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Title: Operations Manager
Company: Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)
Location: Petaluma, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 115321
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), the Bay Area’s newest transit system, seeks an experienced rail Operations Manager to oversee the daily operations and maintenance of the SMART commuter rail system. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of providing safe, reliable, passenger rail service with a customer focus.

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Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed, normally:
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, transportation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

  • Six (6) years professional experience in managing and directing complex railroad and/or rail transit operations and maintenance that includes four (4) years of supervisory, budgetary and management experience.

  • Additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.

  • Up to two years of college or university graduate study leading to an advanced degree in one of the fields noted above may be substituted for part of the required experience.

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within sixty days of employment.

Other Qualifications
  • Experience in a public agency desired.

  • Familiarity with Federal Railroad Administration regulations and reporting requirements.

Annual Salary: $180,540 - $219,461

SMART is an equal opportunity employer.

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