City of Topeka
Company: Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
Job Title: General Manager
The Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority is seeking a General Manager to oversee all functions of the public transit agency with an annual operating budget of $10 million and 98 employees. The General Manager will provide overall leadership and management while adhering to the policies and directions of the Board of Directors, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Planning, Transportation, or related field preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Five (5) years of experience in a senior-management position is required. Candidate should demonstrate the ability to lead effectively and to direct subordinate management and support staff and develop public support for the agency. Candidate should demonstrate experience in budget development and administration, grant application and administration, project planning and management, labor relations, and contract development. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills, and a valid driver’s license. Occasional travel may be required.
SALARY RANGE: $90,000-$140,000
Topeka Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.