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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Job Opening: Transit Manager - Rio Metro Transit District

The Mid-Region Council of Governments / Rio Metro Regional Transit District seeks a professional to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to oversee and manage regional transit operations in the Valencia County Transportation office.  

Duties include participation in the planning and development of new or modified transit services, budgets and grant applications, marketing and outreach strategies, personnel development, emergency response and safety programs, and transit related community and economic development programs.  Directly supervises transit staff including bus drivers, administrative staff, dispatchers and other operation related positions.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  Qualifications include: Bachelors degree in public administration, business administration or other relevant field or 10 years experience in a transportation related field of which five must be in Public Transportation and 5 years of progressive supervisory experience.  No DWI convictions, and no moving violations within last 24-months.  Valid NM CDL, Class A or B driver’s license with passenger endorsement. Certifications in Defensive Driving, CPR, and First Aid highly desirable. Dispatch/Transit Operator positions are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration and are subject to drug and alcohol regulations including random drug and alcohol testing.

How to Apply

Employment pending a successful background check, CDL Physical and drug screen.  The MRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Mail or hand-deliver resume to: MRCOG, Attn:  Personnel, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM  87102 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018.  Late resumes will not be considered.

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