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DIRECTOR - RED LAKE NATION TRANSIT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

DIRECTOR

RED LAKE NATION TRANSIT

OPEN: MAY 7, 2018

CLOSING: MAY 24, 2018 @ 3:00 P.M.

SUMMARY:

The Director has primary responsibility for the day-to-day management and supervision of staff and operations of the Transit. Reports to Executive Administrator, full-time position, with benefits, salary; DOQ.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

• Prepare grant applications to ensure ongoing financial support for the program

• Negotiate contracts with funding sources for all Federal, State, and County funds

• Negotiate with vendors on bids for vehicles, equipment repairs, maintenance and warranties

• Apply for all refunds and fuel tax reimbursements

• Maintain proper records for budgeting, statistical computation, audits, and reports

• Monitor program revenues and expenditures monthly to ensure fiscal integrity of the program

• Submit reports to funding sources; Tribal Council, Planning Department, etc. in a timely manner

• Research and provide opportunities for program budget increases to expand services

• Maintain compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, and requirements for the program

• Prepare and distribute publicity and information to the news media, employees, and general public

• Evaluate and coordinate monthly bus schedules, special trips, maintenance, and repairs

• Coordinate with other transit providers

• Prepare brochures and other promotional items

• Handle inquiries, complaints, and answer questions concerning the program

• Prepare and coordinate mileage and rate schedules

• Supervise drivers and dispatchers on a daily basis

• Schedule and provide training for drivers and dispatchers as needed

• Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

• An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited public college/university

• Three (3) year experience in Transportation Management

• Administrative experience in program planning, budget control, and personnel management

• Skills using computer software other then or beyond basic word processing

• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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