Valley Metro is seeking a Deputy Chief of Road Vehicle Fleet to assist in executing Valley Metro's mission to connect communities and enhance lives while planning, designing, building and operating a multi-modal transportation system.
This is an opportunity to join one of the nation's largest and most innovative transit system.
The Deputy Chief of Road Vehicle Fleet reports to the Chief Maintenance Officer (CMO) and holds the responsibility for effectively managing, directing, coordinating and supervising staff and all activities related to the maintenance of agency vehicles (bus and paratransit services), support equipment and other assets. The Deputy Chief works in partnership with the Deputy Chief of Bus and Paratransit Operations to strategize, plan and deliver consistent, reliable, comfortable and convenient service through staff supervision and effective management of vehicle and facilities maintenance and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in mechanical or technical engineering, or a related field
A minimum of five years of managerial experience directing, planning, and overseeing vehicle fleet maintenance activities and associated programs.
Directly related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
Program management experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and State Safety Oversight (SSO) related activities in support of vehicle maintenance for transit and non-revenue fleet vehicles is desirable.
Experience in the management and oversight of transit asset management processes is desirable.
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license and safe driving record and maintain insurability.
To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please complete the online application and attach your resume.
Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority RPTA) provides both Bus and Light Rail transportation services for the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Highlights of Valley Metro services include:
*First ever light rail system in Phoenix, Arizona. Began service in 2008.
*Local, Express and RAPID commuter bus service
*Online carpool matching system
*Assistance to local businesses to help them meet the Maricopa County trip reduction goals through alternative modes of transportation (bus, carpool, vanpool, bike, telework, etc.)