Transit Program Manager

Compensation: 50,000.00 - 75,000.00

General Description/Information

​Job Summary:

Top level position that determines and publicly advocates substantive program policy as required by the Federal Transit Administration and the State of AZ.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, financial management
  • Facilities development, safety, and civil rights compliance; data collection/analysis and reporting, project management, policy development, implementation and system planning


Preferred Qualifications:

College or University Degree in Public Administration, planning, economic, social sciences and/or related field; On the job experience of three to five years in public transit or transportation field


This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate’s motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

Additional Information

Candidates much apply directly on our state website by submitting a resume. Job req# is 497341