Collier County is home to nearly 360,000 residents with a total area of 2,305 square miles; 1,998 square miles is land and 307 square miles is water. Collier County is the largest county in Florida by land area and fourth-largest by total area.
Collier Area Transit (CAT) operates under the supervision of the Collier County Division of Public Transit & Neighborhood Enhancement (PTNE) for the Collier County Public Service Department. CAT serves as the public transit provider for Collier County, serving the Naples, Marco Island, and Immokalee areas. It is the mission of CAT to provide safe, accessible and courteous public transportation services to the County’s population in a service area of over 1,500 square miles.
The Transit Manager reports to the Director of PTNE and has five direct reports plus management of two private transit operating contractors. The Transit System’s FY 2016-2017 budget is $6,382,000.
In evaluating applicants for this position the PTNE Director will be looking for candidates who are “hands on” managers, community-oriented, a leader with good inter-personal skills, a good public speaker and comfortable with fiscal matters.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a preferred major in Transportation, Urban Planning, Business Management, or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years of relevant experience.
The salary range for the position is $64,657 – $99,895 with starting salary expected to be within a range of $64,657 – $82,276 with an excellent fringe benefit package.
Please send a letter of interest and resume electronically by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on April 21, 2017, to W. D. Higginbotham, Jr., WDHiggin@mercergroupinc.com
For additional information contact W. D. Higginbotham, Jr., Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 727-214-8673 or visit: http://www.mercergroupincflorida.com/executive-recruiting