Eastern Sierra Transit Authority Bishop, California
Executive Director Annual salary range: $85,000 - $105,000 Application Deadline: Open until filled. The first review of resumes will take place on Friday, March 2, 2018.
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA), located in the remote, beautiful high-desert and alpine environments of California, is seeking a hands-on leader to serve as its next Executive Director. Under the direction of the eight-member Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads and directs the organization, which boasts healthy finances and an interesting, diverse service offering. ESTA has a budget of $5.7 million and 11 office staff with 65 drivers.
ESTA is seeking a visionary leader who has the desire to manage all aspects of the organization. Skills in personnel management and grant writing are key and desirable traits include creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. A proactive professional who takes initiative would be well suited to lead this evolving agency. The ideal candidate will possess four to five years of experience in managing a public transportation system, or similar function. A Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, transportation, planning, engineering, or a related field is preferred and a Master’s degree is desirable.
To be considered, submit your resume (including dates of employment plus staff and budgets managed), cover letter, the names of six work-related references (two each current or former supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=308
For more information contact:
Pam Derby Josh Jones CPS HR Consulting 916-263-1401
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