The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) is currently seeking an experienced, strategic transportation professional to serve as the General Manager.
As TriMet’s chief executive officer, the General Manager has the full authority for leading and directing the administration and operation of TriMet, overseeing safety and security, customer experience, system development, maintenance, community, government and corporate relations, business strategy, and short and long range financial planning. TriMet’s General Manager is responsible for implementing Board policy and setting the strategic direction of the District in line with community goals and needs and leads and collaborates closely with the executive team to operationalize that strategy. Additionally, the General Manager will build a culture of safety and customer service through effective leadership and role modeling.
To obtain the full position description or to submit a cover letter or resume, please reach out to Gregg Moser, Principal at K&A, at email@example.com.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible general management experience in a private or public environment of similar complexity to TriMet to include a minimum of ten years directing senior-level staff involved with daily operations and administration functions. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required and an advanced degree in management or other professional certification is highly desired. An equivalent combination of related higher education and experience may be considered.
TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services in the Portland, Oregon, metro area. We connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and reducing air pollution — making the Portland area a better place to live.