City of La Crosse is seeking to hire a dynamic Transit Manager to plan, direct and manage the operation and development of the La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility, consisting of a 20 bus fleet. Under the support of the Mayor and Common Council, the preferred candidate shall have a vision for growth and the ability to take a sound transit system to a higher level. The Transit Manager is considered a City executive, and performs administrative level responsibilities. Position is appointed by the Transit Utility Board.

Successful candidate shall have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field with five years transit operations experience; or combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. In addition, three to five years of public transit supervisory experience required. Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement required within 30 days of hire. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office. Knowledge of DOT regulations.

Salary range for this exempt, management position is: $80,088.47 - $105,048.13 (salary commensurate with qualifications). The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical benefit plan, Wisconsin Retirement Plan, deferred compensation, life insurance, income continuation insurance, voluntary dental and vision plan, paid holidays, vacations and sick leave.

Selected candidate is subject to background check and post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. The City of La Crosse supports attaining a representative workforce and workplace equity. Applications accepted until filled. To be considered please submit a resume and completed City of La Crosse employment application to:

City of La Crosse Human Resources
400 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 789-7595

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

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