Transit Systems 2019-06-07 2019-07-12

Chief Transportation Officer

Company: Kansas City Area Transportation Authority View more listings
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 113869

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is seeking a highly motivated experienced transit senior leader to serve as the CHIEF TRANSPORTATION OFFICER who will be responsible for leading the Transportation Division of approximately 550 employees and a $30 million dollar budget. The Chief Transportation Officer impacts the KCATA's organizational success by providing oversight of the day-to-day transit functions; guiding long-term decisions regarding the provision of public transportation with insight into operational/functional impacts; effectively managing the operating resources and capital assets while providing safe, efficient, and reliable transit services throughout the Kansas City Metro Region.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration, Transportation or related field or a combination of education, training, and experience; and ten (10) years progressive management experience in transit transportation with at least five (5) years of this experience at the executive and/or senior management level to include demonstrated success in overseeing fixed route operations in a union environment.


  • Competitive Benefits – See job announcement at for details.

  • The annual starting salary range is $108,270 to $162,410 (commensurate pay based on experience).

  • Relocation package offered.

How to Apply
This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed the 1st week of each month. Application materials should include a current resume, a letter of interest and the application. Visit our website at to view the complete job description and follow the instructions to apply for job vacancies.

Transit Job Listing - Chief Transportation Officer