Director of Transportation

City of Chillicothe, Ohio

This is a Full-time position in 35 S Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 posted October 2, 2017.


This is a professional management-level position responsible for the overall administration, operation & growth of the Chillicothe Transit System (CTS). CTS currently operates on a $4.3 mil budget; fixed routes, paratransit services, county routes & contract services with a fleet of twenty-six vehicles. Responsibilities include: Fund development & promotion of the Chillicothe Transit System; compliance to regulatory requirements of the Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Ohio Department of Job & Family Services and other regulatory agencies; preparation and management departmental budget; supervision, evaluation and professional development of department staff.

This position is non-classified and is appointed by and reports directly to the Mayor.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related business/management field; five (5) years of practical related experience or combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills & abilities
  • Experience in grant writing and/or grant management
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills including written, oral and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, decision making skills
  • Valid driver’s license & evidence of insurability

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in Labor Relations and managing public/collective bargaining employees including effective managerial practices and methods (preferred)
  • Experience in Public Transportation or knowledge of ODOT regulations
  • Experience in strategic planning, development, performance & data tracking
  • Commercial Driver’s License with a Passenger Endorsement is a plus


Resumes will be accepted thru Friday, October 27, 2017 by email or by U.S. mail to:

Tamra Lowe, Director of Human Resources

City of Chillicothe

35 S. Paint Street

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

How to Apply

Tamra Lowe, Director of Human Resources City of Chillicothe 35 S. Paint Street Chillicothe, Ohio 45601