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Transit Director

Burke County

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The Burke County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Transit Director. The director will oversee the operation of the rural transportation system within Burke County. This position is responsible for tasks such as developing and monitoring budgets, preparing and administering grants, policy development, public outreach, procurement, and developing contracts related to human services and rural public transit programs. The position is also responsible for preparing program invoices and reimbursement requests for the appropriate state agency and monitoring the fiscal and programmatic performance of service providers for Burke Transit.

The Transit Program Director at a minimum must have a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business, administration, or a related field from an accredited college, and five years of experience in managing budgets, grants, and contractors. Experience in public or human services transportation is a plus. Additional experience may be substituted for educational qualifications to the extent it provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities, required to fulfill the duties described above.

Resumes and applications will be accepted through December 4, 2020.  They can be mailed to Merv Waldrop, County Administrator at PO Box 89, Waynesboro, GA 30830 or sent via email to


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