Aug 15, 2022

Director, Community & Contract Bus Services

  • Sacramento Regional Transit District
  • 1400 29th Street, Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $121,308 - $169,788 yearly
Full time Management Transportation

Job Description

SALARY: $121,308.00 - $169,788.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT:  Community Bus Services

OPENING DATE: 8/15/2022

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External







DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.


The purpose of this position is to manage and direct the activities of the Community Bus Services, Microtransit and Contract Bus Service departments and to fully support the goals and objectives of both the Operations Division and SacRT. This is accomplished by supervising staff, preparing and monitoring the department(s) budget, developing and managing programs, policies, and procedures, directing the provisions of Demand Response service, developing service integration and optimization plans, coordinating vehicle maintenance, monitoring facility condition and needs, assisting in procuring new buses, interpreting and administering union contracts and providing field customer service. Other duties include responding to, containing, and managing emergency situations, participating in SacRT and department training opportunities and programs, completing special projects, representing the department at community meetings and acting as a resource base to other departments, executive management, and outside agencies as requested/directed.




Under administrative direction, plans, directs, manages and implements the  operations, services and functions of the CBS, Microtransit, and Contract Services within the SacRT Transit Operations Division including the daily oversight of operations, adherence to budget, performance, and safety; participates in the analysis, strategic planning and design direction for future growth of these types of service in terms in additional service with coordination for capital improvements, with an emphasis on economy and operability.


Provides leadership direction to staff; coordinates and/or provides developmental work plan, training, advice and counsel for staff; manages employee relations and takes appropriate corrective action, manages workflow and prioritization of projects and measures the performance of the Department and all related staff.


Provides day to day policy direction, agreement, enforcement, and provides clarity in all SacRT related matters; implements safety and emergency management plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), audits, review and training; interfaces with Fire Departments; insure necessary testing and documentation for Certification of Occupancy; identifies cost saving areas for efficiencies; provides input to stakeholders on operations review, management and administration performances, timeliness and safety practices.


Directs and implements event services; meets with contractors/partners regarding operational issues; plans and coordinates direct command, control and communications for emergency/crisis which is 24/7 and interruption of service and of service restoration.


Develops,  implements, and manages programs, policies, and procedures by setting annual goals and standards, measuring and reporting monthly progress, reviewing existing department policies and procedures, and developing needed plans and procedures for improvements.





A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. SacRT reserves the right to determine the equivalences of education and experience.


Formal Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management or a related field.


Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in public transportation, with four (4) years of experience in a bus operations, paratransit operations, microtransit operations, or maintenance environments and three (3) years of supervisory experience.


Certification & Other Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain a CA Class C driver's license. Obtain and maintain National Incident Management System (NIMS) training.


Proof of required education beyond high school such as college transcripts, diplomas, licenses and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.


Candidates must submit an official DMV printout at time of application, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.





The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application and supplemental questionnaire is required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at our website at


A completed employment application, proof of education and official DMV printout, as outlined above, must be submitted online. This position will remain open until filled. SacRT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.


SacRT has a stand alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.


SacRT is an Equal Opportunity EOE Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.


This position falls under Management and Confidential Employee Group (MCEG).