Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Santa Cruz, California

Executive Director
Salary: $216,200 to $301,859
First resume review: Monday, April 29, 2024.

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is seeking an Executive Director.

Under general direction of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), the Executive Director directs and administers the provisions of the Transportation Development Act and State and federal grant programs; interprets, applies, and implements federal, State and regional laws and regulations regarding the use of funds and programmatic requirements; develops goals, objectives, policy recommendations, and department work plans to implement the RTCís policy objectives; prepares and/or directs the preparation of staff reports, staff recommendations, and/or commission agenda materials for all RTC meetings, public hearings, and other RTC committee or task force meetings; coordinates and serves as the RTCís primary liaison with local, regional, State and federal agencies and public officials; interprets, analyzes, applies, and advises the RTC on all laws and regulations regarding regional transportation planning, transportation funding, allocation of funds, and programmatic requirements related to all aspects for regional transportation; develops, supervises, and implements the RTCís budget, fund management, audits, purchasing, and accounting activities; negotiates, implements and manages consultant contracts on behalf of the RTC; reviews and responds to land use proposals.

Given the issues and priorities facing SCCRTC, the new Executive Director must be a results-oriented leader with excellent communication skills, who enjoys facilitating change and working to develop relationships and build consensus.

Education and Experience:
The ideal candidate is a proven, capable executive with an outstanding track record of integrity. Typical candidates include chief executives or assistants in transportation and/or planning agencies, as well as other government and private sector executives who have both the experience and a passion for transportation. A Bachelorís degree in planning, engineering, transportation, public policy, or a related field is expected. An advanced degree and experience in the California transportation planning community are desirable.

To learn more and to apply, please go to:

For further information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3126

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission website:

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is an equal opportunity employer.