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Title: Maintenance & Facilities Manager
Company: Grant Transit Authority
Location: Moses Lake, Washington
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 155978
Salary: $82,763 - $134,264

Grant Transit Authority (GTA) is a Public Transportation Benefit Area located in Grant County, Washington, covering the entire county. Being centrally located in the state, majestic mountains, shopping and numerous attractions are just a short drive away. Grant County is a leading agricultural and manufacturing area, and continues to experience tremendous growth, within family-friendly communities and small-town atmospheres. The county’s 95,000 residents enjoy 300 days of sunshine each year, more than 140 lakes and reservoirs, world-class fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, bird and wildlife watching, boating and water sports, and many spectacular golf courses. GTA is headquartered in the city of Moses Lake, which is the county’s largest city. The main attraction in Moses Lake is the lake that shares the city's name and many visitors come to enjoy water sports activities. The lake has 120 miles of shoreline, covering 6,500 acres, and is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the state.

Grant Transit Authority operates under the direction of a ten-member board of directors on a 2024 budget of $7 million and employs forty-two (42) individuals to support and provide Fixed-Route, Paratransit/Demand Response and Vanpool services throughout Grant County. With a total service area of 2,791 square miles, GTA fixed-route service operates over 1 million miles per year. GTA operates out of three locations, which include the Ephrata Transportation Center in Ephrata, an Operation’s Base in Moses Lake, and a Multimodal Transit Center in Moses Lake.

Under the General Manager’s direction, the Maintenance & Facilities Manager plans, organizes, manages, controls and evaluates the Maintenance & Facilities Department. The Manager is responsible for the overall management of preventative maintenance, routine servicing and major repairs of all fleet vehicles and GTA facilities. This position also provides direction, guidance and oversight within areas of responsibility for the development, implementation, planning and forecasting of maintenance and facility services, systems, procedures, programs, budget and policies. The Maintenance & Facilities Manager oversees the security and quality control within areas of responsibility, and assures the timely and effective training, leadership, supervision and performance evaluation of departmental personnel.

Education & Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience desired, with repair and maintenance experience, including gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles in a transit-related environment is required. A high school diploma and/or equivalent, with technical training or college education in management or leadership, construction management or automotive/diesel technology desired but not required. Acceptable and verifiable performance and work history, with relevant leadership and decision-making skills will be required.

Benefits include: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/AD&D/LTD. Public Employees Retirement System. Paid time off, including paid holidays.

For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Grant Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by June 2, 2024. (Applications reviewed as submitted. Open until filled.)

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