Deputy Director for Transportation Operations and Planning for Yolo County Transportation District

Yolo County Transportation District

Are you an energetic, forward-thinking senior professional in the field of transit operations looking for a high-level leadership role? Do you thrive in leading organizational change to meet the changing needs of travelers? Do you have a proven track record in long-range transit planning? If so, Yolo County Transportation District (District) welcomes your application for Deputy Director for Transit Operations and Planning.

The Deputy Director for Transit Operations and Planning is responsible for providing a safe and efficient transportation system by planning, organizing, and directing transit operations and a service planning team. The service planning team is comprised of four professional planners overseeing a turnkey contract operations team of approximately 100 bus operators, mechanics, dispatchers, and managers. The position works collaboratively with neighboring transit providers and regional planning agencies to coordinate services and enhance regional connectivity.

The Deputy Director for Transit Operations and Planning reports to the Executive Director and plays a pivotal role in the District’s success by providing day-to-day management oversight for all transit services. The position is responsible for overseeing the contract for bus, ADA paratransit, and microtransit operations, implementing service changes, and overseeing long-range planning. This position is also responsible for managing the District’s transit fleet, which currently includes 70 vehicles.

Regional Government Services and its staff is conducting this recruitment on behalf of Yolo County Transportation District.

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Supplemental Information
A competitive benefits package including CalPERS retirement (2% @ 55 for Classic tier and 2% @ 62 under 2013 PEPRA) and employer/employee paid medical, dental, vision; voluntary deferred compensation; and paid vacation, administrative leave, sick leave, and holidays.

Application Process and Selection Procedure:
The deadline to apply is June 15, 2022 before 11:59 PM PST.

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Qualified candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest and a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application.

Each candidate’s background will be evaluated on the basis of information submitted at the time of application, and qualified candidates will participate in a preliminary remote interview. The most-qualified candidates from the remote interview will be invited to a hiring interview for consideration for final selection.

Neither Regional Government Services nor the District are responsible for failure of internet forms or email transmission in submitting your application. Candidates who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise RGS by emailing

Yolo County Transportation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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