Transit Systems 2021-06-07 2021-07-12

Planning Manager

Company: rabbittransit View more listings
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 132284

Pay: $75,000 - $85,000 Annually

Job Summary (Role in organization):
The position is critical in assisting Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority in meeting our mission of mobility. The impact of public transportation runs much deeper than a trip from point A to point B. We are the means for which people have access to experiences that alter their lives in meaningful ways. Our culture of innovation and stewardship champions that mission. This position is responsible for the planning and development of major transit projects and initiatives in addition to providing planning and guidance for transit corridor development studies. Responsible for developing new routes, service applications and developing fare policy recommendations. The position serves as a liaison between CPTA and local governments, other transit providers, and other public and civic groups as it relates to the essential duties and responsibilities.

Key/Reporting Relationship:
This position reports to Chief Operating Officer Harrisburg and serves as a member of senior staff. This position receives broad guidelines and sets priorities for self and staff. The Planners and Transit Analyst report to this position.

Some of the Essential knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Planning, Public Administration or a related field is required.

  • Five to seven years of experience in management, planning, and transit knowledge.

  • Strong computer and Microsoft applications software proficiency. Ability to work with specialty Transit software.

  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to gather and analyze data and understand the nature of the business; how initiatives will impact the strategic plan, financial resources, and human resources.

  • Ability to be detail oriented, ensure accuracy, and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to manage major project initiatives.

Certificates and Licenses Required:
Must possess valid motor vehicle operator's license that is not under suspension or revocation, and possess current automobile insurance coverage.


The Authority is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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