Chicago, IL Metra is a nationally recognized commuter rail system serving the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The system operates 242 stations on 11 rail lines and is the fourth busiest commuter rail system in the United States. Metra is seeking a progressive, innovative, experienced leader in commuter rail, freight, transit or comparable operation to serve as its next Chief Operating Officer - Deputy Executive Director, Operations. Reporting directly to the CEO/Executive Director, this position provides executive leadership over the departments of Engineering, Mechanical, Transportation and Safety and Environmental Compliance.
Starting salary range is $225,000 - $250,000 +/- depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package including pension, 401k and 457 deferred compensation options. Residency in the City of Chicago is not required. Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by December 18, 2020 to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243.
Metra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.