Transit Systems 2021-07-19 2021-08-23

Director of Rail Transportation

Company: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) View more listings
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 133109

MARTA is the 9th largest transit system in the U.S. and North America that provides bus and rail services. MARTA’s service population is 1.65 million in the city of Atlanta, Fulton, DeKalb, & Clayton Counties.


  • Directs work programs for the Office of Rail Transportation, including labor responsibilities for all represented and non-represented personnel within the Office.

  • Directs and coordinates the operating functions of the Office of Rail Transportation to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the rapid rail service.

  • Plans, develops, and oversees implementation of long-and-short range strategies and programs for the Office to support the Authority’s and Department’s goals, objectives and strategic plan.

  • Develops and submits for approval operating and capital budgets for the office.

  • Reviews managers’ budgets and manages within the approved budget.

  • Ensures coordination and cooperation between the Office and all other MARTA work units. Makes recommendations and presentations to the Board of Directors on mutterers pertaining to the Office.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Transportation, Engineering, or a related field. Must have at least ten years of professional level experience in transportation services for a medium to large transit organization; five of those years must have been in rail transportation services. A minimum of three years at the management level is required. Must have broad knowledge of budget management, administration, and human relations. In lieu of a degree, directly related management experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly or indirectly supervises managers, professional, and administrative employees assigned to the Office of Rail Transportation. Primary duty is the management of an Office of the Authority. Interviews, hires and develops subordinate personnel; sets standards and evaluates performance of employees; provides feedback, coaches, disciplines and discharges as appropriate.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at MARTA Careers: and/or email your resume to: Montressa Lane @

Transit Job Listing - Director of Rail Transportation