Transit Coordinator

The Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) is seeking a Transit Coordinator.  This position is in Auburn and will provide Transit planning services primarily to the Lewiston/Auburn area for the Androscoggin Transportation Resource Center (ATRC). This staff person will also serve as the Transit Coordinator for the Lewiston-Auburn Transit Committee (LATC), overseer of the citylink bus system.

Responsibilities include: Oversight of coordination of transit services within the ATRC region; oversight of the citylink operations and maintenance contractor; planning assistance and general staff support to LATC including budget preparation and grants administration/ management/reporting; evaluation of area specific transit issues and development of recommended options; assisting with plans and project prioritization. Extensive use of personal computers and Microsoft applications required. Regular communications with the citylink contractor, municipal staff and officials, MaineDOT staff, FTA staff, and the general public is required.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, or related field;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to manage concurrent tasks efficiently;
  • Ability to manage one's own time and work in a team environment;
  • Ability to participate, and lead, meetings – both virtual and in-person, including workday and evening meetings;
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable motor vehicle;

Additional desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Familiarity with transit system planning/oversight;
  • Familiarity with municipal or regional planning;
  • Familiarity with Federal grants management and compliance

AVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include medical insurance, health savings account with company contribution, health reimbursement account with deductible reimbursement; dental and vision insurance; life and voluntary disability insurance; medical and dependent care flexible spending; member of Maine Public Employees Retirement System; paid time off including vacation and sick time, 12 paid holidays; flexible schedule with 37 ½ hour workweek.

Applicants should submit their resume, minimum salary requirements and three professional references to Lisa Bonney at LBonney@avcog.org.  The position will remain open until filled.

Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments
Attention: Lisa Bonney 
125 Manley Road
Auburn, ME 04210

Lbonney@avcog.org

Equal Opportunity Employer