Transit Systems 2019-01-10 2019-02-14

General Manager

Company: Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation View more listings
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 110181

The Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation celebrated 50 years of service in 2017. The 1968 formation has led to a modern transit system that served 1.8 million passenger trips with a transit coach fleet of 54 vehicles, including 18 hybrid vehicles. The FWPTC is led by a seven-member Board of Directors and the General Manager. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors and oversees an exemplary organization of 120 team members.

Fort Wayne is home to over 313,000 citizens and the second largest city in Indiana. Fort Wayne is in the heart of the Midwest, less than three hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, and South Bend. It is home of the three professional sports team: Komets (hockey), Mad Ants (basketball), and TinCaps (baseball). The Children’s Zoo, Botanical Conservatory, and Science Central are proud community assets.

The position is open after the retirement of the incumbent. The Board of Directors is conducting a national search for the leader who will wish to serve Fort Wayne for a decade or longer. The economic development of Fort Wayne is striking. Major Employers include: Parkview Health, Lutheran Hospital, General Motors, and Lincoln Financial.

Fort Wayne PTC offers modern services including fare payment by mobile device, automatic vehicle location and customer information, hybrid transit coaches, and offers innovative community services for citizens with disabilities. The fixed routes served 5.3 million passenger miles, the demand response fleet served 0.7 million passenger miles (2017).

The Fort Wayne Cost of Living index is 83, housing costs are among the best investments. The Fort Wayne Community Schools include 50 schools, 4,000 staff, and 30,000 and is the largest in the state.

The search will match the leadership requirements of this award-winning transit system with a dedicated professional who looks forward to developing team members and helping build a better community through transit.

Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation offers a rewarding environment including salary of $95,000 to $140,000 and excellent fringe benefits. Please contact Robert T. Babbitt, PLLC at, or call 817.721.9554. The position is open until filled.

Transit Job Listing - General Manager