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Transit Director

Southwestern Community Services

Our Vision Southwestern Community Services seeks to create and support a climate within the communities of southwestern New Hampshire wherein poverty is never accepted as a chronic or permanent condition of any person’s life.

Our Mission SCS strives to empower low-income people and families. With dignity and respect, SCS will provide direct assistance, reduce stressors, and advocate for such persons and families as they lift themselves toward self-sufficiency. In partnership and in close collaboration with local communities, SCS will provide leadership and support to develop resources, programs, and services to further aid this population.

OUR ORGANIZATION

Southwestern Community Services (SCS), one of New Hampshire’s five community action agencies, has served the needs of Cheshire and Sullivan County citizens since 1965. SCS is a tax-exempt non-profit organization whose vision is to create and support a climate where poverty is never accepted as a chronic or permanent condition of any person’s life. SCS works to maintain awareness of the needs of the people in our communities. We provide a comprehensive range of services and advocacy programs—from housing to nutrition to education and more. Our programs are designed to have a measurable impact on poverty by covering the needs of children, families, and the elderly.

SCS offers competitive benefits including:  12 paid holidays; an hour paid-lunch, paid time off; health, dental, vision, life, and short-term/long-term insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and ongoing professional development. Visit www.scshelps.org for the complete job description and printable SCS application.

SCS requires face coverings and full vaccination from COVID-19.

SCS is an EOE & a partner of the United Way


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.

Requirements:
  • 3-5 years management experience and/or transportation experience
  • BA/BS in related field or equivalent training and experience
  • 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
  • Excellent customer services skills
Responsibilities:
  • 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 senior leadership team
  • Represents self, program, and agency in a positive manner
  • Completes 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
How to Apply:

Please send resume with cover letter to:

 

Beth Daniels, Chief Executive Officer
Southwestern Community Services

PO Box 603

Keene, NH 03431

bdaniels@scshelps.org

Email submission is preferred. No phone calls please.

 

SCS is an EOE and a Partner of the United Way

Salary Range:

$52,000/annual

Job Location:

Claremont

Date Added: May 4, 2022

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