The City of Grand Haven, in conjunction with Harbor Transit Multi Modal Transportation System, is seeking an individual to serve as our Transportation Director.   The successful candidate will oversee our demand response bus system covering five municipalities and 55 square miles, manage our trolley program for special event rentals and perform contract administration over the Grand Haven Memorial Airport.  Our current staff includes 17 full time, 52 part time and 3 seasonal employees.  The Transportation Director reports to the Harbor Transit Multi Modal Transportation System Board of Directors which meets bimonthly.  Overall responsibilities include financial management (budget ad capital expenditures), long range strategic planning, personnel management, buildings and fleet maintenance and transit system technology.

A Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, or a related field is required.  Several years’ experience in overall management and coordination is necessary as well as proven supervisory skills.  Experience in researching, developing, and administering complex departmental budgets, contracts, and grants for State and Federal budgets is preferred.  Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations regarding municipal public transportation services and the ability to coordinate and implement complex policies and standards is also desired.

Applications and a complete job description are available at City Hall.  Please submit your resume and three professional references along with a completed application to Human Resources, Grand Haven City Hall, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven MI 49417.  The salary is commensurate with experience and education.  Position is open until filled.  


Equal Opportunity Employer

Drug Free Work Place

Position posted:  February 1, 2017

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