Transit Manager

Compensation: $69,297.28 - $95,592.02

General Description/Information

Under general supervision, the Transit Manager is responsible for planning, monitoring, and maintaining the City’s public transit system.


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Responsible for coordinating the planning and development of fixed-routes, demand-response, and transit assets (e.g., passenger shelters, transit centers, etc.) in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and other federal requirements.
  • Preparing and monitoring the transit program budget, participating in public outreach events. This class performs related duties as required.
  • Managing operations and maintenance contracts for transit facilities, coordinating lifecycle program for transit assets, maintaining transit asset inventory, developing and posting fixed-route bus detours as needed, reviewing materials for transit service changes, and coordinating material distribution.
  • Lead staff person to coordinate approval of transit service agreements, gather data for department performance measures, and respond to customer inquiries.
  • Participating in local and regional planning studies and projects for fixed-route bus and dial-a-ride programs.
  • Managing transit grants, interpreting data for department performance measures, lead staff person for maintaining transit web pages, and representing the City on regional transit committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise and review the work of assigned staff.


Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Transportation, Urban Studies, or a related field and considerable (3 - 5 years) experience in public transportation planning, operations, or administration.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Driver’s License.

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