Overview

The City of Idaho Falls is accepting applications for a Transit Coordinator.  This position, under general supervision of the Public Works Director, provides technical and administrative support for City transit programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Oversees and coordinates City transit services and operations; ensures the provision of safe, reliable, and comfortable transportation to City residents.

Prepares grant applications, quarterly reports, budget revisions, and amendments.

Oversees compliance with all FTA regulations and guidance; includes requirements for financial management oversight, satisfactory continuing control, procurement, public participation and drug/alcohol testing.

Assists in the management of the bus and shelter advertising program; coordinates with City’s marketing partner to maximize advertising revenues for the City.

Coordinates with local and regional agencies on transit-related matters; participates in planning meetings as directed.

Assists in the maintenance of the transit system website.

Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  1. Graduation from high school or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field preferred;  AND  B. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience preferred; OR  C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of transit operations; Federal and State funding and reporting requirements, including grant compliance.

Knowledge of processes for administering departmental budgets.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; maintain effective working relationships; respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the public; read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; and effectively present information and respond to questions from group of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to research, interpret and follow federal regulations and Federal, State and local laws.  Prepare clear, concise and complete technical documents, reports, correspondence and other written materials.  Conduct administrative functions to support departmental operations.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Please apply online at www.idahofallsidaho.gov