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Transit Director

Southwestern Community Services

~~Southwestern Community Services, Inc. (SCS) is one of five community action agencies throughout New Hampshire, and part of the larger network of 70 agencies in New England and nearly 900 agencies nationwide. We have been serving the needs of our citizens since 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson waged his “War on Poverty.” Over the years our programs have evolved and expanded to keep pace with the constantly changing needs of our citizens. We strive to stay in touch with the real needs of the people and find or develop programs that will best serve those needs. We have a diverse funding base ranging from federal to state and local governments, as well as private foundations and corporations.

 Part-Time Head Start employees receive a modified benefits package which includes, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Snow Days, Participation in a Retirement Plan

Responsible for directing and coordinating the overall operations of the SCS Transportation Program. The Transit Director ensures compliance with local, state, and federal funding sources and is responsible for assessing program capacity to meet the service demands of the community while also being a visionary for service planning.

Essential functions:
Supervises drivers and dispatcher/coordinators
• Responsible for all hiring decisions
• Responsible for training all staff in essential functions
• Coordinates DOT compliant D&A testing program
• Communicates with Fiscal around all aspects of program billing and budgets
• Formulates and administers program policies, procedures and performance standards
• Completes PaperSave billing and coding
• Attends Program Director meetings
• Communicates relevant information from meetings, trainings, and forums to program staff and supervisor
• Coordinates compliance reviews with funders and NHDOT
• Advocates for the needs of the program, staff and customers
• Maintains ongoing communication with the Chief Operating officer and notifies COO of any major updates as soon as possible
• Represents self, program, and agency in a positive manner
• Complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports for funders, and general compliance
• Completes a variety of annual grant applications and coordinates funding activities
• Ability to present to groups of stakeholders regarding program services and data
•Other duties, as assigned


Ability to work as a team member and interact with others in a professional and respectful manner
• Produces high quality work with few errors - detail orientated
• Effectively arranges goals, tasks, and projects to achieve success - prioritization
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Desired Qualifications:
3-5 years management experience in public transit operations
• BA/BS in related field or equivalent training and experience
• Supervisory experience of 3-5 years
• Excellent customer service skills
• Experience in management of federal grants and grant compliance
• Valid driver's license, (CDL license a plus) good driving record, and no criminal background
• Competent computer skills

How to Apply:

Please submit letter of interest, resume and 3 references to:

Beth Daniels

PO Box 603

Keene, NH 03431


SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Date Added: May 31, 2019

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