Transit Systems 2023-01-24 2023-02-28

Director of Capital and Facilities

Transit Authority of River City
Louisville, Kentucky

Job ID: 147440
Job Status: Full-time

The Director of Capital and Facilities under direction from the Executive Director is responsible for agency wide capital programs and associated assets and facilities. The position will manage grant applications and develop short to long term capital programs with associated funding requirements. This position will work to achieve TARC’s mission and strategic outcomes. The position is responsible for meeting or exceeding all TARC policies and procedures and to meet all local, state and federal regulations.


  • Direct and manage agency-wide programs and projects especially those related to capital, facilities and assets
  • Support and work in conjunction with Maintenance department to ensure TARC’s facilities are kept in a state of good repair; Support efforts to make assets and facilities user friendly and highly accessible
  • Coordinate mid to long term planning with capital projects and asset planning with annual budgets and strategic plans
  • Oversee and manage architectural, engineering and environmental plans, regulatory requirements and projects
  • Oversee and coordinate strategic outcomes using both quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision making with regard to future purchase and grants
  • Direct support on capital projects and plans as related to infrastructure, capital and corridor projects, and capital investment grants, corridor projects
  • Draft and develop grant applications, reports, written and other visual materials to support capital planning and programming efforts
  • Represent TARC at external meetings and community events
  • Manage and supervise team members; Support departmental reviews and employee performance evaluations in accordance with TARC Employee Handbook and/or Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Oversee and develop annual departmental budget and departmental training needs
  • Perform other job-related duties as requested

  • Bachelor's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Transportation, or related field; or a combination of education and experience.
  • Seven (7) or more years progressive experience; public transportation and related grants experience is highly preferred.
  • Pass a physical (medical) examination that includes a drug screen in order to operate TARC non-revenue vehicles.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment and work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • High degree of computer skills and high degree of familiarity with office software applications and office equipment.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • High level of initiative and work well in a team environment.
  • Substantial interpersonal skills to effectively and sensitively communicate with all levels of supervisory and non-supervisory employees, Board of Directors, contractors, vendors, government entities, the community, and others inside or outside of TARC.
Note: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the above stated minimums excluding High School Diploma, GED, Licenses, or Certifications.

Much of the work is performed in a moderately noisy office setting, with frequent interruptions and a varied work day. Work may require some level of mobility including lifting or moving materials. The Employee will be exposed to dust, orders, diesel fumes and/or airborne particles.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.

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