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Vice President, Fleet and Facilities Maintenance

VIA Metropolitan Transit (San Antonio TX)

How would you like to live in a state with no income tax, in an affordable city that U.S. News & World Report ranked in its top 25 out of 100 best places to live for 2017? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by VIA Metropolitan Transit to recruit the agency’s next Vice President, Fleet and Facilities Maintenance. VIA provides San Antonio and surrounding communities with bus and paratransit services. With local support, a strong financial position (a AAA bond rating), and excellent growth potential (Mayor Nirenberg has prioritized the development a more robust public transportation system), VIA is at an exciting point in its history, and this position will play a key role in its future. Reporting to VIA’s Deputy CEO, the winning candidate will oversee VIA’s Vehicle Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance departments, ensuring that VIA’s fleet of over 500 buses as well as vans, and support vehicles operate at peak performance and that its operating and customer facilities are maintained in a state-of-good-repair. Among others, responsibilities will include directing operational functions; implementing and monitoring policies to ensure consistency with good business practices and federal, state, and local requirements; implementing controls to ensure compliance with agency goals, budgets, and standards; analyzing operations and monitoring performance; identifying and solving problems; developing and evaluating contract scopes and vendor proposals; and evaluating the work of consultants, contract personnel, and vendors. The ideal candidate will be energetic, responsive, collaborative, and interested in emerging technologies; have knowledge of and experience with large-scale CNG vehicle and filling-station operations and maintenance (highly desirable); have ten-plus progressive years of directly related mass transit experience, five-plus in fleet maintenance management; and have a Bachelor’s in a related field.  (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.) This is an excellent opportunity with a progressive agency that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. VIA values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

To be considered, go to https://jobs.kl2connects.com, select the Vice President, Fleet and Facilities Maintenance listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary history, and 4-5 professional references. If you have additional questions contact Jeff Popovich at jeff@kl2connects.com.