Transit Systems 2017-09-29 2017-11-03

General Manager

Company: Twin Transit View more listings
Location: Centralia, Washington
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 96689

Salary: $101,000 - $115,000

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments."

The Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area, also known as Twin Transit, is located in Lewis County, Washington, halfway between Seattle and Portland, Oregon, along Interstate 5. The area is ideally located to enjoy all the Pacific Northwest has to offer, including year round outdoor recreation and breathtaking landscapes with views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, and Mount St. Helens. Twin Transit’s headquarters and facilities are in the City of Centralia.

Twin Transit provides transit services in the cities of Centralia and Chehalis. The agency is governed by a three-member board of directors. Twin Transit operates four fixed bus routes, along with complementary paratransit service for persons with disabilities. The agency employs a staff of 28 and has a 2017 operating budget of $2,251,637.

Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Directors, the General Manager plans, organizes, leads, and ensures the overall safe and compliant delivery of public transit service to the community. The General Manager participates as the director of the leadership team in the overall administration of Twin Transit, supports and evaluates the performance of supervisory personnel, and performs other related work as needed, including Human Resources, Accounting, Procurement, Grant Management and Clerk of the Board duties. The General Manager must also maintain regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations governing municipal corporations and public transportation. The General Manager prepares the annual budget, capital improvement program and six-year transit development plan. Administrative responsibilities also include preparing and submitting the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report to the State Auditor’s Office.

A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Human Resources, Urban Planning, Accounting, Finance, or Business Management, and a minimum of four years of experience as a local government manager or supervisor is required. A master's degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and demonstrated experience in public transit is highly preferred. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Twin Transit is an equal opportunity employer. First review: November 5, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

Transit Job Listing - General Manager