As TriMet’s chief executive officer reporting to a seven-member Board of Directors (Board) appointed by the Governor of Oregon, the General Manager has the full authority for leading and directing the administration and operation of the Tri- County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (District), as authorized by Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 267.140.
TriMet’s General Manager has both internal and external facing responsibilities, which include overseeing safety and security, the customer experience, system development and operations, maintenance, community, government and corporate relations, business strategy, and short and long range strategic and 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.
Most importantly, the General Manager builds a culture of safety and customer service through effective leadership and role modeling. The General Manager Implements practices that show safety and customer service are fundamental to all aspects of the District’s operations.
Equity is a fundamental value. The General Manager is also responsible for leading and directing a diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce that promotes diversity, inclusion and equity in all operations and the communities served.
The District’s General Manager shall:
Innovative and Visionary Executive Leadership
Alignment with Federal, State and Local Standards
Partnerships and Community Relations
Culture of Safety and Security
Skills and Attributes:
The successful candidate will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible general management experience in a private or public environment of similar complexity to TriMet to include a minimum of ten (l0) 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 substituted for these stated minimums qualifications excluding High School Diploma, GED, Licenses, or Certifications.
Interested parties should contact Gregg Moser, Principal at K&A, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a cover letter and resume or to obtain additional information.
THOSE CANDIDATES WHO WISH TO APPLY AND KEEP THEIR INFORMATION CONFIDENTIAL, MUST RESPOND AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSE IN THEIR APPLICATION.
TriMet is a public body subject to Oregon law regarding the disclosure of public records. To the greatest extent permitted by law, TriMet will respect an applicant’s request for confidentiality and only disclose confidential information if ordered to do so. If you are selected as a final candidate, prior to final appointment by the Board of Directors, your name may be publicly disclosed. Please complete the following questions regarding your preferences for confidentiality:
YES ? NO ? - I am submitting this application with the understanding that TriMet will keep any and all aspects of my application, including my name, confidential and will only disclose any aspect of my application if ordered to do so or if I become a final candidate. I would not submit this application without this pledge of confidentiality from TriMet.
YES ? NO ? - I oppose disclosure of any and all aspects of my application, including my name unless and until I become a final candidate because of the following:
? Disclosure would harm my current employment relationship
? Disclosure would cause some other significant harm to me (identify harm here or in a supplemental document) _______________________
If you need accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process, contact our Human Resources staff at 503-962-7505, or the TTY line at 711. Note that we require a minimum of two workdays' notice prior to the need for accommodation.
TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.