit an electronic application

SUMMARY:

This is a highly responsible senior executive position which reports directly to the Executive Director. This executive organizes, directs, coordinates and oversees, the activities of Palm Tran’s Planning Division including; scheduling, bus stops and shelters, strategic planning, grants programming, and research and analysis. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Director is responsible for carrying out long and short range transportation system planning initiatives and funding support. Focuses on strategic plan implementation that supports a comprehensive approach to meeting the transportation needs of the county; oversees the development of transportation system plans, transit route planning, evaluating proposed service adjustments, and coordinating with key agencies. Work will include representing Palm Tran at Public hearings and meetings, advisory boards and committees, other governmental agencies, and the public. Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Transportation, Urban Planning, Engineering, Business, Public Administration or related field; plus, eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in transit planning; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience. Experience must include five (5) years in a senior management capacity. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Interested parties must submit an electronic application package prior to the closing date. 

The application package must include (at a minimum): Cover Letter, Resume and Application.

PREFERENCES:

  • Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or related field
  • American Institution of Certified Planners (AICP) certification