Planning Program Manager 1

Compensation: 60,000.00-75,000.00 Annually

General Description/Information

‚ÄčThe Planning Program Manager 1 determines and publicly advocates substantive program policy as required by the Federal Transit Administration and the State of Arizona. Responsible for all aspects of federal and state transit grant management.


  • Responsible for the administration and oversight of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant funds awarded to a number of transit systems (grantees) throughout the state
  • Ensure federal regulatory compliance; provide technical assistance and training in a variety of areas including procurement and financial management.
  • Facilities development, safety, and civil rights compliance; data collection/analysis and reporting, project management, policy development, implementation and system planning.


Knowledge of:

  • State statutes, various state/federal regulations regarding transit (planning), public involvement.

Skill in:

  • Communication - verbal, written and presentations.
  • Budget/expenditure analysis.

Ability to:

  • Maintain effective working relationships with others.