Transit Systems 2021-11-22 2021-12-27

Chief Executive Officer

Company: Valley Metro View more listings
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 137080

Maricopa County is the fourth largest and fastest growing county in the nation. Home to some of the nation’s best national parks, beautiful desert views, numerous golf courses, professional sports, other outdoor recreational activities, economic growth, and more, Maricopa County is a great destination for families and young professionals, providing unforgettable experiences across the region.

Valley Metro offers robust bus services throughout the region and renowned light rail services to downtown Phoenix. Across Maricopa County, each city offers unique nightlife, entertainment, neighborhoods, art, culture, and recreation.

Whatever your destination across Maricopa County, Valley Metro connects residents and visitors alike with exciting new adventures and experiences. From the scenic views to the bustling night life, arts, sports, and outdoor activities, Maricopa County is a great place to live, explore, and enjoy.

Known as the “Valley of the Sun”, Maricopa County has been ranked in the top 40 best places to live in the United States because of its relatively low cost of living, strong job market, international airport that offers robust air service across the globe, its variety of activities and of course its warm weather and sun.

The CEO will work collaboratively with the Boards of Directors and all Valley Metro employees to further the agency’s goal of providing customers with a safe, efficient, and reliable total transit network. The CEO will foster a performance-driven, team-oriented environment and encourage innovation within the organization to provide high quality customer service to its riders.

Valley Metro is a leader in connecting communities and building a vibrant, sustainable region and The CEO will represent Valley Metro, serving as a crucial community partner to Maricopa County.

Valley Metro seeks an experienced, strategic, and innovative executive to lead Greater Phoenix’sMaricopa County’s regional transit agency as CEO. The CEO will provide leadership, vision, and direction to the management team and staff to work toward and achieve current and long-range goals and objectives. The position requires an individual with proven abilities in operations, multi-modal planning and programming, finance and budget, government relations, and more, in order to be successful at leading an agency of Valley Metro’s size and complexity.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, ingenuity, and be capable of building strong partnerships with the community and stakeholders to further the agency’s goals, increase accessibility and regional access, and implement innovative solutions. The CEO serves as the face of Valley Metro, promoting its services, brand, and image to the community in order to increase ridership and serve the entire region effectively.

Those who apply should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferred) in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field

  • Ten (10) or more years of executive level management experience in the public or private sector

  • Executive Level transit management experience with a regional transportation agency An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the duties associated with this position will be considered.

For more information, to obtain the full position description, or to submit a cover letter and resume, please contact Gregg Moser,

Transit Job Listing - Chief Executive Officer